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April 29, 2021

Kentucky Football targets scheduling official visits to see campus in June

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm April 29, 2021 4/29/21

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After what felt like a never-ending dead period, in-person recruiting is finally coming BACK on June 1, and with that comes a flood of the nation’s top football prospects to visit campuses all across the country. Kentucky appeared to be holding off on announcing potential official visits for the summer earlier in the month while…

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January 7, 2021

Lexington hotel offers new Harmon Room for fans of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Drew Franklin 9:00pm January 7, 2021 1/7/21

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Fans of “The Queen’s Gambit” may be excited to know the 21c Hotel in downtown Lexington has its own room dedicated to the Netflix sensation. The new Harmon Room (named for Beth Harmon, the main character) is inspired by the mid-century design and color schemes seen throughout the series, which is mostly based in Lexington,…

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July 14, 2020

Skywriter spells out “OBEY” over Lexington

Drew Franklin 1:12pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Look up in Lexington today and you will see “OBEY” spelled across the sky. A skywriter wrote OBEY for everyone below, likely as a statement regarding the governor’s mask order. Or it could be the beginning of an alien invasion. Whatever the case, it’s a big message from above. Just watched them do both of…

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June 24, 2020

First Look: Check out Rupp Arena’s new neighbor in downtown Lexington

Drew Franklin 2:30pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20

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The renovation of Rupp Arena, the Lexington Center and the surrounding area is on pace to be completed in the year 2078, but there is some visible progress on the entertainment complex going across the street. LexLive, the massive structure promising bowling lanes, movie screens and other exciting forms of entertainment, now looks like something…

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June 23, 2020

The Top 5 Athletes from the City of Lexington according to Ryan Lemond

Nick Roush 10:30pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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KSR’s County Spotlight has moved to Fayette County. Unlike the other 100+ counties across the state, most listeners and readers already know a lot about the county Lexington calls home. To change things up, Ryan Lemond was tasked to create a list of the five greatest athletes to ever come from the city of Lexington.…

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June 17, 2020

Guidelines for public pools to reopen in Kentucky released

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20

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“When are pools going to open?” is a popular question across the Bluegrass right now. On June 29, public pools will be allowed to reopen in Kentucky, but only if they meet a set of guidelines released by Governor Andy Beshear yesterday. First off, capacity. To determine how many swimmers will be allowed in the…

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July 2, 2019

Lexington named one of the “Best-Run Cities” in America, again

Drew Franklin 7:00pm July 2, 2019 7/2/19

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We did it, Lexington! We did it! According to WalletHub, lovely Lexington, Ky., the Horse Capital of the World, is one of the best-run cities in the United States. Lexington ranked fifth among the 150 largest cities across America, trailing only (1) Nampa, Idaho; (2) Provo, Utah; (3) Boise, Idaho; and (4) Durham, North Carolina on…

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March 13, 2019

Lexington is a Top 10 College Basketball City

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm March 13, 2019 3/13/19

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With March Madness upon us, Wallet Hub did a study to determine the best college basketball cities in America; not surprisingly, Lexington was high on the list, but if you ask me, not high enough. The study ranked 280 cities using nine key metrics ranging from number of teams per city to winning percentage, arena…

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