For the first time in over 130 years hemp has been harvested at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate. The crop was planted in May as a demonstration plot in an effort to educate guests about industrial hemp and Henry Clay’s impact on early Kentucky industry.
ByGreg Stotelmyer & Kentucky News Connection•10 hours ago
As public outrage over the influence of money in politics continues to grow, seen in both the Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump campaigns, a new study by the Institute for New Economic Thinking provides compelling evidence that the U.S. political system is more "one dollar one vote" than "one person one vote."
The population on UK’s campus is going to go up for a few hours this weekend when the Wildcats play their first football game of the season. UK and city officials say Lexington is ready, but they need fans to do their part.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicts the federal health care overhaul is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the presidency and which party has the upper hand in Congress.
House Republicans say they will not attend a special meeting called by Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo. The Kentucky House of Representatives adjourned for the year in May. They are not scheduled to convene again until January. But last week, Stumbo announced a special meeting of all House members on Tuesday to discuss the state's public pension crisis.