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
5:09 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Fayette Co. Public Schools Using Strict Criteria for Out-of-Area Requests

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Parents of Fayette County Public School elementary students are being urged to send their child to the school they were assigned to and not make an out-of-area request. The district recently issued an advisory saying it will use stricter criteria school changes.

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WUKY In Depth
9:30 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Big Preschool Goals Face Tough Budget Realities

Lisa Mudd is a preschool teacher at Dixie Magnet Elementary in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In his State of the Union address last month, President Obama made the case for expanding early childhood education. Adding more pre-K opportunities is also one of Governor Steve Beshear's goals, but budget constraints at both the federal and state level present significant challenges.

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Local/Regional News
9:22 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Rule Change Aimed at Speeding Up Lexington Council Meetings

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Lexington Urban County Council is weighing transparency and practicality as it considers a change in what items need to be publicly addressed at a full council meeting.

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Local/Regional News
6:44 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Thousands of Trout, Catfish Stocked at Jacobson Park Lake

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking trout and catfish at Lexington’s Jacobson Park Lake.  

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Local/Regional News
1:15 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Three Properties Recommended for Senior Citizens Center, Continental Inn Site Not on List

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Three Lexington properties have been recommended for further study to potentially be the next home of the city’s senior citizens center. But the exclusion of the old Continental Inn site on New Circle Road has some Urban County Council members crying foul.

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Local/Regional News
7:53 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Wounded Vet Getting New Home

Cpl. Matthew Bradford broke ground Thursday at the site of his new home.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - It was a special moment Thursday as a central Kentucky veteran severely injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq broke ground a new home.                

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Local/Regional News
7:47 am
Thu February 21, 2013

More Kentucky Students Taking and Passing AP Exams

College Board

LEXINGTON, Ky. - More than 12,000 Kentucky public high school graduates took an Advanced Placement Exam last year according to new data released Wednesday by the College Board. That represents a 74 percent increase from the graduating class in Kentucky five years ago.

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Local/Regional News
9:19 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Food Truck Ordinance Clears First Hurdle, Will Need Updates

Food trucks in Washington, D.C. - photo by flickr user tedeytan

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An ordinance making it easier for mobile food vendors to operate on private property in Lexington unanimously passed the Urban County Council’s economic development committee Tuesday. The proposal is the result of a work group focusing on contentious issues between food truck vendors and traditional restaurant owners.

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Local/Regional News
12:52 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Effects of Airline Merger May Take a While for Lexington

Associated Press photo

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Blue Grass Airport in Lexington plans to maintain the number of flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Dallas—at least for now. Service to those cities is provided by US Airways and American Airlines, which announced last week plans to merge in an $11 billion deal.

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Local/Regional News
8:45 am
Mon February 18, 2013

U.S. 60 Repaving Will Change Road Surface From Concrete to Asphalt

Traffic on U.S. 60 in Lexington. The area between New Circle Road and Blue Grass Parkway will undergo major resurfacing beginning Monday.
photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Road crews will begin a major repaving project Monday on U.S. 60 in Fayette and Woodford counties.

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