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Jung On Top Heading Into Rolex Finale

Defending champion Michael Jung is in position to pull of a three-peat going into Sunday's finale of the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park. Samantha Lederman reports on Saturday's action.

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Mary Todd Lincoln House

It may surprise you to know that former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln had eight sisters and five brothers, many of them were rather colorful characters in their own right.  Now the restored Lexington childhood home of the famous Kentuckian is hosting an event focusing on the Todd siblings; themed tours called Rascals, Rebels, and Romantics.

Local Judge Proposes Building Rehab Instead Of Prison

Apr 18, 2017
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Some local leaders in Kentucky want to build a drug rehab center to hopefully reduce a county jail's overcrowding problem.

Sen. Bernie Sanders Returns To The Bluegrass

Apr 18, 2017
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Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will headline a Louisville event aimed at helping re-energize Kentucky's downtrodden Democratic Party.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A Lexington man is facing life behind bars for distributing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that resulted in an overdose death. The chief federal law enforcement officer for the region says it’s a sentence that’s becoming more common the longer the drug problem persists.

UK Healthcare

Medical researchers at The University of Kentucky will be studying the link between obesity and cancer, thanks to an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

A new Kentucky law removes a barrier that victims of domestic violence often face when making the difficult decision to leave their abuser. House Bill 309 gives people with a long-term protective order the ability to terminate a rental lease with 30 days notice to their landlord.

Josh James

Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green talks with Alan Lytle about the $1.33 B retrofit at Toyota's Georgetown plant, Amazon's $1.5 B investment in Northern Kentucky, and a potential billion dollar announcement coming soon in Eastern Kentucky.

Bardstown City Council Fires Mayor

Apr 14, 2017

The Bardstown City Council has voted to fire the city's mayor.

U.S. Department of Defense via AP

An expert on military airpower and national security at the University of Kentucky says this week’s airstrike in Afghanistan was surprising, but media coverage may be overhyping the size of the weapon dropped near the Pakistani border Thursday.

Jefferson County Superintendent To Resign July 1

Apr 14, 2017

Dr. Donna Hargens is stepping down from her role as the Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent.


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