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Protesters march against police brutality

Over 80 protesters marched from William Wells Brown Elementary School to the Fayette County Circuit Court Wednesday evening in coordination with nationwide protests against mass incarceration and police brutality.

Lexington police received a call around 11 p.m. Wednesday from mall security with a report of a man with a firearm who was acting suspiciously. Outside the mall, several people were camped out waiting to purchase the new iPhone 6 which will go on-sale Friday. Workers inside the mall were either evacuated or told to stay in their stores, depending on their location.

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Tuning up a friendship: Lexington resident offers guitar to once-ailing friend

A $12,000 charity guitar has become a tangible reminder of an amazing week and 15 years of friendship.

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Moon Festival comes to Lexington

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By Tabassum Ali news@kykernel.com The stars are lining up for the Kentucky Chinese American Association as they prepare for their annual Moon Festival at the MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheater of Beaumont Centre on Saturday.  It is the sixth year the KYCAA has hosted the Moon Festival Celebration. Professor Changzheng Wang, who is chair of […]

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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.

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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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