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The new university plaid design has made its way onto shelves in Lexington stores, but merchandising students aren’t finished creating products. Christina Criollo and Jena Everhard, UK alumni who studied in the School of Human Environmental Sciences, created the winning design for the UK Plaid Project competition in May 2008. Now, the products that feature […]

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By Cambron Wright Lexington has an opportunity to appreciate a true American craft this weekend. Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., Cheapside Park will host the Lexington Fest-of-Ales, a beer tasting festival organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation along with the Brewers of Central Kentucky. “It’s a great cultural event that showcases craft beers, focusing […]

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Art program offers community hands-on workshops

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By Garrett Wymer Lexington residents will have two opportunities later this month to receive art instruction from regional and national artists and artisans. Starting Sept. 14, the UK Fine Arts Institute will be holding noncredit art classes open to the Lexington community for nine weeks. Available classes are watercolor painting, digital photography, woodworking, ceramics, beginning […]

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Crime Log for Aug. 26-30

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August 26 Suspicious male reported at Good Son Diagnostic Imaging at 8:35 a.m. August 26 Suspicious person reported stealing from dumpster at 675 Rose St. at 9:58 a.m. August 26 Indecent exposure reported at 465 Rose St. at 11:44 a.m. August 26 Bicycle theft reported at Holmes Hall at 1:54 p.m. August 26 Person observed […]

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By Jennifer Hilinski New credit card legislation in effect will restrict on-campus marketing for credit card companies. Last May, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Holders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009, which regulates the marketing efforts creditors pitch to students younger than 21, according to a news release from CreditCards.com. In the past, […]

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By Katie Perkowski and Laura Clark If you bought a book for class that your professor wrote, that money may go back to the university. Proceeds for textbooks written by UK professors who assign them are required to be donated to the university, a charity or another educational entity, according to an ethics directive issued […]

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Two Kernel alumni have been named finalists for Story of the Year in the 2009 Associated Collegiate Press Awards. The competition is designed to recognize initiative and original reporting of a situation, problem or issue affecting students, according to the ACP Web site. Brad Luttrell, a May 2009 graduate, is one of four finalists in […]

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Credit bill protects students

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By Jennifer Hilinski New credit card legislation in effect will restrict on-campus marketing for credit card companies. Last May, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Holders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009, which regulates the marketing efforts creditors pitch to students younger than 21, according to a news release from CreditCards.com. In the past, […]

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Businesses farther down Limestone still hurting

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By Roy York Small businesses located on South Limestone are fighting to stay in the black as the Lexington Streetscape Master Plan continues to disrupt downtown travel. Owners of businesses near the intersection of High Street and Limestone say poor planning and a lack of communication between the city and business owners has caused major […]

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UK professor, graduate student trap tree-killing beetles to end “huge problem”

The mysterious purple suitcase-looking objects that have hung from trees in The Arboretum and on the side of Kentucky highways for months are coming down. These purple prisms are traps for the emerald ash borer beetle as part of a survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service. The traps were […]

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