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The University of Kentucky says it will lay off up to 75 people as part of a reorganization plan to cut $6 million in spending.

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University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari used Twitter Wednesday to announce that every eligible player on the Wildcats squad will submit their names for the NBA Draft.

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A team of chemical engineering students from the University of Kentucky’s Paducah campus has won a federal grant of nearly $15,000 for the third time to further research on non-synthetic pesticides. 

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The Zika virus cases in Central and South America are certainly getting attention in the U.S. Health officials at the University of Kentucky are offering some advice. 

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The University of Kentucky's Board of Regents has approved a tuition and mandatory fees plan for the fall semester. 

School officials say the increases are in line with recent years.

The University of Kentucky's athletics department sent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign a cease and desist letter for using an image of a standout men's basketball player in a campaign video.

McConnell's team was under fire for most of Tuesday after mistakenly using footage of Duke University's 2010 NCAA championship victory when highlighting the state's basketball dominance.

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The University of Kentucky Faculty Senate says UK President Eli Capilouto's fifty million dollars in new spending following a round of layoffs this summer has created a budget crisis.  The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the group sent a memo to Capilouto Thursday acknowledging dwindling state support while allegin the UK president's budget priorities have led to the crisis.  Capilouto says he set those priorities after consultations with the Board of Trustees and the UK community.  University officials announced 140 layoffs in June, the first in UK's history.  They say another round of cut