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What happens when a caregiver's duties are over?  Dr. Greg talks with UK Eldercare specialist Terri Weber about a Life After Caregiving Workshop March 23rd in Lexington.

Post-ACA Predictions For Kentucky At Odds

Mar 14, 2017
Greg Stotelmyer

A spokesman for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says an Affordable Care Act replacement under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives would be felt in a big way in the commonwealth, but supporters see it as the first step toward state-driven reform.

Bevin Open To Lifting Nuclear Moratorium

Mar 14, 2017
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Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.

Blue Grass Community Foundation

More than 11,000 people around Lexington are signed up to participate Wednesday in a community-wide conversation.  On The Table Lexington, sponsored by the Blue Grass Community Foundation encourages people to meet and talk about the future of our town. 

Saving Stories: The Frontier Nursing Service

Mar 14, 2017
UK Special Collections

We observe Women's History Month with a story about the Frontier Nursing Service which introduced the first nurse-midwives to the United States.  Founded in Leslie County by Mary Breckinridge, the nurses of the FNS would travel by horse to some of the most inaccessible regions of Eastern Kentucky.  Betty Lester, a recruit from Great Britain shares her memories of her first day in the mountains.

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, claiming UK’s school-record eight straight appearance in the tournament. Fourth-seeded Kentucky (21-10) will face 13th-seeded Belmont in the first round on Friday inside Memorial Coliseum. The game will air live on ESPN2 at Noon.

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With Republicans working to sort through their differences over post-Obama health reforms, Kentuckians heard two starkly different assessments of the new GOP plan over the weekend.

The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure you become the victim of a scam if you’re trying to nab tickets to the Big Dance.

Lexington Non Profits Committed To Green Growth

Mar 13, 2017
UK College of Agriculture

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about Food Chain and Seedleaf; two local non-profit groups committed to sustainability from the ground up.

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This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun talks with Dereck Oldham, lead singer of  Driftwood Gypsy.

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WUKY Presents StoryCorps

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The New Immigration Order, Annotated

President Trump has signed a revised executive order, once again barring travel to the United States from six majority-Muslim countries and suspending the U.S. refugee program.

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President Trump's Tweets, Annotated

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