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1. Celebrities at the 2012 Kentucky Derby The celebs, the fashion, the red carpet at the 2012 Kentucky Derby.
2. Kentucky fans on Main, Limestone, Euclid Photos of post-game celebrations in downtown Lexington after UK won its eighth national championship in basketball.
3. Miss Kentucky 2012 pageant contestants See all the contestants in the Miss Kentucky pageant.
4. Kentucky, West Liberty tornado damage from the air Aerial photographs showing the damage in West Liberty after deadly March tornadoes.
5. Kentucky-Kansas championship game Game action photos as UK won its eighth national title in New Orleans.
6. Kentucky storm damage, Day 2 More photos from Eastern Kentucky as residents begin cleaning up from devastating March tornadoes.
7. Players at UK basketball alumni game Former UK basketball greats gathered for a charity alumni game in Rupp Arena in September.
8. Kentucky storm damage, Day 1 The first images from Eastern Kentucky showing the damage from deadly March tornadoes.
9. UK fans celebrate on Limestone Street celebrations in Lexington after UK defeated Louisville in the NCAA Final Four.
10. 2012 Beaux Arts Ball Photos from the annual Beaux Arts Ball charity event, held in April.