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First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky Falls To Gators In Triple Overtime 36-30

Matt Jones' 1-yard plunge in triple overtime gave Florida a 36-30 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night.The victory extended the Gators' winning streak in the Southeastern Conference series to 28 games.Kentucky's Austin MacGinnis, who hit a 51-yarder ... [Published WUKY - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS, ISIL Or Islamic State: What's In A Name?

The Obama administration favors the term ISIL. Many western news outlets have switched to calling the group "the Islamic State." And in general, ISIS might be the most ubiquitous acronym.All three terms refer to the terrorist group that rose to prominence ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK Apologizes For Emergency Test Mishap

A scheduled emergency test at the University of Kentucky ran into an early problem Friday.But officials are calling the drill a success despite the slip-up.The exercise began around 10 AM Friday. UK bio-safety officer Brandy Nelson says the drill was ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Council OKs Funds For Affordable Housing Trust

Oversight and the initial dollars are now in place for Lexington’s new affordable housing trust, but city leaders have yet to discuss future funding.$2 million - that’s the starting amount the council agreed to channel into the fund, which will be used ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK Panel Looks For Lessons In Ferguson

A panel of speakers and University of Kentucky students gathered Thursday to begin a local dialogue on the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.The forum, dubbed “Ferguson, Mo: A Look at Media, Politics, and Black Youth in the U.S.," examined the ways ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

We’re gonna keep Summer going a bit longer with another WUKY Phoenix Friday Sept 26... 3 bands!!!

The final 2014 WUKY Phoenix Friday happens September 26 @ 5PM in Phoenix Park. Lexington’s newest free downtown concert series... live music from the best local acts and exciting up and coming nationally touring bands.... great food and refreshments too. ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

20 Years Later, Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake

Twenty years ago this week, in 1994, former President Bill Clinton signed a crime bill. It was, in effect, a long-term experiment in various ways to fight crime.The measure paid to put more cops on the beat, trained police and lawyers to investigate domestic ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Expanding ISIS Fight Scrambles GOP Plan To Extend Budget And Get Out

House Republicans were hoping for September to be a blissfully uneventful month, with election season just around the corner. But President Obama dashed those hopes this week, when he asked Congress for authorization to train and arm Syrian rebels against ... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's Plan: The Pros And Cons

President Obama's plan for an expansive air campaign in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State appears to have broad support, but it will be a major undertaking that could still be playing out on the day he leaves office.Here are the key points in Obama's ... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lexingtonians Mark Thirteenth Sept. 11 Anniversary

Lexington resident are remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a variety of events across town Thursday.A number of memorials have been become solemn traditions, but each year the anniversary begins downtown, where city fire fighters pay their respects ... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lexington Fire Dept. Welcomes New Engines, Equipment

The Lexington Fire Department unveiled what the city is calling an “unprecedented investment” in new fire trucks and medical vehicles Thursday.But the new arrivals will be replacing fleet equipment that is long past its prime.With 22 fire companies on ... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: FIRE MARSHAL, Recession
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky Rep. Backs Release Of Censored 9/11 Documents

A Kentucky U.S. congressman says access to 28 redacted pages of the government’s 9/11 report could change the way Americans view the attacks.Originally classified by the Bush administration, the documents  are available to members of Congress but remain ... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]

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"Today we were doing a full-scale exercise to test how first responders would react in the event that we had a biohazard situation with one of our laboratories" she explains
...the affordable housing fund has been discussed, studied, vetted, planned for, and now it's time for it to be passed," Jones told the council. "Our city should be a place where everyone has a safe affordable place to call home. Right now it is not, but you have the opportunity and the responsibility to change that."
"That kind of misrepresentation sounds like Mississippi and South Africa, and you get the same kind of dynamic around race and around conflict when people aren't at the table" he said
"Midnight basketball was described as paying money so that crackheads could play basketball in the middle of the night," Scott said. "What they left out was the fact that every time they put midnight basketball in a neighborhood the crime rate plummeted. You saved more money than you spent on the midnight basketball. They left that part out."

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Kentucky Falls To Gators In Triple Overtime 36-30 [Published WUKY - Sep 14 2014]
UK Apologizes For Emergency Test Mishap [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
Council OKs Funds For Affordable Housing Trust [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
UK Panel Looks For Lessons In Ferguson [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
We’re gonna keep Summer going a bit longer with... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
20 Years Later, Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terr... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
Expanding ISIS Fight Scrambles GOP Plan To Exte... [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
ISIS, ISIL Or Islamic State: What's In A Name? [Published WUKY - Sep 12 2014]
Lexingtonians Mark Thirteenth Sept. 11 Anniversary [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
Kentucky Rep. Backs Release Of Censored 9/11 Do... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
Lexington Fire Dept. Welcomes New Engines, Equi... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
Obama's Plan: The Pros And Cons [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
Lexington Native Wins TeenNick Halo Award [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
McConnell: ISIL Fight Will Require Sustained Ef... [Published WUKY - Sep 11 2014]
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