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Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Coming To Lexington

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Daily Show host Trevor Noah is making a stop in Kentucky. 

The Comedy Central star and author of Born a Crime, detailing his childhood growing up in South Africa, will speak at the University of Kentucky on Friday, August 30. The event is part of a yearlong series commemorating 70 years of integration at UK.

Tickets are free for UK employees and students with a valid UK ID. The general public may purchase tickets for $10 plus a processing fee starting 9 a.m., Monday, August 5.

The assembly will be moderated by the dean of UK’s College of Education.

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Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and program director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.