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UK Officials Release Statements Regarding Yahoo Sports Report

Yahoo sports has combed through hundreds of pages of documents and bank records obtained during the federal investigation into college basketball. They detail the expenditures of prominent former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports. Money appears to have gone to three UK players.

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Ky. Senate Plans For Pension Vote By Next Week

9 hours ago
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Republican leaders in the Kentucky state Senate say they hope to vote on a sweeping overhaul of public teacher pensions by the end of next week.

UK Officials Release Statements Regarding Yahoo Sports Report

11 hours ago
Lexington Herald-Leader

Yahoo sports has combed through hundreds of pages of documents and bank records obtained during the federal investigation into college basketball. They detail the expenditures of prominent former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports. Money appears to have gone to three UK players.

UK Celebrates '78 National Champs This Weekend

13 hours ago
UK Athletics

Big Blue Fans are gearing up for an extra special celebration.  Members of the 1978 National Champion Kentucky Wildcats team will come together this weekend to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their accomplishment.  Some members will also be participating in the Big Blue Build, a Habitat For Humanity fundraiser.  Earlier this week WUKY's Alan Lytle sat down with the MVP of that Championship Game Jack Goose Givens, and Karl Crase of the Crase Family Companies, owner of Halls on the River, and a promotional partner in the Habitat event.

Drug-dependent babies born in Kentucky could automatically be labeled an "abused or neglected child," a change that would require state officials to investigate and begin the process of terminating parental rights.

Legislative Research Commission

The Kentucky House this week has taken up two bills widely characterized as business friendly but not necessarily worker friendly.

Saving Stories: Native Kentuckian Whitney Young; Unsung Civil Rights Pioneer

Feb 22, 2018
AP Photo/Harry Harris

We're back with another Black History Month edition of Saving Stories.  Today we remember a native Kentuckian who championed racial and economic equality by working within the white power structure.  As director of the National Urban League Whitney Young had the ear of three US Presidents, as well as top CEO's in the business community.  Hear rare audio from the man himself describing the mission and vision of the Urban League and how that sometimes ran counter to the approaches of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.

Josh James / WUKY

The annual Kentucky Fairness Rally brought together LGBTQ advocates, lawmakers, and supporters in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday.

pixabay.com

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Ellen Hahn, director of BREATHE and professor in the UK College of Nursing.  Her recent study investigated whether new cases of lung cancer in Kentucky were lower, higher, or stable in communities with smoke-free laws.

Wife Of Lawmaker Who Killed Himself Loses Election Bid

Feb 20, 2018

The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.

Pension Overhaul Bill Introduced In Kentucky Senate

Feb 20, 2018
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

A long-awaited overhaul of one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems was introduced Tuesday in the Kentucky Senate, setting the stage for debate on one of the defining issues of this year's legislative session.  The bill introduced by Republican Sen. Joe Bowen was notable in part for what it didn't include, deviating from some key provisions in an earlier plan endorsed by Gov. Matt Bevin.

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