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Holmes Hall comes down

kentucky.com — University of Kentucky's Holmes Hall is being demolished to make room for new dorms at the corner of South Limestone and Avenue of Champions in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The new dorms will be called Limestone Park I & II.
Jul 31, 2014

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UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

kentucky.com — Hemp's comeback in Kentucky is going strong, tall and green. A patch of hemp seeded at the University of Kentucky's Spindletop research farm in Lexington in late May has climbed well over 6 feet in some places and is still going, without neither fertilizer nor pesticides.