Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear, left, talked to U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, as they applauded during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK  announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear, left, talked to U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, as they applauded during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear, left, talked to U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, right, as they applauded during a morning news conference held at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2013. UK announced it's Markey Cancer Center has received a Cancer Center designation from National Cancer Institute which brings it additional federal research money. Only 67 other hospitals have received this designation, with UK being the first in Kentucky. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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