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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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Schumer To Give Speech On Counterpart's Home Turf

Feb 12, 2018
Associated Press

Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer are usually trying to outscheme each other in Washington. On Monday, the Senate leaders will share the stage in what should be a much more polite setting in McConnell's Kentucky hometown.

AP File Photo

Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that works.

Burk family

A Frankfort woman who went missing while hiking with her boyfriend has been found alive. 40-year old Jessica Burk and her boyfriend hit the trails in the Tom Dorman State Nature Preserve Wednesday afternoon. He stopped to take some pictures and the two got separated.

Let The Games Begin!

Feb 9, 2018
Associated Press

Luge veteran Erin Hamlin has entered her last Olympics carrying the U.S. flag, which started as a feel-good story but quickly turned controversial. The large U.S. contingent is one of the more enthusiastic groups, and Hamlin smiled broadly as she waved the flag.

Budget Deal Passes; Government Open For Business

Feb 9, 2018
Associated Press

The House moved swiftly early Friday to reopen the federal government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, overcoming opposition from both liberal Democrats and tea party conservatives to endorse enormous spending increases despite looming trillion-dollar deficits.

AP Photo/Adam Beam

House Bill 227 deals with solar panels, but the measure has become a lightning rod in recent weeks – with utility companies arguing it evens the playing field and solar suppliers predicting disaster for their industry.

Saving Stories: Even The Newspaper Was Segregated

Feb 8, 2018
Lexington Herald Leader

Saving Stories observes Black History Month with this look at how Lexington's daily mainstream newspapers handled coverage of African American communities.   In 2004 the editor of the Lexington Herald Leader apologized for the newspaper's failures in covering the 1960's Civil Rights Movement.

UK Now

The director of the University of Kentucky’s Martin Luther King Center says he hopes members of the Lexington community will attend at least one planned event during Black History Month.  Kahlil Baker says they want to emphasize that history belongs to everybody whether they know it or not.

Lexington Police Investigate Overnight Shootings

Feb 7, 2018
Lex-18

Three overnight shootings in Lexington have left at least three people dead. Police believe the incidents are unrelated.

This week Dr. Greg talks with Fayette County Health Commissioner Dr. Kraig Humbaugh about the Lexington Fayette County Health Department's inaugural class training the community on how to use Narcan or Naloxone, the overdose reversing medication.  As part of the instruction the department provided more than 140 overdose kits.  They were made possible through a partnership between the health department, Drug Free Lex and the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, part of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

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