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UK Astronomy Professor Has Been Waiting 35 Years For Monday's Eclipse

UK Astronomy Professor Tom Troland could hardly contain his excitement when he stopped by to talk about Monday's total solar eclipse with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

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Today the ribbon was cut on the newest public high school in Fayette County.  The Fayette County Public School Board also voted to cancel classes on August 21st, the day of the solar eclipse.

State Pension Reform This Week On The Business Side

Aug 7, 2017
Josh James

WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green continue their conversation about Governor Bevin's promised special session on tax reform and pensions; the latter is the subject this week.

Beshear, Adkins Use Fancy Farm As Test For 2019

Aug 6, 2017
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Andy Beshear says he has not decided if he will run for governor in 2019, but his tax returns tell a different story. 

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has won a property tax dispute that had prompted two ethics complaints from people who had questioned whether the governor and his wife got a sweetheart deal when buying their new home.

UK Healthcare Resumes Pediatric Heart Surgeries

Aug 4, 2017
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After shutting down its pediatric heart surgery program in 2012, due to a rise in surgical related deaths, UK Healthcare is touting a new partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 

Senate Confirms Craft As US Ambassador To Canada

Aug 3, 2017
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kentucky native Kelly Knight Craft as the next ambassador to Canada.


"Do you believe in God?" It’s a question that often goes to the heart of a person’s identity. But a University of Kentucky professor believes mainstream polls and surveys may not be doing a good job getting to the answer, and his research suggests there might be more doubters in our midst than most assume.

Judge Dismisses Charge Against GOP Lawmaker In Kentucky

Aug 2, 2017
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A Kentucky state lawmaker criticized for trying to pass legislation that would have benefited his liquor store business has been cleared of a criminal charge filed against him earlier this year.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear says any investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct by former Gov. Julian Carroll – or the response by law enforcement – remain in the hands of Kentucky State Police, while some observers see a potential role for the top law enforcement official.

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A former University of Kentucky College of Dentistry faculty member claims he was fired in retaliation for voicing critical comments about Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed Medicaid waiver.


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