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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Keion Brooks Jr. (12) dives for a loose ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 82-80. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

BBM: This year vs. last

Trinity Bratchett October 8, 2021

As basketball season quickly approaches, so does the highly anticipated Big Blue Madness. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, there are plenty of differences between last year’s and this year’s...

A reptile stands up in his terrarium while on display at the Lexington Reptile Expo, a showing for vendors on Saturday, April 3, 2021, in the Lexington Convention Center. Photo by Martha McHaney | Staff

Slithers, scales and sales abound at Lexington Reptile Expo

Natalie Parks April 3, 2021

Lavendar corn. Mack super snow. Jungle diamond. Flame dalmation. They may sound like random words or Pokemon characters, but these names were some of the real species for sale at the Lexington Reptile...

UK alum Becca Clemons and her fiance Matt Callahan, both employees of the Washington Post, pose for engagement photos in Louisville in December of 2019. Photo provided by Clemons and taken by Sarah Katherine Davis Photography.

Something borrowed, something blue: trials and changes of a wedding-less summer

Sarah Michels May 5, 2020

Dancing all night long. Posing for hundreds of photos. Hugs from family and friends.Weddings are not designed to be held six feet apart.Weddings are supposed to be a celebration with family and friends....

Biskit leans over his cowboy hats, making sure everything is stacked well, as he sells merchandise outside of the presidents rally in Lexington.

Economy of a Trump rally: Inside the world of merchandise vendors

Natalie Parks November 10, 2019

 When President Donald Trump comes to town, so does everyone else.Supporters and protesters alike show up in large numbers at rallies like the one held in Lexington on November 4. But so does another...

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Five wonderful winter events for UK students

Isabel Phillips November 6, 2019

Although the cold weather and short days can make you want to stay inside all winter, some of the most fun activities take place over the next few months.With the holidays coming up, Lexington has many...

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Kentucky Castle brings community together for weekly market

Hailey Peters September 20, 2018

Locally grown and Kentucky proud are the two key descriptions of the products served at the Kentucky Castle’s weekly farmers’ market.Farmers’ markets are a commonality in this state, mostly due to...

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