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2010 census almost over, students participate

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2010 census almost over, students participate

By Drew Teague Blue forms in white government envelopes began flooding into students’ mailboxes about a month ago, and now, the turn in date for those forms is just around the bend. The 2010 U.S. census began around March 15, and forms are due by Friday, according to the U.S. census Web site. As of […]

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‘Higher’ education at low costs, faster speed

By Shannon Frazer Students staying in Lexington this summer have the opportunity to receive up to three credit hours in two weeks or less. The Christian Studies Center, located next to UK at 502 Columbia Ave., exists to provide a space for students to ask questions of faith and to see where God fits into […]

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Tickets to Calipari bottle signing offered only online

By David Baker Dragging yourself out of bed on a Friday morning for an 8 a.m. class may not provide much motivation, but dragging yourself out of bed to get head basketball coach John Calipari’s autograph may provide more. Those wishing to purchase the new Maker’s Mark bottle with the face of Calipari on it […]

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Gas leak on South Limestone under control

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Gas leak on South Limestone under control

A gas leak had the major arteries around UK’s North Campus temporarily shut down Thursday morning as crews worked to alleviate the situation. After a five-inch gas line had been struck at the corners of Winslow Avenue and Avenue of Champions, Columbia Gas crews worked to find a way to stop the gas from escaping. […]

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Club wants to curb coal

By Tilly Finley Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or perhaps a mine, it is no secret that a hot coal debate is in the works on UK’s campus. Despite a long tradition of coal dependency at UK, one student organization is looking to turn the tide. UK Beyond Coal is pushing harder than […]

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Housing session moved: Council to meet over Spring Break

By Rachel Bryant Those wanting to address the student housing issue will have to wait to speak their minds. City council members voted at Tuesday’s work session not to place the proposal on the agenda for Thursday’s full council meeting, said Ben Duncan, UK Student Government chief of staff. The proposal, which seeks to change […]

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Newberry meeting brings mixed reactions

A mix of people with different jobs, goals and ages made up Mayor Jim Newberry’s meeting Monday to discuss the proposed amendments to off-campus housing zoning laws. People in attendance included presidents of neighborhood associations around UK, landlords and their representatives, Urban County Council members, members of Newberry’s administration and Student Government Vice President Kelsey […]

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Parties concerned with off-campus housing to sit down

Mayor Jim Newberry has arranged a meeting scheduled for Monday to discuss the proposed amendments to off-campus housing zoning laws in Lexington. Those invited to the meeting include presidents of neighborhood associations around UK, landlords and their representatives, Urban County Council members and members of Newberry’s administration. Student Government President Ryan Smith said SG representatives […]

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Meeting to discuss definition of ‘family’

By Drew Teague The Lexington Urban County Council will meet Tuesday morning to continue the discussion on the definition of “family” for off-campus housing. Student Government President Ryan Smith urges students to attend the meeting to give their side of the issue. “There is no give and take here, they are trying to push this […]

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Awesome Issues Mayor Forum Live Blog

Follow along with blogger Sarah Wainright as she live blogs the Awesome Issues Mayor Forum at Awesome, Inc. downtown. The four mayor candidates will answer questions from both the traditional media and new media, with lots of different coverage of the event. The live blog will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. and comments are welcome. […]

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