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UK furloughs 1,700 employees, most from healthcare facilities, to address significant budgetary challenges

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today University of Kentucky officials announced on Thursday that they will furlough around 1,700 employees, as part of the first phase of a plan to address significant budgetary challenges confronting both the academic campus and UK HealthCare. 
Approximately 1,500 of the full- and part-time employees work at UK HealthCare facilities, where furloughs will begin April 26. 
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JoJo Siwa coming to Lexington in April; buy tickets early — $1 goes to Dancers Against Cancer

Nickelodeon star, YouTube sensation and 2019’s hottest breakthrough pop artist JoJo Siwa is adding 50 new dates across North America to her wildly popular concert: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. Siwa to be in Lexington April 26 (Photo provided) The Tour, bringing the total number of shows to 148, including a performance in Lexington at Rupp Arena on April 26, 2020. Siwa kicks off her new 2020...