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Dr. Greg Davis talks with UK Dietitians Vanessa Oliver and Dr. Karen Bryla McNees about some persistent myths about nutrition and healthy living; rule of thumb - if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.

Judge Kathy Stein Suspended

Mar 21, 2017

Fayette County family court Judge Kathy Stein has been suspended for a second time by a state panel.

Eastern Kentucky Judge Named to Federal Appeals Court

Mar 21, 2017
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President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is nominating U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to serve on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Throwing Away Addiction

Mar 21, 2017

Officials in northern Kentucky are announcing a new initiative aimed at helping prevent drug abuse, according to a statement from the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

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For years free roaming horses have galloped across hundreds of acres of abandoned strip mine lands in Eastern Kentucky.  But while some see their presence as an expensive nuisance, others recognize an opportunity for agri-tourism and a way to further diversify an overly coal-dependent regional economy.  Samantha Lederman reports on efforts to build the Appalachian Horse Center.

Josh James / WUKY

While Washington dealt with the fallout from Monday's confirmation of an FBI investigation into pre-election ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, the president was in Louisville, Kentucky rallying his base at Freedom Hall.

Campus, Lexington Police Ready For UK Fan Celebrations

Mar 20, 2017
Associated Press

The Kentucky Wildcats have made it to another Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tourney and with that come the usual warnings from campus and Lexington Police for fans to keep the celebrating from getting out of hand.  On Monday they announced what steps they intend to take to make sure everyone parties responsibly.

McConnell: Cuts To ARC "Won't Happen"

Mar 20, 2017
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll fight a proposal to eliminate a 52-year-old federal agency that seeks to create jobs.  McConnell told WYMT-TV Saturday that he's opposed to the proposal to do away with the Appalachian Regional Commission, which is contained in President Donald Trump's budget for Fiscal 2018.  In fact, McConnell said, "We are not going to allow any cuts" to the commission.

Kentucky Heads To Sweet 16

Mar 20, 2017
Associated Press

Bam Adebayo had a double-double and swatted away the final shot on Sunday as Kentucky sent Wichita State to yet another second-round heartbreak, 65-62 in the NCAA Tournament.

Report Finds Lexington Will Need 22,000 Additional Housing Units In Next 10 Years

Mar 20, 2017
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This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss a new report showing Lexington will need to build 22,000 homes over the next decade.  It's just the latest rosy picture coming from the housing industry.

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