PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME: LEXINGTON’S DERMONTTI DAWSON ENSHRINED
Hall of Famer
BRYAN STATION GRAD RECEIVES PRO FOOTBALL’S HIGHEST HONOR
CANTON, Ohio — Bill Ransdell was wearing No. 63.
There was the former Kentucky quarterback, the last
Wildcats signal-caller to beat
Florida, the man who helped Jerry
Claiborne follow a winless season
with a bowl season, now a Lexington restaurant owner, the guy
who at UK wore jersey No. 9.
Saturday night in Canton,
Ohio, Bill Ransdell wore a No. 63
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Former NFL player Dermontti Dawson, left, and his presenter, his Bryan Station High School football
coach Steve Parker, unveiled Dawson’s bust during his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction Saturday.
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Pittsburgh Steelers jersey.
Dermontti Dawson’s jersey.
They’re not supposed to be the
stars, the “Big Uglies” fighting it
out in the trenches far removed
from the headlines. On this most
important night, however, at the
Pro Football Induction Ceremony
at the birthplace of the sport, the
linemen were centers of attention.
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LEXINGTON CONSIDERING RETURN TO TWO-WAY STREETS
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two years: $55,010
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RETIRED ABRUPTLY, GAVE NO REASON
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Vine Street is one of the eight one-way streets that the city is considering converting to two-way as part of efforts to revitalize downtown.
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In the 1950s, the police department converted Lexington’s Maxwell, High, Second, Short, Mill
and Upper streets to one-way.
Roughly 20 years later, city planners made that same switch on
Main and Vine streets.
It was the era of Urban Renewal. Downtown retail was beginning to erode with the development of suburban shopping areas
such as Southland and Eastland.
Turfland Mall was being opened
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and Fayette Mall was in the planning stages.
“They thought going to oneway would make downtown more
friendly to business. That was the
main consideration, not about increased traffic flow,” said Chris
King, the city’s director of planning.
More than half a century later,
some city officials see one-way
streets as a flawed policy, and
they are talking about reversing
the changes made decades ago to
Scott Shapiro, senior adviser
to Mayor Jim Gray, says downtown revitalization is the current
“The city has spent $27 million
BACKERS SAY SLOWING
TRAFFIC WOULD HELP
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Pairs of streets
that are one-way
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The former head of the state
agencies that oversee student
financial aid in Kentucky spent
$55,010 on travel and entertainment in 2010 and 2011, including $42,000 for 30 out-of-state
trips, according to a review by
the Lexington Herald-Leader.
While traveling in New York,
Florida and Washington, D.C., Edward Cunningham often treated dinner guests to meals that cost
more than $100 a person, according to expense
reports requested by the newspaper in February
under the Kentucky Open Records Act.
Cunningham abruptly retired from his post
as chief executive of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and the Kentucky
Higher Education Student Loan Corp. after a
board meeting April 17. Cunningham, who had
led the closely related agencies since July 2006,
gave no explanation for his departure in a resignation letter and could not be reached for comment by the newspaper.
Board members and agency officials said
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