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State Requires More Vaccinations, Eases Religious Exemption Rules

Two new vaccine requirements went into effect for school-age children and teens in June, but Kentucky is making it easier to obtain religious exemptions.

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University Of Kentucky Program To Begin Selling Its Wine

Jul 24, 2017
uky.edu

University of Kentucky wine-making researchers say limited sales of their bottles could start by late fall.

Who Stands To Win Or Lose From State Tax Reform?

Jul 24, 2017
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss possible options state lawmakers might consider in an anticipated special session on tax reform.

Report: State Senator Julian Carroll Caught Up In Sex Scandal

Jul 23, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

Update: Kentucky's Senate Democratic Caucus is asking former Gov. Julian Carroll to resign his state Senate seat after a TV report alleged he groped a man in 2005.  In a statement Sunday, the caucus asked the Frankfort lawmaker to resign immediately and removed him as minority whip.

Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet has notified officials with the Ark Encounter theme park in Williamstown that the attraction is in breach of its Tourism Development Agreement, the deal providing for up to $18 million in state tax breaks.

Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled that the couples who sued Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to obtain marriages licenses are entitled to nearly $225,000 in legal fees – and Kentucky should pay up.

Judge Issues Order For Buffer Zone Outside Abortion Clinic

Jul 21, 2017
AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

Anti-abortion activists were ordered by a judge on Friday to stay away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is bracing for protests from a national group.

Associated Press

A Kentucky ethics commission has unanimously dismissed a pair of complaints filed against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his purchase of a home from a friend and campaign donor.

Panel To Write Historical Context For Davis Statue

Jul 20, 2017
Kentucky Historical Society

State officials say they will offer more historical context for a 15-foot marble statue of Jefferson Davis in the Kentucky Capitol that refers to the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

Kentucky GOP Official Accused Of Indecent Exposure Resigns

Jul 20, 2017
rpk.org

Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on accusations he exposed himself in a restroom.

Samantha Lederman

TV, radio, print, and social media are all abuzz over a professional wrestler who’s using his left-leaning political beliefs to rile up fans in a predominantly red part of the country.  For a different kind of Kentucky Adventure 91.3 WUKY’s Samantha Lederman goes one on one with Dan Richards, AKA “The Progressive Liberal.”

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