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6 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Rich Copley: University of Kentucky art museum's new director is picturing lots of possibilities

Stuart Horodner has already planned several exhibitions and events at the Art Museum, particularly for the Robert C, May Photography Endowment Lecture Series.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts

6 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Live updates from the Miss Kentucky 2014 final night of competition

Miss Kentucky 2014 will be crowned Saturday night, so keep up with all the action via reporter Rich Copley's live Tweets.

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14 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Appalachian Receives $497,074 NSF Grant to Support Math and Computer Science Education

BOONE, N.C., July 11 -- Appalachian State University issued the following university news: Computer science and mathematical science majors at Appalachian State University continues to receive support from the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC, Appalachian State University, Stem, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Police investigate assault at Old Farm Apartments

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., police were called to assist emergency care workers at Old Farm Apartments, near Appian Way and Tates Creek Road.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Robert Markham Taylor could face death penalty if convicted of murder in Alex Johnson case

Robert Markham Taylor could face the death penalty if convicted in the murder of Lexington's Alex Johnson late last year.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Trial of teen charged with killing Lexington gas station attendant isn't expected for a year

Bredhold's attorney, public defender Joanne Lynch, told Fayette Circuit Judge Ernesto Scorsone on Friday that September 2015 would be the "absolute earliest" her office can be ready to try the case.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Japanese beetles bug Ohio plants

First, Japanese beetles are on the wing for a relatively short period of time, with peak populations typically occurring in July in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Lexington Herald-Leader

Drownings by electric shock are catalyst for bill proposed for Kentucky legislature

Chipley, 19, swam often and people were present when she drowned, Roberta Chipley, her mother, said.

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Medical Daily

When Concussions Get Emotional: Sensitivity To Light And Noise Up Chances For Depression, Anxiety

Concussions are taxing enough. The last thing parents want for their injured child is a boatload of negative emotions rushing in to make matters worse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health

TheBlaze.com

There's a Good Reason Star Athlete's Workout Is Called...

Every now and then garden-variety workouts need a shot of innovation to keep exercise from entering the boring zone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

Teens who are sensitive to light or noise after a concussion are more likely to develop emotional symptoms such as anxiety and depression, a new study says.

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Cincinnati.com

Dayton hires main street manager

Dayton hires main street manager Manager will promote city to draw business Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1lYGdsn Dayton has hired Anthony Cadle as its new Main Street manager to help guide the city's economic and historic preservation renaissance.

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Related Topix: Kentucky

West Virginia Metro

New Mingo County Circuit Court Judge sworn-in

A ceremonial swearing in was held Thursday in the main courtroom of the Mingo County Courthouse in Williamson so the new Thirtieth Judicial Circuit Court Judge could get to work.

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Mingo County, WV

Lexington Herald-Leader

Therapy horse meets Kentucky Children's Hospital patients

Magic, a miniature therapy horse, visited patients Thursday at Kentucky Children's Hospital on the University of Kentucky campus.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Sinkholes cause big problems for many in Kentucky

James Currens with the Kentucky Geological Survey said it can be predicted what areas of the commonwealth are most likely to have sinkholes, but there's no figuring exactly where and when one will open.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Geology, Science, Bowling Green, KY, Hopkinsville, KY

Athens Banner-Herald

UNC-Chapel Hill administrator Russell Mumper named UGA vice provost

Russell Mumper, an administrator who has been nationally recognized for fostering innovative instruction and has a strong record of facilitating interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research, has been named vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Inventions, Science / Technology, North Carolina State University

Great Bend Tribune

Bishop to visit St John's Episcopal this Sunday

St. John's Episcopal Church in Great Bend will host Bishop Michael Milliken at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 13. The church is located at 17th and Adams St. Bishop Milliken will be administering the Order of Confirmation to at least one candidate.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Canada, Great Bend, KS, Hutchinson, KS, St. Francis, KS

Forbes.com

5 Reasons To Go Back To College After 50

Consider Tony Ubelhor, who found himself out of a job in 2009 at age 55. He'd been teaching English, writing and American literature at the University of Kentucky, but a departmental reorganization resulted in layoffs.

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Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Next Cats football: UK commitment excels at The Opening

Herald-Leader recruiting writer Ben Roberts has updated the Next Cats football site with several headlines of note involving University of Kentucky recruits: Lexington Herald-Leader is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

UK receives $3.75 million grant for cancer prevention

The University of Kentucky announced Thursday that it has received a $3.75 million grant to promote colorectal cancer screening in Appalachia.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

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