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UK Criticized For Not Notifying High School Students Of Controversial Guest Speaker
Teachers, students and parents from duPont Manual High School said they were outraged that the University of Kentucky didn't tell them that the guest speaker at their awards ceremony was a controversial write-in U.S. Senate candidate with an anti-Semitic platform.
UPDATE: One Firefighter Out Of Hospital, Another Still Critical After Ice Bucket Challenge Accident
Campbellsville firefighter Alex Quinn, who was seriously injured after suffering an electrical shock during an ice bucket challenge, was released from the hospital on Tuesday. Captain Tony Grider remained in critical condition, according to the hospital.
'Artique' Launches E-Commerce Website
Artique, a store and art gallery with two locations in Lexington, that has been in business for 35-years, celebrated the launch of its e-commerce Website at a party Wednesday night.

Kentucky Headlines
Kentucky nears full job recovery from recession
A state economist says Kentucky is on pace in the coming months to fully regain all the jobs lost during the Great Recession.
Ex-judge convicted of vote fraud disbarred
A former eastern Kentucky judge who pleaded guilty to charges alleging wide spread vote fraud has been permanently disbarred.
Grimes' grandmother stars in new Senate ad
Alison Lundergan Grimes' grandmother has returned to the airwaves to help her granddaughter win public office.
New formula for funding higher-ed discussed
University presidents are meeting with Kentucky's Council on Postsecondary Education to try to come up with a new formula for funding higher education.
Residents return home after gas line break
Crews have capped a natural gas line break east of Louisville that injured at least two people and closed down a stretch of U.S. 42 in Oldham County.


 
         
   

National
NY man denies plotting to aid Islamic State group
An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others has denied new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
Political News
US: Syrian rebel training may start in 3 months
The top U.S. military officer says it will take at least three months to begin to train and arm moderate Syrian rebel forces.

World News
Scots decide whether to declare independence
By day's end, voters in Scotland will have decided the future of their country's union with England -- which has lasted for 307 years.
Business
Walmart to increase holiday hiring by 10 percent
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of 10 percent from last year.

 
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