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Joan and David Kelly, Lexington residentss, peruse an exhibit of historical photographs at the UK Art Museum on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Martha McHaney | Staff

Starving for art, museum visitors get a taste of what they’ve longed for

Callie Justice April 14, 2021

After months of lockdown, digital experiences have only curbed the craving of art aficionados while many masterpieces are stuck behind closed doors. A picture and video can capture the beauty of painting...

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UK HealthCare announces ‘no visitation’ policy at facilities

Akhira Umar March 23, 2020

UK HealthCare announced Monday it will implement a no visitation policy as of midnight in its hospitals and clinics until risk of COVID-19 transmission decreases “significantly.”The announcement follows...

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UK HealthCare announces new visitor restrictions in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Korrie Harris March 19, 2020

UK HealthCare announced it will restrict visitors in its hospitals and clinics until COVID-19 is no longer a threat.According to a press release, every patient is now only allowed one visitor. Visitors...

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Listen to the locals: the Red River Gorge resort debate

Cameron Luker November 6, 2019

The Red River Gorge holds a special place in many UK students’ hearts, and it should. Not many campuses can boast an hour drive to world-class outdoor recreation. Every visitor is quickly entranced by...

Approximately 100 chicken-lovers camped outside the new Chick-fil-a restaurant on Richmond road on Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. The campout began at 6am on Wednesday and ended at 6am on Thursday. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK students among campers who will be eating ‘mor chikin’ for the next year

Arden Barnes August 23, 2018

Classes began at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018; the Chick-fil-A First 100 campout began at 6 a.m. Some UK students opted for the free chicken.Approximately 100 Lexington-area chicken lovers camped...

The statue of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan was viewable by the public at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in their new locations in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. The statue of Morgan and another statue of former Vice President John C. Breckenridge were removed from their original place in downtown Lexington in October. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues now in permanent location at Lexington Cemetery

Bailey Vandiver July 25, 2018

Two Confederate statues have been moved to Lexington Cemetery.The statues of John C. Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan, which caused controversy as to where they should be displayed, were removed from...

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray gives Kentucky Congressional 6th District Democratic candidate Amy McGrath a tour of Lexingtons new Visitors Center on June 29, 2018. Photo by Sydney Momeyer | Staff

Congressional candidate Amy McGrath receives pledge of support from former opponent Jim Gray

Sydney Momeyer June 29, 2018

One month after winning the Democratic primary for the 6th congressional district, former Lt. Amy McGrath met with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, her former opponent. It was on May 22 that McGrath pulled ahead...

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