David Switzer http://wkms.org en Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-higher-ed-and-equine-advocates-support-immigration-reform <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">University of Kentucky officials participated in the "Day of Action," saying the school is&nbsp;interested in immigration reforms to impact both teachers and students from other countries.&nbsp; UK Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Mark&nbsp;Kornbluh&nbsp;says professors are required to return home as a way to continue their teaching profession here in the U.S.&nbsp; "We need a way for these employees to be able to revalidate their visas to stay here, not always have to leave the country to do this and to transition to being here a longer period of time," said&nbsp;Kornbluh.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:47:57 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41963 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform Breeders Cup Allegedly Headed to Keeneland http://wkms.org/post/breeders-cup-allegedly-headed-keeneland <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Kentucky newspapers are reporting Keeneland will host the 2015 Breeders Cup World Championships.&nbsp; Although not confirmed by the track or the Breeders Cup, reports in the Lousiville Courier Journal and Lexington Herald Leader cite sources indicating a formal announcement is expected later this month.&nbsp; Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Director David Metsger said Keeneland is a good fit for the Breeders Cup.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:01:30 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41380 at http://wkms.org Breeders Cup Allegedly Headed to Keeneland Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome to Contend for Triple Crown Championship http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-derby-winner-california-chrome-contend-triple-crown-championship <p><span style="line-height: 200%;">California Chrome's rather easy Kentucky Derby win is once again prompting speculation about a Triple Crown threat.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 200%;">The easy winner, with far fewer dollars invested compared to a typical Derby champion, will head to Maryland</span><span class="apple-converted-space" style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</span><span class="aqj" style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="z-index:-1"><span data-term="goog_436038513" style="z-index:0" tabindex="0">two weeks from now</span></span></span><span class="apple-converted-space" style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 200%;">to compete in the Preakness.</span></p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 20:35:38 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 40344 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome to Contend for Triple Crown Championship Triple Crown Possibilities http://wkms.org/post/triple-crown-possibilities <p>Excited talk on the possibility of a Triple Crown winner in thoroughbred racing resurfaced Saturday evening&hellip; just after &lsquo;I&rsquo;ll Have Another&rsquo; won the Preakness. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 19:55:04 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18059 at http://wkms.org Triple Crown Possibilities