Category Archive: National News

UK student/small business owner represents minority by supporting Obama

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This year the economy has been a hot topic for the election, more so than any other presidential election with the exception of 1932 in the midst of the Great depression that ruined… Continue reading

Prescription drug summit with Kentucky leaders draws to a close

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Top health leaders from Kentucky have been meeting in Florida this week with the goal of ending prescription drug abuse and trafficking. The National Rx Drug Abuse Summit, which comes to a close… Continue reading

Hansen to run in Bluegrass Stakes

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Keeneland is in it’s second week of the spring meet and it looks like derby fever is springing up here in Lexington. Hansen, the favorite for the May 5th race at Churchill Downs, is… Continue reading

March Madness taking over the workplace

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March Madness is officially underway, and with so many ways to keep up with the action online, employers are having a hard time making sure basketball doesn’t take over the workplace. Social media is making… Continue reading

KONY 2012 video goes viral

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Who is Joseph Kony? An online video aimed at raising awareness about the Ugandan guerilla leader went viral yesterday, taking Twitter and Facebook by storm. Non-profit group Invisible Children said they made the 29-minute… Continue reading

Severe weather outbreak

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Tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail are all in the forecast for today, according to the National Weather Service. A strong low pressure system over Missouri will continue to develop and move towards… Continue reading

March, unique holidays

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For Kentuckians, March madness and everything to do with basketball is probably the first thing to come to mind when we think of the month of March. But what about some of the other unique traditions… Continue reading

What’s the point of a leap year?

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Every four years, February 29 makes an appearance on the calendar, and what a difference that one day makes. But why do we add that extra day to the calendar anyway? The answer… Continue reading

Black Student Union, Diversity Education hosting lecture with Professor Griff

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Professor Griff will give a lecture tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Student Center’s Center Theater in conjunction with an exhibit about Malcolm X. The exhibit contains more than 200 artifacts on the… Continue reading

Congressional internship opportunities for UK students

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“Wildcats in Washington” is now giving UK students an opportunity to intern in the District of Columbia. Sponsored by the University of Kentucky Student Government, students can work in the offices of: Office of… Continue reading