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  • Hemp seeds planted in Kentucky following dispute

    Hemp has turned legitimate in Kentucky, where researchers are starting to plant test plots that will help gauge the economic potency of the non-intoxicating plant banned for decades due to its family ties to marijuana.


  • UK proposes tuition increase

    University of Kentucky students would face tuition increases of between 5 and 8 percent in the fall under a proposal from the school's president.


  • State auctions Richie Farmer's guns, knives

    State officials were surprised Monday to find more than 400 people showed up to bid on 29 knives and guns that led to the imprisonment of former Kentucky agriculture commissioner and basketball star Richie Farmer whose jersey hangs in Rupp Arena.


  • Time capsule being reburied at UK

    A time capsule buried under University of Kentucky housing for nearly six decades is about to be reburied along with some items from the present day.


  • 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.


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