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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Democratic candidates for governor debate at the University of Kentucky ahead of the years May primary elections.

Democratic candidates for governor debate at UK ahead of May primary

Emily Laytham May 16, 2019

The Democratic candidates for governor visited UK this week to debate questions from students and make appeals to voters ahead of the primaries.On Wednesday, just under a week before Kentucky's gubernatorial...

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes calls for democratic votes in upcoming elections during the NOW Womens March Anniversary Rally in front of the Circuit Courthouse in downtown Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The rally was held a year after the first Womens March protesting Donald Trumps presidency. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Legalize marijuana, give teachers their pension

Saadia Akhtar April 9, 2018

The biggest issue in Kentucky right now is the pension crisis. Currently, the state is anywhere from $39 billion to $64 billion deep in pension debt for state workers.What makes matters worse is that there...

Legalize marijuana for the state’s sake

Editorial Board December 7, 2016

In 1996 California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Since then 28 more states have approved the drug for medical use, with another eight, including California, allowing adults to use...

Marijuana research and legalization

Marijuana on state ballots could open the door to legalization

News Staff November 8, 2016

Nine states have the opportunity to legalize recreational use of marijuana today, according to a report by the New York Times. California, Massachusetts and Maine have initiatives on the ballot that are...

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Gray for change

By the editorial board November 6, 2016

While the U.S. presidential race has all the spotlight now, there are still many other important political races going on, including the race between the Kentucky U.S. Senate candidates Jim Gray and Rand...

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