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Memory slips may signal Alzheimer’s

Since 1989, Kryscio, the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at UK, and a group of researchers have assessed people who notice simple slips of memory to see if they eventually lead to a more serious issue.

Billed by UKNow’s Whitney Hale as a “fiddlin’ skippin’ good time,” members Sylvia Ryerson and Carrie Jean Wells will play for one hour free to the public.

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The HopeLine from Verizon program collects donated wireless devices like no-longer used cellphones, which can be from any carrier and in any condition.

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UK spent about $600,000 renovating Keeneland Hall in the summer of 2011, around two years before it was torn down this summer, estimated Ben Crutcher, the associate vice president for auxiliary services.

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Channeling Mrs. Doubtfire: Challenge raises suicide awareness in memory of Robin Williams

In the name of suicide prevention, 42 students, staff and administrators took pies to the face during Tuesday’s Wildcat Wellness and Suicide Prevention Fair.

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Students share talents, stories

The Student Center’s Grand Ballroom was filled with performers and spectators for the annual King Cafe Storytellers event at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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UK employees now have the opportunity to view their current health status through screening and an online dashboard with the addition of the LiveWell Check In.

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The armed robbery of a man not affiliated with UK on the north sidewalk of East Maxwell Street was reported at about 11:15 p.m. Monday, UK police announced in a crime bulletin sent out at about 1:30 a.m.

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UK’s Counseling Center will provide Question, Persuade, Refer, or QPR, training at three times on Tuesday in Frazee Hall to teach students and faculty how to respond when they think someone they know may be considering suicide. The 75-minute sessions will focus on gatekeeper or “the layperson’s” training, said Mary Chandler Bolin, the director of the Counseling Center.

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Football players suspended for game after reports of shots fired

Four freshman football players, Dorian Baker, Drew Barker, Tymere Dubose and Stanley Williams, were suspended from Sunday’s game and will face further disciplinary action in connection with the shots fired Sunday night, UK Athletics announced at about 7 p.m. Monday.

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