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Racial comments spur petition

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Rashad Bigham, the vice president of Alpha Phi Alpha, responded to the remarks after he said he received a disappointing reaction from the director of student affairs, according to a report by WKYT.

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The Lyric hosts tour of heroes

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The event was titled “We Wear The Mask: Black Superheroes Through The Ages,” and was hosted by UK associate professor and poet laureate Frank X Walker.

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Interpreting art on campus

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All of Dana Harper’s artwork is open to interpretation, which is what UK students had the opportunity to form when an exhibit dedicated to her work was unveiled at the Rasdall Gallery Wednesday evening.

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Fines must be paid before class registration

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Students are recommended to pay citations shortly after receiving them, said Tune, adding that it is recommended that students check their registration window well in advance to give them adequate time to address all holds on their account.

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Margin over Grimes is McConnell’s 2nd-largest

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Margin over Grimes is McConnell’s 2nd-largest

Incumbent Republican candidate Mitch McConnell was elected to his sixth term in the U.S. Senate Tuesday night, defeating Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Despite loss, Grimes does not regret run

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The music continued at the Carrick House after major news organizations called the Kentucky Senate race in Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell’s favor soon after the polls closed. Early results reported McConnell’s percentage of votes to be in the high 50′s.

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Skeptical voters still turn out

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By Nick Gray ngray@kykernel.com At Maxwell Elementary School in Lexington where polls were stationed Tuesday, the voting line sprawled down the school’s main hallway during the last rush of voters. The degree of cynicism for many voters was just as long. UK economics senior Justin Henderson said he believes many high-profile races are between “the […]

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Comic exhibit presents new view of heroes

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Students looking for a more relatable hero may find some in english professor and Kentucky poet laureate Frank X. Walker ‘s comic book exhibit in the Lyric Theater.

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Anthany Beatty remains upbeat about city’s future despite loss

Beatty lost the Lexington mayoral election by 30 percent with all precints in Fayette County reporting. Tuesday concluded Beatty’s campaign, but carried more importance to him than a victory.

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Mayor Jim Gray re-elected by healthy margin

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Mayor Jim Gray re-elected by healthy margin

Mayor Jim Gray cruised to victory on Tuesday night, defeating challenger Anthany Beatty by nearly 28,000 votes. Gray will have four more years as mayor of Lexington after getting 65 percent of the votes, while Beatty conceded defeat after earning 35 percent with all precincts reporting.

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