WUKY’s Dan Collins talks with Andrew Malan Milward, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Kentucky, about his new book, Jayhawker: On History, Home, and Basketball.

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The North Limestone corridor promises to look more like the North Pole this Saturday as the popular Night Market event moves indoors to the former Lextran Building on West Loudon Avenue.  The NoLi CDC-led Public Market space will open permanently next summer but Executive Director Kris Nonn says this weekend’s Winter Market will serve as a preview of coming attractions.

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Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear faces a budget shortfall estimated to exceed $1 billion as he prepares a state spending plan to submit to lawmakers early next year, according to a memo from outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration.

KY's Incoming AG Makes Appointments

Dec 5, 2019
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Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron has made appointments of two attorneys to lead his criminal and civil divisions. Cameron announced Wednesday that Amy Burke will serve as an assistant deputy attorney general overseeing the office’s criminal justice matters. Burke is currently chief prosecutor for the Kenton County Attorney’s office.

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Lexington’s recycling center will be closed for a few weeks at the start of 2020 so that improvements can be made to the facility. The Division of Waste Management won’t take recycling materials between January 6th and 19th and will resume collection the week of January 20th.

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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks with UK football great Oliver Barnett.  The former defensive lineman capped his career as UK's all-time quarterback sack leader, a record he held until Josh Allen surpassed him last year. This weekend Barnett will represent the University of Kentucky as an SEC Legend at the SEC Championship game. The group represents teams that won National and SEC Championships, participated in Super Bowl titles and are represented in state, school and college football halls of fame.

Emergency Weather Plan Activated In Lexington

Dec 3, 2019

Officials at the Office of Homelessness Prevention and intervention in Lexington have activated the Emergency Winter Weather Plan. The plan is activated when freezing temperatures are in the forecast. Shelters will remain open 24-7 for anyone who needs to get out of the cold and LexTran will offer free transportation to shelters while the weather plan is activated. Anyone who needs help can dial 2-1-1 and text your zip code for information on finding a shelter or other resources. You can also go to uwbg22.org for information.

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Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear has appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration he’s forming.

Lynn Bowden rushed for career highs of 284 yards and four touchdowns to lead Kentucky’s school-record 517-yard ground performance that blew out rival Louisville 45-13 on Saturday in the Governor’s Cup showdown.

EJ Montgomery and Nick Richards protected and attacked the rim as expected. The upside for No. 9 Kentucky was how confidently the big men also shot jumpers, thanks in part to opportunities created by Ashton Hagans.

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Lynn Bowden rushed for career highs of 284 yards and four touchdowns to lead Kentucky’s school-record 517-yard ground performance that blew out rival Louisville 45-13 on Saturday in the Governor’s Cup showdown.

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