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Saving Stories: Nunn Center Partners With UK Great To Interview Big Blue Basketball Legends

2 hours ago
Nunn Center For Oral History

The Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History in the UK Libraries is partnering with former Wildcat great Kyle Macy for a project involving the university's storied men's basketball program.  Today we feature the legendary exploits of Jack "Goose" Givens who's 41 point night helped the Wildcats defeat the Duke Blue Devils in the 1978 National Championship Game.

LRC Public Information

A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has committed suicide.  Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell says Rep. Dan Johnson shot himself Wednesday on a bridge in Mount Washington, Kentucky. Tinnell confirmed the death to WDRB-TV in Louisville.

AP Photo/John Bazemore

A University of Kentucky political analyst says Democrat Doug Jones’ surprise win in Alabama – another solidly red state – doesn’t likely hold many keys for Kentucky Democrats.

UK Moves Toward Demolishing Towering Residential Complex

23 hours ago
UK Now

The days are numbered for a housing complex towering over the University of Kentucky. UK trustees approved a plan Tuesday to begin moving toward demolition of the Kirwan-Blanding complex on the Lexington campus.

Lexington Herald-Leader

The mother of a teenager who collapsed and died at a Kentucky high school in April has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials and others.

Newport Taxi Driver Shot And Killed

Dec 13, 2017

Investigators say that around 11:30 last night an unknown person went up to the driver’s side of the taxi, tried to rob the driver and shot through the window. The driver has been identified as 38-year old David DePhillips of Newport.


This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Terry Bunn, director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, about the state's first-ever Kentucky Drug Overdose Fatality Surveillance System Report.  Researchers compile data from multiple resources to help identify new and emerging trends in drug overdose deaths in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Lawmaker Won't Resign, Says Assault Claim False

Dec 12, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman's claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won't resign.

Kentucky Governor Might Not Call Special Session

Dec 11, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor acknowledged for the first time Monday that he might not call a special session of the state legislature to overhaul one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.


The two finalists vying to become the University of Kentucky’s next provost will soon be awaiting a decision by the school’s president.


Watch President Trump's Tax Speech

President Trump is making a renewed pitch to the American people about the importance of overhauling the tax code. Watch the president’s remarks live at 3 PM Wednesday with context and analysis.

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