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Congratulations to: These award-winning students at the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College: Emma Vaught, Raymond Betts, Crystal Award Rebecca Caldbeck,  Diachun Award Andrew Moak, Leadership Award Clarissa Somers, Diachun Scholar Award Michael De Girolamo, Evans Scholar Award. These teachers selected to serve on the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council: Susan Cintra, Madison…MORE

What’s on Your Road Trip Playlist?

By Danielle Moore // SWNS–Six in 10 Americans have a carefully-curated playlist to set the mood when taking a road trip, according to new research. In a survey of 2,000 Americans, results revealed playlists are so essential that they may be the ultimate make-or-break for a successful road trip. Not having access to a playlist…MORE

What Makes a Perfect Burger?

By Marie Haaland // SWNS–American cheese, bacon and lettuce — America’s “perfect burger” includes all the above, according to new research. The survey of 5,000 Americans (with 100 per state) pinpointed what toppings would be included on the perfect burger, with raw onion and tomato rounding out the top five. Results revealed those would sit…MORE

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Congratulations to: These University of Kentucky athletes named “Mr. and Miss Wildcat” at the UK ESPY Awards: Josh Paschal and Landon Young–football Madison Lilley and Avery Skinner–volleyball Akvile Parazinskaite–women’s tennis Abby Steiner–women’s track and field David Franklin of Versailles, named to the Kentucky Boxing & Wrestling Commission. Marc Cormier, director of the University of Kentucky’s…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

We often hear about how important a good night’s rest is, but now we’re seeing research showing that decreased sleep may increase your risk of dementia. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at the risks of getting less than 6-hours of sleep every night. “The Doc Is In”…MORE

How Long Can Kids Play Outside Before They Get Bored?

By Allison Sadlier // SWNS–The average parent thinks their child could only keep themselves occupied with unstructured play outside for 32 minutes before boredom sets in. Results of a survey of 2,000 parents of children five to 13 revealed that less than half (48%) of parents estimate their child could entertain themselves outdoors without structured…MORE

Most Americans Want to be Back in Nature This Year

By Joe Staples // SWNS–A new study suggests the majority of Americans plan to get in touch with Mother Nature on their summer getaways this year. A survey of 2,000 Americans found 66% said they feel their absolute best when surrounded by nature and more than six in 10 (62%) have daydreamed about getting outside…MORE

We Spend Five Hours a Week Doing Things That Could Be Automated

(SWNS)–Do you ever feel caught in a loop at work? New research shows you’re not alone; the average American office worker wastes five hours a week on tasks they think could be automated. That’s more than two business weeks per year, per person, of lost productivity. A new study polled 2,000 American office workers that…MORE

Part of Clays Mill Road to Close May 23 for Widening

(LFUCG)–A portion of Clays Mill Road will be closed to through traffic beginning Sunday, May 23. The closure is part of the ongoing work to widen and improve Clays Mill Road, which began in 2011.             “We are excited to focus our energy on the completion of this large section of Clays Mill Road,” Mayor…MORE

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Congratulations to: Toa Green of Lexington, appointed to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board. UK College of Medicine Dean Bob DiPaola, named to serve as acting provost for the university until June 30, 2022. Reese Lile of the Liberal Arts Academy at Henry Clay High School, who took first place in the McConnell Center’s Civic Education…MORE