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Jim Gray and Anthany Beatty agree to “This I Believe…” debate on campus

Jim Gray and Anthany Beatty agree to “This I Believe…” debate on campus

WUKY-FM, the University of Kentucky’s public radio station, is partnering with the Citizen Kentucky Project of UK’s Scripps Howard First Amendment Center to present, “This I Believe … is the future of Lexington,” in conjunction with the mayor’s race. The two candidates for mayor, incumbent Jim Gray and former Lexington police chief Anthany Beatty, have agreed to a debate to address the citizens’ agenda from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 28, in UK’s Worsham Theater as part of a live radio broadcast on WUKY.

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray suspends Rupp Arena renovation project

Lexington major Jim Gray announced Wednesday that the Rupp Arena renovation effort is suspended, citing the unwillingness of the University of Kentucky to commit to a long-term lease totaling $10.7 million per year.

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5 Across, an event hosted by Awesome Inc located in downtown Lexington, is a pitch competition which awards $500 to the winner for their venture and gives them a chance to compete in the 5 Across finals in December, where they could potentially win $5000 for their start-up.

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Creason lecture, Hall of Fame inductions celebrate local journalism

The first black reporter for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Mervin Aubespin, talked about his experiences as a black man in Louisville and the South at the 37th annual Joe Creason Lecture in Worsham Theatre on Tuesday.

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Mervin R. Aubespin will tell students, university employees and community members about his 35 years in journalism and about the people he has met along the way.

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Student organizations host fashion show

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Student organizations host fashion show

Popular songs blasted from the speakers at the Color Me Spring Fashion Show, which showcased the newest “Day to Night” fashion trends at the E.S. Good Barn on Friday.

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UK students compete in innovation competition

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A team of UK students competed at this year’s Alltech Innovation Competition Saturday and brought home the third-place $4,000 Alltech Choice Award.

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Arboretum celebration grows community

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Arboretum celebration grows community

President Eli Capilouto and Mayor Jim Gray were among those who celebrated Arbor Day at the UK Arboretum on Saturday.

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Author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson has been nominated for the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

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UK announces revisions to alcohol policy

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President Eli Capilouto announced revisions to the university’s alcohol policy Thursday, saying that UK will “allow consumption on campus under predetermined guidelines and conditions.”

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