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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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Creating Wealth Without Risk

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Creating Wealth Without Risk

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By Melody Bailiff “Never, never give up” is a sign that used to hang in the office of David Dick, former UK professor and CBS News correspondent. If you talked to the family, friends and former colleagues of Dick, they would tell you he stayed true to that sign in his office. After years of […]

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By Shannon Frazer Lexington residents may notice some new additions to the city’s landscape. Horse Mania 2010, organized by LexArts, features 89 full-sized fiberglass horses located at various locations in Lexington. LexArts and event spokesman Tony Aros said that while Horse Mania does not have a set rotational schedule for when the event will continue […]

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Reaching out with radio: Student station expands coverage

By Melody Bailiff WRFL-FM 88.1, or Radio Free Lexington, UK’s student-run radio station, has decided after 22 years of broadcasting locally it’s time to expand its boundaries. June 17 marked the day WRFL went from broadcasting locally in Lexington to regionally to cities like Midway, Stamping Ground, Georgetown, Shelbyville and Lawrenceburg, Ky.­ Since the expansion, […]

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UPDATED: Two arrested in campus robbery

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UK Police has taken two males into custody for the armed robbery that occurred on campus on Wednesday night. Carlos Collins, 24, a Lexington resident, and a 17-year-old male were arrested on June 25 and charged with robbery in the first degree. UK Police found the individuals at an apartment complex on Winnie Street. Collins […]

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Lexington celebrates opening of South Limestone with block party

Lexington residents came out to celebrate the completion of 12 months of construction on South Limestone, only to close it down again on June 19. Young and old alike braved high temperatures and humidity to attend the block party, which included bike polo, cornhole and chalk drawing among the food and drink specials offered by […]

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‘Grand Night’ celebrates 18 years

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‘Grand Night’ celebrates 18 years

By Emily Cedargren The Lexington community has three more chances to see some of the area’s most talented singers in a “grand” performance. This weekend is the final set of performances of UK Opera Theatre’s “It’s A Grand Night For Singing!,” a show in its 18th year of production. “It’s an all-out salute to Broadway […]

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