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Local/Regional News
2:18 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

UK Healthcare Defends $87 Milllion In Loans As Smart Business

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK Healthcare officials are calling an $87 million dollar loan from the university a prudent business decision, which allowed the organization to maintain its reserve funds.

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Local/Regional News
3:21 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Capilouto Wants Campus Feedback on UK Recommendations

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Allocating funding across departments, retaining top faculty, and financing university projects, are some of the topics included in a series of reports released by the University of Kentucky Monday.

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Local/Regional News
9:24 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Former UK President to Retire

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky President Charles Wethington's retirement comes before the board of trustees Tuesday.

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Local/Regional News
4:14 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

UK Committee Analyzing Incentive-Based Budget Model

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  As the University of Kentucky deals with a 6.4 % budget cut for the upcoming fiscal year, a steering committee is looking at different models for developing a spending plan.

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Local/Regional News
4:07 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Mayors of Louisville, Lexington Make Friendly Wager on Final Four Game

Photo by Britney McIntosh / UK Athletics

FRANKFORT, Ky.  Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer presented his Lexington counterpart with a bottle of Woodford Reserve Bourbon today as part of a friendly wager on who will win the Final Four matchup between U of L and UK.

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Local/Regional News
8:01 am
Fri March 2, 2012

UK Students Gear Up For Dance Blue

Kentucky School News and Commentary

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky students are preparing for their largest philanthropic event of the year this weekend.

Students tape posters to the railings, paint displays, and ready the stage for Dance Blue, an event that began in 2006 and has since grown into a massive undertaking.

"It's an incredible thing to see. It's really one of those things you can't describe with words," says Clay Stanley, 2012 Dance Blue chair.

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Local/Regional News
4:14 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

UK Board Of Trustees Makes First Step Toward Privately-Managed Dorms

If the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees vote this afternoon is any indication, some UK students could be living in a residence hall developed and managed by a private company as early as 2013.

The board approved a plan to move ahead with the first step in what’s expected to be a massive $500 million dollar overhaul of its residence hall system by agreeing to partner with private company Education Realty Trust to build a 600-bed hall on Haggin Field.

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Local/Regional News
12:18 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

UK, Deaf Fan Settle Lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -  A deaf University of Kentucky football season ticket holder and the school have settled a lawsuit over closed-captioning at Commonwealth Stadium.

Charles Mitchell of Lancaster in central Kentucky sued in May, seeking to force the university to put captions for all game announcements on the scoreboards of the stadium under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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UK Perspectives 2
12:42 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

University Of Kentucky Prepares Sesquicentennial Celebration

The University of Kentucky will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2015. Even now, plans are underway for a grand celebration. Deirdre Scaggs, co-chair of the Sesquicentennial Committee has a preview of what’s in store over the next three years.