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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.

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Despite 2015’s short 30-day legislative session, lobbying expenditures in Frankfort are on pace to break records this year. 

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."

A once prominent Kentucky healthcare company has agreed to pay a $16 million dollar civil judgment against them over federal fraud allegations.

Kentucky History Center

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.

Governor Has Choice Words For Davis Lawsuit

Oct 1, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear's lawyers are using the words "absurd," ''forlorn" and "obtuse" to describe the legal arguments a county clerk has used to avoid issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. 

Bluegrass State Tops In Political Ad Spending

Oct 1, 2015

Kentucky leads the nation in political spending on TV ads as it hosts the most competitive governor's race in the country. 

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Fayette County Public Schools showed modest overall improvements over the last year – that’s according to newly released numbers from Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” accountability system.

On the heels of the recent arrival of a new principal, Bryan Station High School students have launched a petition criticizing local media outlets for perpetuating a negative image of the school.

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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.


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