Surprise addition of Exaggerator sets up Derby, Preakness winners for rematch in Haskell

In an unexpected twist to an already jam-packed slate of weekend racing, Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator is now expected to join Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and graded stakes winner Gun Runner in the starting gate for Sunday’s Grade I Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. The addition of Exaggerator to the Haskell lineup means the Jersey Shore will be treated to a rematch of the top three finishers from this year’s Kentucky Derby.

UK program to train Appalachian undergraduates to fight cancer

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is starting a new program to give undergraduate students from Appalachia training in cancer research and prevention. Kentucky’s 54 Appalachian counties have some of the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the country.

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In Depth

Erik Reece’s book ‘Utopia Drive’ searches for utopias and finds two in Kentucky

Author toured utopian communities, past and present, in eastern United States

He found two in Kentucky: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and Abbey of Gethsemani

Book’s subtitle: ‘A Road Trip Through America’s Most Radical Idea’

Videos

Rebecca Dittert talks about Cuddle Cots

Rebecca and Roger Dittert and Lindsey and Matthew DeMoss lost their babies at birth last year, and both couples are giving back in memory of their little boys.
Karla Ward kward1@herald-leader.com
Rebecca Dittert talks about Cuddle Cots 0:56

Rebecca Dittert talks about Cuddle Cots

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton 3:25

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton

Stealing from a church 0:33

Stealing from a church

Alison Lundergan Grimes at Democratic National Convention 4:53

Alison Lundergan Grimes at Democratic National Convention