Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
11:34 am
Mon June 16, 2014

UK Awarded $12.2 M NIH Grant To Detect, Minimize Impacts From Hazardous Sites

Kentucky is home to more than 200 federal Superfund sites, including 14 active sites on a list of the country's worst sites.
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UK has won an NIH grant to minimize the damaging environmental and health impacts caused by hazardous waste sites.

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Local/Regional News
10:44 am
Mon June 16, 2014

McConnell Touts Union Endorsements

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Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell says two eastern Kentucky labor unions have endorsed him for re-election.

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Local/Regional News
9:16 am
Sat June 14, 2014

Cameras Credited With Deterring Crime On UK's Campus

The University of Kentucky's police chief is crediting cameras placed throughout the Lexington campus with deterring crime.

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9:09 am
Sat June 14, 2014

Senate Candidates Weigh In On Iraq Crisis

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes released statements on the crisis in Iraq on Friday.
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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says she would not support sending U.S. troops back to Iraq.

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Local/Regional News
5:43 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Tuition Going Up For KCTCS Students

Students at Kentucky's community and technical colleges are facing higher tuition costs the next two years.

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3:41 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Kynect Success Means More Providers

With the success and national recognition of Kentucky’s health care exchange, known as Kynect, other insurance companies are hoping to get on board. 

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3:16 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Tonight Will Be A Grand Night

photo courtesy of UK Opera Theatre

A Grand Night for Singing, presented by the UK Opera Theatre opens tonight at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

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2:15 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Race To The Top Report Highlights Kentucky's Progress, Challenges

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In its latest Race to the Top report, the U.S. Dept. of Education says Kentucky is making progress in implementing reforms, but challenges persist.

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2:04 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Caregiving Service Owner Pleads Guilty In Medicaid Fraud Case

A former owner of an in-home caregiving service which operated in Lexington has pleaded guilty to scheming to defraud the state Medicaid system.

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2:01 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Harry Dean Stanton Film Fest Celebrates Fourth Year

Kentucky-born actor Harry Dean Stanton has been the subject of a film festival in Lexington for the past three years.

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