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As an observer of this presidential race, I find myself disappointed in those supporting Sen. Barack Obama. In a Monday article entitled “Obama, not McCain, will move our country in a different direction,” Robert Kahne grabs readers’ attention by speaking of “the precipic Learn Forex Trading In 30 Days e of change,” and how Obama […]

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Column by Robert Kahne I truly believe that this nation stands on the precipice of change. What I mean by that is we, as a nation, have the opportunity during this election to move beyond the 20th century and into the future. The manner in which Barack Obama has gone about running for president and […]

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Look beyond The Dame for music in town

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Despite the loss of our fare lady, The Dame, the Lexington music scene is not dead. The popular music venue closed in July and was shortly thereafter torn down, along with 13 other historic buildings. The Kernel reported online Sunday that, according to The Dame’s general manager, the venue will re-open on Oct. 3 at […]

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Column by Tim Riley In June 2008, a group of college presidents formed a group known as the Amethyst Initiative. Their stated goal, according to their Web site, is to “encourage moderation and responsibility as an alternative to the drunkenness and reckless decisions about alcohol that mark the experience of many young Americans.” However, they […]

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I was surprised to see that there was practically no mention of Sept. 11, 2001, in the Kernel on Thursday or Friday. I picked up a Kernel on Thursday, sure that the front page would have some sort of story or remembrance article about the most tragic day in American history.

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Library must remain open

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The editorial on Sept. 12 makes the excellent point that not all students have the luxury of ending their schoolwork by midnight, nor are many home environments conducive to studying.

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Dame to reopen in Main Street Live complex

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Dame to reopen in Main Street Live complex

She returns. The Dame will reopen Oct. 3 as part of the Main Street Live entertainment complex, said Nick Sprouse, talent buyer and general manager for The Dame. The Dame closed its West Main Street location in June and was demolished soon after, along with other buildings located in the block between the corners of […]

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Welcome to Kentucky, “where education pays” and the flagship university of the state does not have a library that operates 24 hours a day — except during midterms and finals week. Superficially, it is a smart move to help out with the state- imposed budget cuts that cost the William T. Young Library 4 percent, […]

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