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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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New atmosphere, same tradition: Lexington Farmers Market at home in downtown pavilion

By Eva McEnrue Customers and vendors of the Lexington Farmers Market have taken keenly to its new Saturday location at the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion in Cheapside Park. The new pavilion holds the Farmers Market on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., replacing the old site on the corner of Maxwell Street and South […]

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Flight 5191 memorial design unveiled

By Sarah Pickerel After several years of planning and going through nearly 50 submissions, a volunteer committee announced their decision to place a memorial sculpture in the Arboretum in time for the fifth anniversary of the Flight 5191 crash. The volunteer committee revealed a miniature version of a memorial sculpture last Thursday, which will soon […]

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Kings Island to host UK Day

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UK faculty, staff, students, alumni and fans can save big on admission to Kings Island on June 12, deemed UK Day at the amusement park. The UK Alumni Association has planned various activities at an all-you-can-eat picnic at Picnic Grove, located between Planet Snoopy and Boomerang Bay. The picnic area will be open from 11:30 […]

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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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