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The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame was created in 2013 to celebrate the Commonwealth’s greatest and most influential authors. Five writers were inducted in a special ceremony at Lexington’s Carnegie Center on February 2, 2017: Irvin S. Cobb, Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr., A.B. Guthrie Jr., Gayl Jones and Barbara Kingsolver.

Bevin Signs Law Allowing Optional Drivers' Licenses

9 hours ago
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.

Bevin Signs Charter School Bill Into Law

10 hours ago
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law to allow charter schools in Kentucky.

Chase College of Law | NKU

According to a news release from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Senate voted 98-0 to confirm U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Tuesday.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Visitors to Old Friends thoroughbred retirement farm can now spend the night. The farm outside Georgetown, Kentucky, says it's offering a vacation cottage for visitors.


Dr. Greg Davis talks with UK Dietitians Vanessa Oliver and Dr. Karen Bryla McNees about some persistent myths about nutrition and healthy living; rule of thumb - if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.

Judge Kathy Stein Suspended

Mar 21, 2017

Fayette County family court Judge Kathy Stein has been suspended for a second time by a state panel.

Eastern Kentucky Judge Named to Federal Appeals Court

Mar 21, 2017
Ed Reinke (Associated Press)

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is nominating U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to serve on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Throwing Away Addiction

Mar 21, 2017

Officials in northern Kentucky are announcing a new initiative aimed at helping prevent drug abuse, according to a statement from the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

Samantha Lederman

For years free roaming horses have galloped across hundreds of acres of abandoned strip mine lands in Eastern Kentucky.  But while some see their presence as an expensive nuisance, others recognize an opportunity for agri-tourism and a way to further diversify an overly coal-dependent regional economy.  Samantha Lederman reports on efforts to build the Appalachian Horse Center.


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The New Immigration Order, Annotated

President Trump has signed a revised executive order, once again barring travel to the United States from six majority-Muslim countries and suspending the U.S. refugee program.

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President Trump's Tweets, Annotated

NPR's politics team and reporters across the newsroom put the president's tweets in a broader political and policy context.