This week, a federal judge slapped down an effort by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to halt the printing of a syndicated advice column in the state. But the case represents only one in a string of court battles over the legal reach of occupational licensing boards.
The Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the focal point in the gay marriage debate in the U.S., saying she was one of dozens of people the pope greeted in Washington and that their encounter "should not be considered a form of support of her position."
The Kentucky History Center in Frankfort is holding an event this weekend that combines physical activity with education. The inaugural history half marathon welcomes runners from across the state and nation to the capital city. KHS Executive Director Kent Whitworth says the race is part of the center's mission to make history more accessible and relevant. He recently spoke with WUKY's Alan Lytle.
Kentucky's Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says he'll run for Congress to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield. Whitfield announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election after spending 20 years representing Kentucky's 1st Congressional District in Washington. The heavily Republican district consists of 35 counties in western Kentucky that includes Comer's hometown.