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Town Branch Commons Taking Shape

With the approval of a $14.1 million dollar federal grant, plans for Lexington’s proposed Town Branch Commons have moved into high gear. The Urban County Council heard an update Tuesday.
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Lexington may soon employ an officer dedicated to fostering diversity in city government. The Urban County Council appears poised to create the new position.

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With the approval of a $14.1 million dollar federal grant, plans for Lexington’s proposed Town Branch Commons have moved into high gear. The Urban County Council heard an update Tuesday.

kentucky forward

For the first time in over 130 years hemp has been harvested at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate.  The crop was planted in May as a demonstration plot in an effort to educate guests about industrial hemp and Henry Clay’s impact on early Kentucky industry.

Study Shows Dollars Driving Election Outcomes

10 hours ago
Greg Stotelmyer

As public outrage over the influence of money in politics continues to grow, seen in both the Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump campaigns, a new study by the Institute for New Economic Thinking provides compelling evidence that the U.S. political system is more "one dollar one vote" than "one person one vote."

Bevin Voicemail Warns Of 'Impact' Of Not Switching Parties

Aug 30, 2016
Associated Press

Democratic Kentucky state Rep. Russ Meyer says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin left him a threatening voicemail after Meyer declined to switch political parties ahead of the legislative session.

Lexington Gears Up For Football Season

Aug 30, 2016

The population on UK’s campus is going to go up for a few hours this weekend when the Wildcats play their first football game of the season.  UK and city officials say Lexington is ready, but they need fans to do their part.

Two State Park Caves Reopened To Visitors

Aug 30, 2016
Kentucky State Parks

Two caves at Carter Caves State Resort Park have been reopened to limited public use.

McConnell Claims Federal Health Care Is Crashing

Aug 30, 2016
Associated Press

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicts the federal health care overhaul is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the presidency and which party has the upper hand in Congress.

Associated Press

House Republicans say they will not attend a special meeting called by Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo.  The Kentucky House of Representatives adjourned for the year in May. They are not scheduled to convene again until January. But last week, Stumbo announced a special meeting of all House members on Tuesday to discuss the state's public pension crisis.

Economic Impact Of The Kentucky Horse Park This Week On The Business Side

Aug 29, 2016
Samantha Lederman

We all might venture a guess, but just how does one put a dollar value on having the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington?  Alan Lytle discusses this question with Lane Report executive editor Mark Green.

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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.

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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!