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LEXINGTON, Ky.— University of Kentucky officials are expressing concern over a double-digit drop in the number of black freshmen enrolled at the school. Despite a push for more diversity, UK enrolled 50 fewer black freshmen for the fall semester, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

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VERSAILLES, Ky. — Melissa Rae Wilkeson unfurls the aqua colored T-shirt with the well-traveled theater slogan, "I can't, I have rehearsal." The fabric has thinned over the years, the print has faded, and a gaping hole has opened between the collar and the right shoulder. "The only reason I haven't turned this into a dust rag is the sentimental value," Wilkeson says. That value comes in large part from who gave it to her — literally handed it to her: Burt Reynolds. An AP Member Exchange.

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—SEMI TRUCK-CARJACKING, from Covington: A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for carjacking a semi tractor-trailer last year.


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