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The protest group performing the sit-in in Gov. Steve Beshear’s office has received word that several groups plan to rally on the steps in the front of the Capitol Sunday afternoon. This rally is in addition to the “I Love Mountains Day” rally that was already planned for 11 a.m. Monday morning. Several groups are […]

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UK Student Government may help the city of Lexington financially with a public works project.

The proposal, which was brought to SG by Third District Councilwoman Diane Lawless, asked SG for $1,500 to help put in a flashing light at the intersection of Pine and Upper streets, said Micah Fielden, SG senate president.

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Protest draws locals: UK graduate organizes justice and peace rally

Despite frigid temperatures, about 100 people gathered downtown Saturday to show their support for Egyptians who have been protesting President Hosni Mubarak’s regime in the Middle East.

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Crosbie wins 7th District Council race

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By Liz Canavan and Marie Canavan In Lexington’s 7th District Council race, KC Crosbie has defeated Chris Logan for the second consecutive time. This will be Crosbie’s third term, previously defeating Logan in 2008. Crosbie’s main focus is to work with other council members on creating jobs and focusing on the budget. She plans on […]

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Gray defeats Newberry in mayoral election

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Gray defeats Newberry in mayoral election

By Drew Teague and Becca Clemons Lexington now has a new mayor running the city. Jim Gray defeated incumbent mayor Jim Newberry in a clear- cut victory Tuesday night. At 7 p.m. Newberry came on the stage at his campaign headquarters at the Lexington Center and spoke to the gathered crowd to concede the mayoral […]

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Putting a face to those on the streets

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“Father help your children and don’t let them fall by the side of the road.” These are the words that were sung from Memorial Hall’s stage Wednesday as the Catholic Action Center began a message about those living on the streets. Ginny Ramsey, co-founder of the Catholic Action Center, introduced the play, “Please Don’t Call […]

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UK Police issues crime bulletin, Lexington Police investigating four near-campus crimes

By Brian Shlonsky UK Police issued a crime bulletin Monday evening after Lexington Police notified the department that it is investigating four crimes near the UK campus. Three of the crimes being investigated happened over the past weekend. UK Police Chief Joe Monroe said Lexington Police notified UK Police Monday morning and immediately UK Police […]

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BREAKING NEWS: 4th armed robbery within two weeks occurs on campus

The fourth armed robbery to occur on UK’s campus within two weeks occurred Wednesday around 9:30 p.m., after two occurred early Tuesday morning, and one occurred last week. Wednesday night’s armed robbery occurred in the Blue Lot parking area at Commonwealth Stadium, according to a UK Alert sent out around 9:34 p.m. UK Police Chief […]

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Two armed robberies happen early Tuesday morning

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Two armed robberies happen early Tuesday morning

UK Police and Lexington Police were notified of two armed robberies early Tuesday morning, one at 447 Pennsylvania Ave. and one at the corner of Columbia Avenue and Oldham Court. According to a UK Alert e-mail sent out at about 4 a.m., the robberies occurred at 2:46 a.m. and 2:47 a.m. “It is implied the […]

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Annual celebration recognizes freedoms of the First Amendment

The five protections listed in 45 words of the First Amendment are essential to a free society — this was one main message at Monday evening’s annual First Amendment Address. Terry Anderson, honorary co-chair of the Committee to Protect Journalists and visiting journalism professor at UK, delivered this message as the keynote speaker at the […]

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