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Jamie Vaught: Former UK star Maci Morris adjusts to life overseas as pro basketball player in Italy

Just like her college days at Kentucky, Maci Morris is shooting the lights out as a professional basketball player in Italy. A two-time All-SEC performer who was one of the best shooters in Kentucky women’s hoops history, Morris is leading her team, USE Scotti Empoli, in scoring at 15.6 points per game while shooting 3-pointers at a 41 percent clip as of mid-February. She also received Player...

UK’s Department of Veterinary Science responds to increases of Nocardioform placentitis reports

By Holly Wiemers University of Kentucky The 2019-2020 foaling season has seen an increase in reports of Nocardioform placentitis, both in cases submitted to the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and in reports from equine practitioners in the field. Nocardioform placentitis is an equine placental disease affecting pregnant mares and their foals during pregnancy. UK’s VDL...

Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale yields brisk trade, solid results; sales totaled $42,480,500

The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, which featured the dams of 2019 Eclipse Award finalists, graded stakes-caliber fillies and yearlings by exciting young sires, concluded Friday with healthy results that reflect a competitive market for quality individuals. Gross sales for the five-day auction, held Jan. 13-17, totaled $42,480,500 compared to $48,280,100 from the four-day sale last year...

Our Rich History: Remembering D-Day 75 years later — and the heroic veterans who landed at Normandy

By Paul A. Tenkotte Special to KyForward World War II (1939-1945) was the largest and most deadly war that the world has ever experienced. No one knows exactly how many people died as a consequence of it. Modern statistics place the number at around 80 million dead worldwide, including both military personnel and civilians. Millions more were temporarily or permanently displaced from their homes, surging...