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Avenue of Champions temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov. 12

Avenue of Champions temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov. 12

Braden Ramsey November 11, 2020

Following nearly a year of sewage construction that has produced on-and-off closures, Avenue of Champions will be shut down for one final stretch of time in 2020.According to a press release from Lexington...

UK students ride the Blue Route bus on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Bus drivers cite lack of sanitization, overcrowding in COVID-19 concerns

Lauren Campbell August 31, 2020

Lextran employees who operate the buses on and around UK’s campus say the buses are not being properly sanitized to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and that campus buses are not cleaned as often as city...

Construction has been completed on Woodland Ave in front of Chellgren Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff.

Woodland Ave. construction may mean better bike, pedestrian safety

Rick Childress October 28, 2018

Ongoing minor road construction along Woodland Avenue near The 90 will soon yield new short-term parking and bike lanes in front of two central campus dorms, UK announced via a press release last week.Drivers...

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4-year-old struck by car on Saturday has passed away

Kernel News Staff September 17, 2018

The 4-year-old who was struck by a car on Saturday on Cooper Drive has passed away of his injuries, UK announced on Monday evening.His name, released for the first time, is Marco Lee Shemwell. The announcement...

Kernel Opinion SIG

Lextran needs more buses to adequately serve off-campus students

August 23, 2018

Lextran and UK need to work together to put more buses on the road for students who live off-campus.Route 15 buses during the semester take anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes to pick up people after the afternoon...

One person sustained minor injuries after a wreck on S. Limestone on Friday morning. 

1 injured after four-car crash on Limestone

News staff November 11, 2016

One person sustained minor injuries after a wreck on S. Limestone on Friday morning. The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of S. Limestone and Prall Street. UK spokeswoman Kathy...

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Woman charged with hitting UK employee and Louisville police detective

News Staff November 3, 2016

Suzanne Whitlow, the woman charged with a DUI and two counts of manslaughter after two pedestrians were hit by a car last Saturday, was checked into the Fayette County Jail on Thursday, according to WKYT.Whitlow,...

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