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 Veteran economist Chris Bollinger predicted 2.2 percent  economic growth across Kentucky in 2017

 Veteran economist Chris Bollinger predicted a 2.2. percent economic growth across Kentucky in 2017 Tuesday

Bollinger, director of the University of Kentucky Center for Business and Economic Research said much of the employment gains will be seen in health and service jobs. Bollinger said there are lots options when it comes to economic advances in the state’s rural communities. He spoke at the UK Economic Outlook Conference.


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Just a day after President Donald Trump’s announcement of a nominee for the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts visited Lexington. 

Justice John Roberts, America’s 17th chief justice, sat down at the University of Kentucky for a talk with John Duff, Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.


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A judge has ruled against the University of Kentucky student newspaper in an Open Records case regarding a sexual harassment investigation.  

Fayette Circuit Judge Thomas Clark ruled the Kentucky Kernel does not have the right to review documents in the case involving a former UK professor. 

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University officials across Kentucky are beginning to develop tuition rates for the fall semester.  Officials with the state’s higher education governing body are also gathering figures.

 

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University of Kentucky officials and occupational safety officials are investigating a fatal fall at a construction site on the school's campus in Lexington.  Officials believe the death Friday morning was accidental in nature.  

The worker apparently fell about 30 feet off the roof the site, identified by university police as the new campus student center. 


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Jim Gray is halfway through a second term as Lexington Mayor. The Glasgow native and construction business veteran just completed an unsuccessful attempt to unseat U.S. Senator Rand Paul. 


UK "Teal-gaters" Aim to Raise Awareness About Ovarian Cancer

Sep 5, 2014
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Ovarian cancer awareness will be highlighted in Lexington this weekend. A "teal-gate" event will take place Saturday in the Markey Cancer Center's Whitney Henderson parking lot, just prior to the University of Kentucky football game. Teal is the color associated with ovarian cancer awareness campaigns. 

UK and Aramark Partner to Boost Sustainable Ag in Kentucky

Sep 2, 2014
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Kentucky farmers will likely benefit from the affiliation between the University of Kentucky and food delivery giant Aramark. 

Officials announced Tuesday a new project within the public-private partnership.

The "Food Connection" initiative at UK is backed by a $5 million investment by Aramark.  Officials say $1 million will be set aside to endow undergraduate and graduate internship and fellowships and $250,000 annually will be spread over 15 years for staff, programming, and research grants.

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The University of Kentucky is proposing major changes be made to a busy Lexington road.

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The UK Wildcats will have to settle for second place this year.  Fans gathered wherever they could cluster around big screen TVs for the NCAA Men’s Championship game.


Since its debut 24 years ago, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” has been Broadway’s longest-running and highest-grossing production ever.  Since 1988, over 12 and a half million people have seen the productions in New York City.  And that number does not include audiences who’ve seen the eight productions on tour around the world. 

 

The University of Kentucky’s new Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is better prepared now to tackle the next ‘surprise’ disease in animal agriculture.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday at the renovated lab in Lexington.