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  • Beshear says Kentucky deserves Rupp Arena money

    If Kentucky taxpayers paid $75 million for the University of Louisville's basketball arena, they should do the same for the University of Kentucky, Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said Monday before boarding a plane to watch Kentucky play for the NCAA championship in Dallas.

  • Eastern Kentucky University junior Eric Kuertz, right, takes a selfie with UK Police officer Lt. Greg Hall as Kentucky fans react to their teams semi-final victory on State St., near the University of Kentucky campus, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. The win advances the Wildcats to the championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    Small fires doused as fans celebrate Wildcats' win

    Authorities say more than 40 small fires were doused, 12 people were treated for minor injuries and several people were arrested after University of Kentucky fans filled Lexington streets to celebrate the Wildcat's NCAA tournament win over Wisconsin.

  • Civil War TV series features UK professor

    A University of Kentucky professor is featured in a new five-part public television documentary premiering next month in Kentucky.

  • Error leaves University of Kentucky workers unpaid

    More than 16,000 University of Kentucky employees may have been affected by a bank error that resulted in paychecks not being posted to bank accounts.

  • University presidents ask lawmakers to fight cuts

    Presidents from Kentucky's biggest universities urged legislators to fight proposed cuts to higher education during testimony Thursday before a House panel.

  • UK HealthCare amends visitation policy

    UK HealthCare says it has amended its visitation policy for patients due to concerns about the growing number of flu cases reported in the state.

  • Farmer's attorney seeks 21 months in prison

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove will have some leeway when he sentences former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer for abusing his power during his eight years as the state's Agriculture commissioner.

  • Feds want 27 months in prison for Farmer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer abused the trust and goodwill he earned as a basketball star at the University of Kentucky and should spend 27 months in federal prison along with having to pay $120,500 in restitution to the state and the agency he led for eight years, federal prosecutors said Friday.

  • Ky. fans celebrate win; dozens arrested swiftly

    Police reported numerous small fires and dozens of arrests near Kentucky's campus after the Wildcats defeated Kansas on Monday night to capture another NCAA title.

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