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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.

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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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Pat Riley talks about drafting former UK forward Bam Adebayo

Miami Heat President Pat Riley holds a news conference after the Heat chose Bam Adebayo as its first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the AmericanAirlines Area in downtown Miami.
Matias Ocner For the Miami Herald
Pat Riley talks about drafting former UK forward Bam Adebayo 14:19

Pat Riley talks about drafting former UK forward Bam Adebayo

Malik Monk meets Hornets fans in Charlotte 1:03

Malik Monk meets Hornets fans in Charlotte

'Fox! Fox! Fox!' Elated Kings fans react to De'Aaron Fox being drafted fifth overall 0:21

'Fox! Fox! Fox!' Elated Kings fans react to De'Aaron Fox being drafted fifth overall

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Dramatic California road rage incident caught on driver's camera