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2 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

Police link man to at least 6 area robberies

Louisville Metro Police labeled a serial bank robber the "Bandwagon Bandit," because he would wear University of Louisville or University of Kentucky gear during the crimes.


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

6 hrs ago | WKYT

UK invests in "Bioeconomy" as way to create jobs

The University of Kentucky is the recipient of a multi-million dollar effort to invest in what's called the bioeconomy.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Wed Aug 27, 2014

LEO Weekly

Labor Day and Election Day 2014

While the battle between Alison and Mitch overwhelms Kentucky politics, the Republican bid for control of the House and the threat that poses to pro-labor legislation goes largely unnoticed, except among politicos.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Hyden, KY, Jefferson County, KY

Norwalk Citizen News

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky toward new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear


K-Lair reopens on the University of Kentucky campus

The new K-Lair includes an expanded dining room, televisions, and the original, restored K-Lair sign from the 1960's "We expect to have thousands and thousands of students come through here in the next few months and years.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

Floyd County Times

Are elementary school start times too early for young children?

It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Standardized Testing, Education

The Horse

Late Summer Heat Wave Could Stress Livestock

Even nonworking horses will double their water intake during hot weather, so be sure plenty of water is available to horses in pastures, paddocks, and stalls.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Agriculture, Science

Free Times

For Wooden Wand's James Jackson Toth, Perpetual Motion Is the Only Constant

James Jackson Toth doesn't hold still for long. As the uncommonly prolific songwriter behind Wooden Wand, he has released a staggering amount of material - all since the turn of the millennium.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Music, Columbia, SC, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

EPO issued against Shane Ragland

The man convicted of killing a University of Kentucky football player 20 years ago is facing more legal trouble, this time for domestic issues.


Related Topix: Spencer County, KY

Business Journal

Three questions for Tom Bulleit

Last week was a big one for Bulliet Bourbon. Brand owner Diageo PLC, a global spirits producer, broke ground on a new $115 million distillery in Shelby County that will bear the brand's name.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Shelby County, KY, Lawrenceburg, KY, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY


Yale journal explores advances in sustainable manufacturing

In recent years, increasing pressure from policymakers, consumers, and suppliers has prompted manufacturers to set environmental targets that go beyond reducing the pollutants they emit from their smokestacks or discharge into rivers and lakes.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)


Wednesday marks eighth anniversary of Comair flight 5191 crash

Wednesday marks one of the saddest anniversaries in Kentucky history. On August 27, 2006, Comair flight 5191 crashed at the Blue Grass Airport killing 49 people after taking off from the wrong runway.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Harrodsburg, KY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pediatricians: "Let them sleep."

Pediatricians: "Let them sleep." Pediatrics association recommends later start-times for middle and high school students Check out this story on Let the teens sleep, says the American Academy of Pediatrics to parents.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education

News Democrat

Six from LCHS partipate as Governor's Scholars

Logan County High School students Madison Alvis, Ashley Binkley, Kelsey Coleman, Sarah Edgar, Maegann Hardison, and Chandler Larson participated in the 2014 Governor's Scholars Program this summer.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Kentucky, Western Kentucky University

The Horse

Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work

Work with your veterinarian to decide what vaccinations your horse needs, as well as when and how often to vaccinate.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Early school start times can be a negative

University of Kentucky researchers have found that early school start times may be just as detrimental for young children as they are for adolescents.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Reidland, KY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

State Journal

Agriculture News: Sparrow retiring after 35 years in UK Cooperative Extension Service

Roger Sparrow's 35 years of dedicated service and commitment to the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will be celebrated with a Retirement Roast and Cookout from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday at the Franklin County Extension Service Office, Lakeview Park.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sparrow, KY, Kentucky, Personal Finance, Retirement, Owenton, KY

Washington Times

Ky. Minister, former model leads healthy seminars

As a minister of the Monterey Christian Church in Owen County, Sarah Renfro preaches about the love of God.


Related Topix: Body Image, Health, Lexington Theological Seminary


UK program to provide free bicycles to reduce traffic

The University of Kentucky is launching a pilot program to help reduce traffic on campus by giving free bicycles to students for the year.


Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Expert Advice for a Bed Bug-Free School Year

Summer vacation is almost over and before we know it schools and universities will be back in session.