Brenna Angel

Former WUKY Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Lexington native Brenna Angel anchored local morning newscasts for WUKY through May 13. She joined the station in March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.

Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and the Associated Press. Several of Brenna’s stories have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Brenna accepted a position with the Lexington Mayor's Office in May 2013.

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Local/Regional News
1:19 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Rupp Task Force Main Outlines Revenue Possibilities

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Before the home of the UK mens’ basketball team can get a complete makeover, city leaders need to figure how to pay for the project. Brent Rice, chairman of the Rupp Arena task force, discussed possibilities Friday morning at a Commerce Lexington event.

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Local/Regional News
2:45 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Online Map Keeps Track of Lexington Crime

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Police officers in Lexington are using an online tool to keep track of crime trends across the city, and the information is also available to the public.

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WUKY In Depth
8:46 am
Thu March 22, 2012

High School Bowlers Competing for First Ever State Championship

The Scott Co. High School bowling team is competing in the first ever state tournament sanctioned by the KHSAA. Photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Thursday is a historic day for high school sports in Kentucky. For the first time ever, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association is hosting a state championship for bowling. Over the next two days students from across the state will compete at the Executive Strike and Spare in Louisville.

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Local/Regional News
4:06 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Report: Kentucky Needs Alternatives to Personal Care Homes

Residents of a personal care home eating at separate tables. - Photo by Kentucky Protection & Advocacy

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state agency that serves as a watchdog for people with disabilities says the Commonwealth is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by placing people with mental illnesses in personal care homes.

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Local/Regional News
3:45 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Despite Financial Hurdles, Horse Park Expects Good Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park is anticipating one of the “best years ever” for the sprawling tourist attraction, despite significant financial hurdles.

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WUKY In Depth
10:06 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Central Ky. Businesses Devoted to Wildcats

 LEXINGTON, Ky. - The barber shop near the corner of Euclid and Woodland Avenues in Lexington is like most barber shops, offering men’s haircuts, beard trimming, straight razor shaves. But the atmosphere owner Ryan Lykins has created is a lot like a sports bar.

Lykins and his wife Cassandra own Kentucky Wildcuts Barber Shop, a business they opened about three years ago.

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Local/Regional News
2:26 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Bullying Bill Fails in Ky. House Committee

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky lawmakers are at odds about the effectiveness of anti-bullying legislation that took effect in 2008. A proposal meant to strengthen the law failed in a state legislative committee Tuesday.

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Local/Regional News
6:24 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Students Talk About Career Plans in Operation Preparation

WINCHESTER, Ky. - They may be a few years away from graduation, but Kentucky 8th and 10th graders are already thinking about life after high school.

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Local/Regional News
2:41 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Planning Commission Allows Church to Shrink Pond

Aerial view of Southland property along Richmond Rd - from Bing.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A local mega-church’s plan to fill in most of a pond along Richmond Road got the approval of the Lexington Planning Commission Thursday, despite a recommendation from the city’s planning department to postpone that part of the project.

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Local/Regional News
4:57 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

One Year Later, Fire Chief's Employment Status in Limbo

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been 12 months since embattled Lexington fire chief Robert Hendricks has reported for duty, but he still wants a job with the city.

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