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At UK, about 40 percent of harassment investigations end in firing

University of Kentucky investigators looked into 57 sexual harassment and discrimination complaints from 2011 to 2016, finding enough evidence to recommend firing the employee about 40 percent of the time. About 33 percent of those investigated were found in violation of UK’s policies but were allowed another chance, often with more training. No evidence was found to support the complaints in the remaining 27 percent of cases.

State

Atheist group’s anti-Noah’s Ark billboard rejected

A group of atheists based in Northern Kentucky raised $10,000 for a billboard protesting the soon-to-open Ark Encounter amusement park, a place where Christian scripture is taken so literally that a Noah’s Ark replica is being built in Biblical measurements called “cubits.”

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How will Lexington restaurants celebrate Mardi Gras?

Looking for local restaurants to celebrate Fat Tuesday with you? The LexGo Eat team gives you some ideas and other food news.
Caitlyn Stroh Special to The Herald-Leader
How will Lexington restaurants celebrate Mardi Gras? 4:04

How will Lexington restaurants celebrate Mardi Gras?

LexGo Eat visits the new and busy Corto y Lima 2:53

LexGo Eat visits the new and busy Corto y Lima

Matthew Mitchell breaks down the challenge of Mississippi State 1:15

Matthew Mitchell breaks down the challenge of Mississippi State

The special love between Makayla Epps and UK fans 1:13

The special love between Makayla Epps and UK fans