Driving until the sun sets

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The team’s garage in the Terrell Building, clearly identified by “UK Solar Car” marked on the outside of the white door, is full of batteries, wiring, plywood tables and shelves, but is dominated by the wide, Wildcat blue hood of this year’s solar car and its stripped frame and motor on the ground nearby.

Writers Hall of Fame to induct UK alumni

President Obama awards a 2010 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to Wendell E. Berry for his achievements as a poet, novelist, farmer, and conservationist, in the East Room at the White House inWashington D.C., March 2, 2011. (Mary F. Calvert/MCT

Former UK professor Wendell Berry will be the first living person inaugurated into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on Wednesday, said Jessica Faye Mohler, the marketing and communications director for the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

Blizzard slams northeast

A man strolls on a walking path at Liberty State Park, with the Statue of Liberty in the distance, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down as a monster storm, that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow, moved through the northeast. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

A flashlight, bottled water and, maybe most importantly, cookie dough, were the essential items Dunbar knew she may need while preparing for a blizzard that is expected to drop about two feet of snow on the northeastern U.S., according to a Blizzard Warning issued by the National Weather Service.