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UK will monitor students’ spring break travel due to coronavirus

The University of Kentucky will keep close tabs on students' travel plans for spring break next week and take extra precautions because of the coronavirus.

Blackout on University of Kentucky’s campus to stop hackers

The internet was down on UK's campus Sunday morning as officials used a final effort to stop hackers from using its system.

UPDATE: UK effectively bans woman in racial slur video from athletics events

A Kentucky fan caught on camera using a racial slur will never be allowed a ticket to a UK athletic event ever again.

Forum links STEM training, job growth

Leaders from more than 50 Kentucky school districts to participate in STEM Leadership Forum.

UK Director of Athletics responds to video that seems to show Kentucky fan using racial slur

UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart is responding to a video going viral on Twitter that appears to show a University of Kentucky fan calling a Tennessee fan a racial slur at Rupp Arena Tuesday night in Lexington.

University of Kentucky prepares for the coronavirus

The coronavirus has reached a scary, new first in the United States.

Sewer work near UK campus and Euclid corridor will impact traffic

Lexington is beginning work on replacing two miles of sanitary sewer line between Oliver Lewis Way and Tates Creek Road.

University of Kentucky Jewish leader returns from Holocaust training in Jerusalem

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin, co-directors of Chabad at UK Jewish Student Center  have been certified by Yad Vashem as Holocaust educators on college campuses after completing a first-of-its-kind 65-hour seminar in Jerusalem. 

Police investigating after robbery on UK campus

UK Police say a man claiming to have a gun and knife robbed a woman of her backback near campus just after 4:00 a.m.

Lexington to begin repairing two miles of sewer lines

The City of Lexington says it will begin a two-year project to replace and repair two miles of sewer lines.

Kentucky hemp bill heads back to House

Legislation designed to help Kentucky’s fledgling hemp industry passed the state Senate by a 37-0 vote.

University of Kentucky bans student travel to China due to coronavirus outbreak

The University of Kentucky is banning students from traveling to China due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Officials to begin 3-year study of elk in Kentucky

Study to focus on elk reproduction and survival

Kentucky vs. Louisville rivalry bobblehead unveiled

The fierce in-state rivalry between University of Kentucky and University of Louisville is now available in bobblehead form.

University of Kentucky law school alum, wife give $20M

The University of Kentucky says a College of Law alumnus and his wife have pledged $20 million to fund an endowment and a nonendowed gift for the school.

Sexual assault reported on UK campus

The University of Kentucky Police Department is investigating a reported sexual assault on campus.

UK journalism teacher sues ex-student who complained about him

An associate journalism professor at UK is suing the school, its Title IX coordinator and a former student who complained about him, alleging defamation.

Rape reported on UK campus

UK Police issued a crime bulletin Friday after a rape was reported in a campus dorm room.

Recycle your Thanksgiving cooking oil on Friday in Lexington

Go green on Black Friday by recycling your Thanksgiving cooking oil at the annual Gobble Grease Toss in Lexington.

Conference at UK to focus on Appalachian water issues

The University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center is hosting a student-led series of events.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.