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Associated Press

Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society.

Josh James / WUKY

A bill making the targeting of police officers and other first responders a hate crime is on its way to the governor's desk.

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Kentucky is close to lifting a decades-old moratorium on nuclear waste storage in the state. While Senate Bill 11 also clears a path for the construction of nuclear power plants, a reactor in the commonwealth would still be a long way off.

Josh James / WUKY

Animal advocates say lawmakers need to put more teeth into animal cruelty legislation or risk perpetuating the state's persistently low national rankings. Visitors - of the human and canine variety - brought that message to Frankfort Tuesday.

UK Athletics

A new report from the personal finance website wallethub ranks Lexington as the eighth best city for college basketball fans.  That’s out of 291 cities surveyed. 

Samantha Lederman

Kentucky may be the Horse Capitol Of The World, but breaking in to the Thoroughbred Industry is not the easiest thing to do.  WUKY's Samantha Lederman reports on the Godolphin Flying Start Programme, a two year course that helps its graduates do exactly that.

NPR

Officials in western Kentucky say a proposed museum dedicated to bluegrass music pioneer Bill Monroe is getting closer to reality.

Josh James / WUKY

Senate Democrats are working to present a united front against a bill they say threatens to "resegregate" Louisville schools.

KY News Service

Backlash from solar users and advocates has slowed a proposal in the Kentucky Senate to change the rules on net metering - the way utilities and consumers with rooftop solar trade energy.

Lexington Fayette Urban County Govt.

This week on the Business Side we talk with Mattie Morton, administrator for Lexington's Summer Youth Job Training Program. It’s a public-private partnership that provides real-world job experience to students between the ages of 14 and 17 by pairing them up to work for local employers.

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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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