Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
5:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Aramark Deal Marks Latest Move Toward Privatization At UK

UK's Apothecary Cafe
Credit uky.edu

The UK Board of Trustees is moving forward with a 15-year, $250 million dollar contract with private dining services provider Aramark.

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4:47 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Jonathan At Gratz Park Set To Close

Jonathan at Gratz Park
Credit tripadvisor

Downtown restaurant Jonathan at Gratz Park will serve its final dish at the end of the month.

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9:05 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Somerset To Start Selling Gasoline

photo courtesy of green car reports

Officials in Somerset say they expect the city to start selling gasoline to the public in a couple of weeks. 

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8:56 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Supervised Release Program Finding Success

An independent study has found that inmates released early under a new state law are less likely to re-offend.

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8:48 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Two KY VA Hospitals Will Get A Second Look

Ireland Army Community Hospital at Fort Knox, Ky.

A national audit brings good and bad news to veterans’ facilities in the Bluegrass State. 

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5:18 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Dueling Sponsorships Blamed For Failed WEG Bid

Credit panoramio.com

The Kentucky Horse Park’s Rolex Stadium won’t be filled with World Equestrian Games spectators in 2018 – and the reason why might be in the name.

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3:58 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Six Ky. Counties To Face Post-Election Audits

Attorney General Jack Conway will take a closer look at election results in six Kentucky counties for audits following the May 20 primary elections.

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2:22 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

City, UK Consider Path Forward On Rupp Arena

The two sides caught up in the Rupp Arena controversy will meet this week to discuss a way forward.

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2:09 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Construction Underway On Housing For Residents Displaced By Newtown Extension

Affordable housing construction gets underway in the former Southend Park
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Officials broke ground Monday on affordable housing for residents displaced by the Newtown Pike Extension project.

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2:41 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Lexington "Honor Flight" Gives Veterans An Experience To Remember

Cecil Grimes, 90-year-old veteran of World War II, korea, and Vietnam, and his son, Barry Grimes, make their way through the first checkpoint before boarding Lexington's first "Honor Flight."
Credit Josh James / WUKY

A group of Kentucky veterans boarded a plane bound for the nation’s capital Friday morning, the first-ever “Honor Flight" to stop in Lexington.

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