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Pension Overhaul Bill Introduced In Kentucky Senate

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

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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.

University of Louisville

Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.  The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments.

Gov. Bevin Files Suit To Defend Medicaid Waiver

Feb 19, 2018
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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has filed its own lawsuit in response to a legal action challenging Kentucky's first-in-the-nation work requirement for Medicaid.

Ky. AG Beshear Sues Opioid Distributor

Feb 19, 2018
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Kentucky's attorney general filed a lawsuit Monday against another pharmaceutical distributor linked to a pipeline inundating the state with dangerously addictive opioid painkillers.  Cardinal Health was accused by Attorney General Andy Beshear of distributing millions of prescription opioid doses into a state struggling with drug overdose deaths.

Business Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes discuss the idea behind "The Venue," a burgeoning shopping complex at Nicholasville Road and Malibu Drive.  There's also news about a food staple in the Kenwick neighborhood.

Karyn Czar

In this week's Capital Chat with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock we preview two upcoming legislative special elections and whether anything larger can be read into their outcomes.  There's also news about voter registration and party affiliation, and Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District Race is garnering a great deal of national attention.

Kentucky Teen Charged As Adult In Fatal School Shootings

Feb 17, 2018

A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges.  Gabriel Ross Parker was indicted on two murder charges and 14 assault charges for the Jan. 23 shootings at Marshall County High School. Two 15-year-old students were killed in the shootings, with many more injured.

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