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
3:05 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Child Fatalities Review Panel Needs Access to More Records

Sen. Julie Denton - photo by LRC Public Information

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Members of a new state review panel tasked with overseeing child deaths and near deaths that resulted from abuse will begin their work by examining the cases of eight children who died over the past year.

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Local/Regional News
9:01 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Organizers Say Isaac Murphy Art Garden Will Break Ground in 2013

The Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden is planned at the corner of Third Street and Midland Avenue.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The sign standing at the corner of Third Street and Midland Avenue in Lexington reads “Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden, coming Spring 2012.” But the lot remains empty.

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Local/Regional News
7:45 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Major Construction Planned For New Circle Road

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With state and federal funding secured, a series of four major construction projects is set to begin next year on New Circle Road.

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Sports
1:32 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Despite Losing Seasons, Kentucky-Tennessee Matchup Expected to be a Battle

UK players lifted coach Joker Phillips on their shoulders Saturday following a win over Samford. It was his last game at Commonwealth Stadium as head coach of the Wildcats. - photo by Aaron Borton, UK Athletics

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The 2012 football season has not gone as planned for both the University of Kentucky and University of Tennessee. Both will end the season with losing records and fired coaches. But pride is still on the line as the Wildcats and Vols prepare to square off on Saturday.

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Local/Regional News
8:12 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Long Before Emancipation Proclamation, African American Education Had a Home in Central Ky.

The Willis Russell House, built around 1794, was used as a school for African American children. -- photo courtesy Boyle Landmark Trust

DANVILLE, Ky. - More than 20 years before Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, black children were being educated by a former slave in a two-story log house in central Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
4:02 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Sneak Peek of UK Basketball's Renovated Locker Rooms (sort of)

Layout of the new UK men's basketball locker room. Courtesy CoachCal.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. -The Kentucky men’s basketball team will be able to use its newly renovated locker room for the first time Friday night as the Wildcats prepare for the home opener against Lafayette. Reporter Brenna Angel got a sneak peek.

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Local/Regional News
6:54 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Consultant Picked for Rupp District Project

Proposed interior of a renovated Rupp Arena. Courtesy Space Group.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The consulting firm Conventions, Sports & Leisure International will serve as the strategic advisor for the proposed project to renovate Rupp Arena and develop an Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Lexington.

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Local/Regional News
7:48 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Hemp Commission Convenes, Has Legislative Goals

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer (center) chairs the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state commission created by the Kentucky General Assembly held its first meeting in Frankfort  Wednesday after years of inactivity.

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Local/Regional News
7:56 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Education Leaders to Continue Push for Changing Dropout Age

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Raising the school dropout age from 16 to 18 will once again be a focus for the Kentucky Chamber and education leaders when the General Assembly convenes in Frankfort next year.

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Local/Regional News
3:06 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Got Your Sticker? Kentuckians Head to the Polls

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky isn’t a battleground state for the presidential election, but plenty of voters still cast a ballot today.

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