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Fairness Advocates Turn Up The Volume In Frankfort

The annual Kentucky Fairness Rally brought together LGBTQ advocates, lawmakers, and supporters in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday.

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With the Kentucky Supreme Court set to weigh in on the discrimination case against Lexington t-shirt maker Hands On Originals, gay rights advocates are preparing a ruling that could force communities to rethink how fairness ordinances are interpreted.

Charter Schools In Kentucky Could Be Delayed

Feb 13, 2018
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Charter schools might not come to Kentucky this year after all.

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Kentucky's Republican governor is urging the state's highest court to rule in favor of a company whose owner refused to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival because of his Christian beliefs.

Terry Mobley: Longtime UK Leader, Famed Player For Rupp Passes Away

Feb 12, 2018
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Terry B. Mobley – whose association with the University of Kentucky as a famed basketball player and groundbreaking leader of its fundraising efforts spanned more than five decades – passed away early Monday morning after a long illness.

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It’s been returned to the original glory it celebrated when it first opened 119 year ago. The third floor of the Historic Courthouse was filled today. City leaders, planners and visitors stood on a glass floor under the dome as Mayor Jim Gray told us to “look up and view for the first time in 60 years, this remarkable restoration of the courthouse dome.”

Another Monday, Still No Pension Bill

Feb 12, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Lawmakers in Frankfort have been meeting for more than a month but still haven't tackled public pensions, passed a state budget, or a tax reform package.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette about an ever-growing legislative to-do list.

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Flooding brought on by heavy rains in parts of Kentucky have prompted a state of emergency in at least one southeastern county. An emergency declaration was issued for widespread flooding in Harlan County on Saturday night. No injuries were immediately reported.

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Knox County Coroner Mike Blevins confirmed to news outlets that 33-year-old Stacy Hobbs was found dead behind Swan Pond Baptist Church. A church member found her lying in a drainage ditch that flows in the Cumberland River on Sunday morning.

Economists Projecting A Slowdown In 2018

Feb 12, 2018
UK Now

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss the big takeaway from the annual Kentucky Economic Outlook Conference.  Hint: It'll be more brake tapping than pedal to the metal.

Victims Names Released In Weekend Shooting

Feb 12, 2018
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A Kentucky gunman killed his parents, his girlfriend and his girlfriend's mother in a weekend shooting spree before ending his own life, State Police said Sunday.

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