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12:50 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Philanthropist, Former UK Trustee Chair William B. Sturgill Dies

Former UK Trustees Chair William B. Sturgill passed away Saturday at the age of 89.
Credit UK Alumni Association

The UK campus community is mourning the loss of former trustees' chair William B. "Bill" Sturgill who passed away over the weekend.  He was 89.

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8:36 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Project At Kentucky Coal Plant To Capture Carbon Dioxide

Technology developed at the University of Kentucky is expected to mean fewer carbon emissions in the atmosphere.

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6:50 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Somerset Begins Retail Gasoline Venture

A Kentucky city is venturing into the retail gas business by opening a municipal-run filling station.

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4:22 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Barr Reacts To Critical Spending Report

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr is responding to a Herald-Leader report highlighting his office's spending on communications.

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4:11 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

MSU to host SOAR listening session July 24

Originally published on Fri July 18, 2014 2:24 pm

Morehead State University and Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Education and Retraining Working Group will host a public listening session Thursday, July 24, in the Crager Room of the Adron Doran University Center.

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2:06 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Ex-Kentucky Senator Ford Being Treated For Cancer

Wendell Ford, former Kentucky Governor, and former U-S Senator, is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
Credit photo provided

Former U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford from Kentucky says he is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.

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1:20 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Prosecutor Accused Of Affair With Defendant

A Kentucky prosecutor has been accused of having an affair with and impregnating a defendant whom he prosecuted for felony drug trafficking.

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8:28 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Grocery Bills Continue To Rise

A survey shows average retail food prices in Kentucky supermarkets made a small but steady climb in the second quarter of this year.  

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5:22 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Satirical Senate Campaign After Laughs, Real Reforms

Screenshot from represent.us ad for satirical Gil Fulbright campaign

A new face is about to join the most-watched Senate race in the country, but you won’t see his name on the ballot this November.

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3:07 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

STEAM Academy Running Full Steam This Summer

Stephanie Bamfo (left) conducts a chemistry experiment with her fellow STEAM Academy students at UK.

Classes may be done for the summer, but students can't seem to stay away from one school in Lexington.

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