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  As the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels prepare for an OVC matchup on Thursday, they are sure to still be talking about Saturday’s game in Lexington.  After leading by two touchdowns in the last quarter, EKU saw the University of Kentucky do just enough to win 34 to 27 in overtime.

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  Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones has been on a roll.

Following interviews with dueling Senate candidates Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes last year, KSR became a must-stop for candidates looking to reach a different audience.

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The Universities of Kentucky and Louisville are joining together to create a national center of excellence in micro and nanotechnology.   


  The University of Kentucky’s Department of Forestry has released a whitepaper detailing the economic impact of the potential closure of the Verso paper mill in Ballard County.

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  University of Kentucky Officials are looking to spend $16-million  to expand a Caldwell County research center to become the Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence.

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Lexington police have made an arrest in the Friday morning shooting death of a University of Kentucky student. The fatal shooting appears to be robbery related. 

President Barack Obama didn't exactly go out on a limb with his college-basketball picks this year.

Like most people, he picked Kentucky to run the table, go 40-0, and win the NCAA Tournament. He also picked three No. 1 seeds and one No. 2 to make it to the Final Four.

"I don't think you can play a perfect basketball game anymore than you can do anything perfectly," the president said of Kentucky, "but these guys are coming pretty close."

The president did mix in a little politics.

It's been half a century since the first organ transplant operation was performed in the commonwealth.  The University of Kentucky last week commemorated the milestone during the 50th Anniversary Transplant Symposium.


What Just Bit Me? Biting Flies Explained

Aug 26, 2014
R. Bessin, University of Kentucky

You're going for a walk through your neighborhood and suddenly a large horse fly starts buzzing aggressively around your head. Or maybe you're sitting at a picnic table and you have to keep shifting your legs because a little deer fly bites at your ankle. UK Research and Education Center at Princeton's entomologist Dr. Doug Johnson briefs us on the family Tabanidae, or biting flies, on Sounds Good.

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In one of the most valuable partnerships of its kind in college athletics history, University of Kentucky officials announced Monday that JMI Sports has been awarded UK’s athletics and campus multimedia marketing rights with a 15-year, $210 million agreement.