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4:39 pm
Tue October 12, 2010

Trustees Assemble Panel To Hire Replacement For UK's Todd

Lexington, KY – Trustee Chair Britt Brockman tells the Lexington Herald Leader the committee will be led by board member Jim Stuckert and members Jo Hern Curris, Pamela May and Billy Joe Miles.

Also on the panel will be faculty trustee Everett McCorvey, alumni representative Myra Tobin, as well as current faculty members Sheldon Steiner, Hollie Swanson, and Lee Meyer.

Student representatives will be Ben Taylor Cox and Ryan Smith.

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4:47 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

Two Lexington Agencies To Share Healthcare Grant

Lexington, KY – Lexington-Fayette County spokesman Kevin Hall says his agency has wanted to collaborate with the mental health board on a project and very soon it will.

"Bluegrass is going to construct a 60-thousand square foot building on about three acres of land. It's going to be next to the campus they already have on Newtown Pike. It's going to be a three level facility and they have graciously allowed us to house primary care center services in one of the levels."

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4:41 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

Newberry Appoints Committee To Assess Spotlight - Plan Other Festivals

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry says he'd like to see something like Spotlight Lexington come together in the future. To that end, he announced the formation of a 19 member committee to assess the overall impact of the 17 day festival.

"I don't know exactly what the outcome of this group's work may be but I am confident one of the outcomes will be the need to continue to have a festival somewhat along the lines of Spotlight Lexington because it has been an incredible success for our community."

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4:09 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

Clinton Stumps at UK, Urges Students to Vote for Conway

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In a rally that included a who's-who of Kentucky Democrats, former President Bill Clinton stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Jack Conway Monday in Lexington.

The 42nd President appealed to students and young people in his campaign speech for Jack Conway Monday afternoon on the University of Kentucky campus. Mr. Clinton says Rand Paul, the tea-party-backed candidate for U.S. Senate, supports abolishing the Department of Education and eliminating Pell Grants.

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12:51 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

Why Didn't I Think of That?

Lexington, KY – Central Kentucky Inventors Council president Don Skaggs says the theme this year is "The Power of Connections".

"It's for really anyone who is interested in inventing, or is an entrepreneur. Whether you are an experienced inventor or even if you are new to the whole world of inventing, we cover all the bases."

Skaggs says a lot of great ideas are generated and shared with the public at the annual gathering.

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12:44 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

Lexington Police Officer Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

Lexington, KY – Police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts says Officer Michael Steele was in pursuit of a speeder on Winchester Road shortly after 4 am Monday when he crashed his cruiser trying to turn onto Walton Avenue. The speeding vehicle was able to get away. No word on Officer Steele's condition as of noon Monday.

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9:10 am
Mon October 11, 2010

The Legacy of Kentucky's WEG

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games are no more. The international sporting event that awarded championship titles in eight equine disciplines wrapped up at the Kentucky Horse Park Sunday after a 16-day run. When all the horses are shipped back to their home stables, and all the pavilions and temporary seating taken down, what will be the legacy of this year's WEG?

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5:31 pm
Sun October 10, 2010

WEG Closes With a Flourish

Lexington, KY – The World Equestrian Games, for all intents and purposes are over. The Horse Radio Network's Samantha Lederman Clark recaps the final day of the competition in the WUKY - Centre College WEG report.

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4:03 pm
Sat October 9, 2010

Saudi Jumper Bids For Upset Win At WEG

Lexington, KY – It's Day 15 of the the competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Horse Radio Network's Samantha Lederman Clark has a preview of the exciting jumping finals Saturday night.

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5:57 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Lots of Action Left at WEG

Lexington, KY – In this edition of the WUKY - Centre College WEG Report, the Horse Radio Network's Samantha Lederman Clark chats with Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein president of FEI, the international horse sport organization that oversees the World Equestrian Games, and Brenna Angel previews the 2014 World Games which will be held in Normandy, France.

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