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First Zika Case Confirmed In Lexington

Lexington now has its first lab-confirmed case of the Zika virus. The disease was detected in a Fayette County infant born to a woman who traveled to a Zika hotspot.
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AP / Andre Penner

Lexington now has its first lab-confirmed case of the Zika virus. The disease was detected in a Fayette County infant born to a woman who traveled to a Zika hotspot.

Josh James / WUKY

Members of the media toured the University of Kentucky’s new football training center Friday, getting a first-hand glimpse of the team's posh new digs.  

Grimes Slated To Speak At DNC In Philadelphia Next Week

Jul 21, 2016
AP / Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will speak to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.

University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

University of Kentucky faculty are happy with President Eli Capilouto’s progress in updating campus infrastructure, but they remain less impressed with his responsiveness to employee concerns. That’s according to an annual survey reviewed by the UK Board of Trustees executive committee Thursday.

Judge Says Beshear Can Sue Bevin Over UofL Board

Jul 21, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

A state judge says Kentucky's Democratic Attorney General can sue the state's Republican governor over his decision to abolish the University of Louisville board of trustees.

Michael Caudill

Three weeks ago the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation stepped in to rescue the worst of forty horses abandoned and left to starve on a farm in Mercer County.  Those eight were sent to Blackburn Correctional Facility in Lexington, one of nine such institutions across the country participating in a program with the TRF  that pairs inmates with retired racehorses.  Samantha Lederman recently visited Blackburn and she files this report.

UofL Board To Meet; Judge Considers Its Legality

Jul 21, 2016

The newly created University of Louisville board of trustees has called a special meeting on the same day a judge is scheduled to hold a hearing about whether the new board is legal.

The support for police is visible today in Frankfort.  The State Capitol and Governor’s mansion are lit in blue in a show of solidarity for the men and women who work in law enforcement across the state. 

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Gov. Matt Bevin is asking a judge to toss out a court settlement meant to guard against the religious indoctrination of children in the foster care system.

Wolfe County Search and Rescue

We've all seen the headlines about hikers getting hurt while exploring Kentucky's scenic areas.  This week Dr. Greg Davis gets some timely tips on navigating the great outdoors safely from Drew Stevens, a member of the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team, which often renders aid to wayward hikers in the Red River Gorge.

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The Capitol Steps are back for a pre-election performance!

See them live at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts October 16, 2016.

Attention WUKY Kroger Shoppers!

If you're signed up to help WUKY through your purchases, you'll need to renew during August!

For budgetary reasons, WUKY HD-2 will no longer broadcast NPR news programs.

Instead, you will now be able to hear our popular Jazz 24 service (in stereo!) on HD-2. Comments about this change are welcome. And thanks for listening!

Beats For A Beatle

Local drummer Robby Cosenza talks about playing Ringo Starr's 76th birthday bash in L.A.