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This week on the Family Fun Guide WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Michelle Franzetti, marketing director with Lexington Parks and Recreation.  Among the new programs offered this summer include Fairway Flicks, a series of family movie screenings at city-owned golf courses.

Phone Number Being Used To Offer Illegal Immigrants Jobs

Jun 18, 2018
Alfred Miller/State Journal

A federal case against a Chinese restaurant owner in Kentucky is shedding light on how Hispanic immigrants work in the country illegally, including what an investigator says are phone numbers to find work at Chinese restaurants nationwide.

Win Your Blue Ribbon At The Kentucky State Fair

Jun 18, 2018
Kentucky State Fair

Officials are seeking entries to compete for cash and blue ribbons in the upcoming Kentucky State Fair. A statement from fair officials encourages submissions from all age groups in any of the 31 categories that will be judged. Some of those areas include culinary, livestock, antiques and photography.

Body Of Missing Kentucky Woman Found

Jun 18, 2018

Authorities in Kentucky say three people, including a juvenile, have been charged after the body of a missing woman was found in a wooded area. The body of 58-year-old Denita Satchwell of Covington was found near Rabbit Hatch. She last was seen driving on June 9, and relatives became concerned because her dog had been left behind in her home.

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The week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes about some recent headlines including a new location for Cosmic Charlies Music Club, new owners for Alfalfa Restaurant in downtown Lexington, plus the end of an era coming for a popular "mom and pop" hardware store in Chevy Chase.

A Kentucky library is working with school districts in its area to provide free lunches for young people this summer.

Warren County Regional Jail via AP

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor was sentenced Friday to 30 days in prison for tackling the lawmaker while he was out doing yard work at his Kentucky home.

AP Photo/Robert Ray

A state school safety working group gathered testimony this week with an eye toward drafting a policy recommendations for the General Assembly. So far, the most controversial remedy – arming teachers – has met mostly with skepticism from lawmakers and panelists.  

Veteran Democratic political consultant Larry O'Bryan was given simple instructions: Meet lobbyist Jim Sullivan in a parking lot to pick up a $5,000 bribe and deliver it to a high-ranking state official to win favorable treatment in the complex government contracting process.

Ky. AG Beshear Sues Walgreens For Role In Opioid Crisis

Jun 15, 2018
Josh James

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has filed a sixth lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company for deceptive marketing of opioid-based painkillers.


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