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Tom Eblen

It’s a $47 million, high-tech hospital. It’s designed so kids don’t know that.

The new Shriners Hospital in Lexington has the latest technology, including a $1 million imaging machine and motion analysis lab, in an energy-efficient building beside the University of Kentucky’s medical campus. To young patients, it doesn’t even look much like a hospital. Children mostly see play rooms, colorful window light and walls covered with murals and pictures of rainbows and baby animals.

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Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain

Firefighters Eric Bottoms, Andy Kenner and Lt. Dave Sullivan were called from the Shilito Station to the Lowe's parking lot for a rather cute rescue mission.
Caitlyn Stroh cstroh@herald-leader.com/ Photos courtesy of Andy Kenner
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Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain

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