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Alan Lytle

The Lexington History Museum assembled a panel discussion on the history of UK sports broadcasting. "Cawood, Claude, Ralph & Tom" was held at the Lexington Public Library's Eastside branch and featured Alan Sullivan, son of the late UK sportscaster Claude Sullivan, retired UK sports play by play announcer Ralph Hacker, and current UK sports network announcers Dick Gabriel, Tom Leach and Keith Elkins.


UK Now

UK's College of Communication and Information is under new leadership.  Jennifer D. Greer assumed her duties in August.  She holds a doctorate from the University of Florida, a master's from the University of Kansas, two bachelor's degrees from the University of Missouri, and most recently held the position of associate provost at the University of Alabama.  She talks about her new job with guest host Alan Lytle.


UK Athletics

This week on the UK Sports Report LEX 18 sports anchor Keith Farmer discuss Saturday's football game against Tennessee Martin and the early offensive struggles of the UK men's basketball team.


Gov.-elect Andy Beshear announced his first round of high-level appointments Thursday, selecting four of his close assistants in the attorney general’s office to move with him to the governor’s office next month.

Hampton Appeals Ruling Over Two Fired Staffers

Nov 21, 2019
State of Kentucky

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton is appealing the dismissal of her Franklin Circuit Court lawsuit to prohibit Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration from firing her two top staffers. Attorney Joshua Harp informed the Franklin Circuit Court Wednesday that Hampton is appealing its decision to the Kentucky Court of Appeals saying “we strongly disagree with the circuit court’s ruling and we believe that this issue is too important not to pursue further legal review.”

Hemp Application Period Is Open

Nov 21, 2019
Karyn Czar/WUKY

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the state’s hemp licensing program for 2020 is underway. Grower applications must be submitted by March 15 of next year. Processor applications may be submitted year-round. For the first time, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is hosting an online application portal on its hemp webpage. The department oversees the state’s licensing program.

Associated Press

Federal officials plan to announce a new national wildlife refuge in western Kentucky. A statement from the U.S. Department of the Interior says Secretary David Bernhardt and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will join other dignitaries Friday in Henderson to announce the Green River National Wildlife Refuge.

Catholic Church Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Nov 21, 2019
Associated Press

Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independent panels with lay people in each diocese would review allegations fairly and kindly. And they would help bishops ensure that no abusive priests stayed in ministry.

Kentucky Native Childers Nominated For Grammy

Nov 20, 2019
Karyn Czar

The nominations are out and Paintsville native Tyler Childers is in the running to take home his first Grammy Award.

UK HealthCare

What's the number one cause of death for young people?  It's not some disease.  It's trauma.  Recently the University of Kentucky held it's 30th annual symposium for medical professionals to talk about ways of better handling the problem.  This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host gets a re-cap from UK professor of surgery, Dr. Andrew Bernard.


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