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Dixie Cups Expansion Coming To Kentucky

3 hours ago

Georgia-Pacific says it plans to expand its Dixie cup manufacturing operation in Kentucky while closing a facility in Pennsylvania by the end of the year. Georgia-Pacific says about 190 jobs at the Lehigh Valley plant in Easton, Pennsylvania, will be lost.

UK Expands Into Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccinations

4 hours ago
Karyn Czar

The University of Kentucky is able to expand into Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Tuesday. Eligible Kentuckians must have an appointment. Those working in education K-12 will now be eligible along with healthcare workers. The clinic will be open Mondays through Saturdays. To see if you qualify, get registered or sign up for an appointment log on to https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/covid-19/vaccine

Security Measures In Place At KY State Capitol

Jan 16, 2021
Karyn Czar

The Kentucky State Capitol grounds and surrounding areas will be closed entirely on Sunday after the FBI released reports of domestic terror threats made against state capitols across the Country. Barricades are in place and security is planned “We’ll be ready. That’s my commitment, to keep everybody safe” said Governor Andy Beshear.

UK Will Move Into COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 1B

Jan 16, 2021
UKNow

The University of Kentucky is nearing its completion of the COVID-19 vaccination program for medical staff which means they will begin to offering doses to the public. Beginning next week, anyone working with students K-12 can get vaccinated at Kroger Field.

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The Kentucky Wildcats go on the road this Saturday hoping to put a 20 point drubbing by Alabama behind them as they take on the Auburn Tigers. The question for many observers is which team will we see this time out? Will it be the one that easily handled the Florida Gators last Saturday in Gainesville or the squad that struggled mightily Tuesday night against the Crimson Tide in Rupp Arena? Here with the Scouting Report is Keith Elkins, a member of the UK sports network, and the host of the WUKY SportsPage podcast.


UK Now

If you're longing for the days when Republican and Democrat politicians made an effort to get along despite their differences, two former US Senators who held the position of Majority Leader before Mitch McConnell ascended to the post will discuss how they managed to work across the aisle next week during a virtual event sponsored by Lexington’s Henry Clay Center.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with executive director Tom Shelton about the center's new digital series “The Craft of Compromise.”


UK, Lexington Celebrate MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 18

Jan 15, 2021
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The University of Kentucky, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and additional community sponsors will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a number of events and activities to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King.


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Kentuckians curious about when they qualify for and can schedule COVID-19 vaccinations will soon be able to find that information in one centralized site online, as the state opens a number of regional vaccination centers.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

All eyes are on Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell as the second impeachment of President Trump heads to the U.S. Senate. The senator's public reluctance to signal how he plans to vote already marks a dramatic shift from the president's first impeachment.

Kentucky Plant Begins Destroying Deadly VX Stockpile

Jan 14, 2021
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Kentucky’s chemical weapons destruction facility has begun eliminating its stockpile of VX nerve agent.

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