Alan Lytle (KPR) http://wkms.org en Bedbug Research Looks to Old Techniques http://wkms.org/post/bedbug-research-looks-old-techniques <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">An age old remedy for bedbugs is now the subject of a new high tech study being conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky and the University of California, Irvine.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:36:45 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) & Drew Adams 30394 at http://wkms.org Bedbug Research Looks to Old Techniques Grimes Not Commenting On Potential Senate Bid http://wkms.org/post/grimes-not-commenting-potential-senate-bid <p></p><p>Speculation is swirling in the national media whether Kentucky's Secretary of State will eventually announce her intention to challenge Republican Mitch McConnell for his Senate seat in 2014.&nbsp; Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes was on the UK campus Wednesday to lead a panel discussion on civic engagement and was asked more than once to comment on the rumors. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:14:59 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 29564 at http://wkms.org Grimes Not Commenting On Potential Senate Bid UK Names Stoops New Football Coach http://wkms.org/post/uk-names-stoops-new-football-coach <p></p><p>The University of Kentucky football program has a new man in charge.&nbsp; Mark Stoops was officially introduced to a crowd of media and well wishers on Sunday.&nbsp; Stoops, one of the top defensive coordinators in the country, departs Florida State University, where his first order of business will be rebuilding a football program at UK that went 0 and 8 in the Southeastern Conference this past season.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:21:35 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 25187 at http://wkms.org UK Names Stoops New Football Coach Kentucky Utilities Sending Crews to Help with Isaac Damage http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-utilities-sending-crews-help-isaac-damage <p>Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric have answered the call to help with restoration efforts following Hurricane Isaac.&nbsp;KU spokesman Cliff Feltham,</p><p><em>“What we have decided to do is send roughly two hundred of our…a combination of employees and our contractor crews south to be deployed wherever they are needed, and they left early this morning.”</em></p><p>Feltham says the crews will report to a staging area in either South Tennessee or North Mississippi, and will fan out from there.&nbsp; He believes their first assignment will be in the Baton Rouge area.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:50:21 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 21512 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Utilities Sending Crews to Help with Isaac Damage Crown Vic No Longer Cruiser of Choice for Police http://wkms.org/post/crown-vic-no-longer-cruiser-choice-police <p>Kentucky State Police purchased 125 Chevy Caprices to replace the Ford Crown Victoria as the state&rsquo;s cruiser. KSP Trooper Michael Webb says Ford stopped making the popular Crown Vic in 2010 and some of the agency&#39;s oldest vehicles were starting to get worn out.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:03:11 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 18361 at http://wkms.org Crown Vic No Longer Cruiser of Choice for Police Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-sees-spike-highway-deaths-over-memorial-day-weekend <p>Preliminary statistics from Kentucky State Police indicate this was a very deadly holiday weekend on the Commonwealth&rsquo;s roadways.&nbsp; 14 people lost their lives Friday through Memorial Day.</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 20:45:16 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 18157 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend Kentucky Supreme Court Rules University Students can Keep Guns in Cars http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-supreme-court-rules-university-students-can-keep-guns-cars <p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that students and staff members<br /> at the commonwealth&rsquo;s universities may legally store guns and other<br /> deadly weapons in a car&#39;s glove compartment, but that the schools may<br /> continue to regulate them elsewhere on campus.<br /><br /> The decision came in the case of University of Kentucky graduate<br /> student and anesthesia technician Michael Mitchell, who lost his job<br /> in 2009 after campus police found a semi-automatic pistol in his car.<br /> Mitchell, who has a concealed weapons permit, sued the university Thu, 26 Apr 2012 21:15:23 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 17774 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Supreme Court Rules University Students can Keep Guns in Cars Cats Leaving Early http://wkms.org/post/cats-leaving-early <p>The University of Kentucky&#39;s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together.&nbsp; Now, as Kentucky Public Radio&#39;s Alan Lytle reports, the five history-making players will go their separate ways in the NBA Draft.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:53:26 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 17678 at http://wkms.org Cats Leaving Early