Lexington Police To UK Fans: Have Fun, But Be Safe

After the Wildcats won the title in 1996, several celebrants overturned a television news van. Police say video evidence proved essential in prosecuting the offenders. They’re asking people who observe out of control, or dangerous behavior, to take pictures with their cellphones and share the images with authorities.

UK Presidential Search Committee Finishes Interviews

The group charged with hiring the next president for the University of Kentucky has finished three days’ worth of interviews and says the
list of candidates will be whittled down to five or fewer by April 11th. UK Board of Trustees Chair Brit Brockman says those candidates
who have made the initial cut can look forward to a comprehensive vetting process.

Tournament Time For U of L, UK, IU

Louisville opens play tonight in the Big East Tournament in New York City, where the Cards will take on Marquette. Kentucky opens play Friday afternoon in the SEC Tournament in Atlanta. Indiana takes on Penn State this evening in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis.

Economists Say Gradual Recovery Likely For 2011

Ken Troske says the country’s gross domestic product is growing, but that may not offer much assurance, since unemployment remains high. As for Americans with jobs, Troske says they are unlikely to start spending again until the housing market improves.