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Controversial Statues Will Be Moved To Cemetery

Confederate statues that were removed from Cheapside Park in downtown Lexington last month will have a new home. The Urban County Council finalized an agreement between the city and the Lexington Cemetery to move two confederate statues there.

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Conversations are underway between the city and the University of Kentucky that could result in a major land swap deal – one that would give the school control of a number of roads in and around campus.

Kentucky Rep. Jim Wayne Will Not Seek Re-election

Nov 7, 2017
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A veteran Democratic state representative from Louisville says he will not seek re-election next year.

BUILD Will Focus On Ending Drug Epidemic

Nov 7, 2017

Hundreds gathered at Shiloh Baptist Church last night for a project BUILD meeting. The group focuses on recognizing problems in the community and working towards solutions to fix them.

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Kentucky education groups are advocating an alternative pension reform program they say will ease the financial pressure on the state while maintaining defined benefits plans for future teachers.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says fellow Sen. Rand Paul's absence while recovering from an assault in which his neighbor is charged creates another challenge in what's become a daily "Maalox moment" while trying to keep together his slim Republican majority.

Guilty Plea Entered In Somerset Church Killing

Nov 6, 2017

Monday morning in Pulaski Circuit Court, Dwight Bell admitted that he killed Carolyn New this past August.

Beshear Announces Effort To Combat Opioid Crisis

Nov 6, 2017

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to announce an initiative to combat opioid overdoses and deaths.

Paul Recovering From 5 Broken Ribs

Nov 6, 2017
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was recovering Sunday from five broken ribs after he was assaulted by a neighbor who tackled him from behind at the senator's Kentucky home, officials said.

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Chris Bollinger, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in UK's Gatton School, about the GOP's 500 plus page Public Pension Reform Bill, including the winners and losers if it should become law.

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Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.  Jeff Hoover announced his decision Sunday. He denied sexually harassing the staff member, but said he sent inappropriate text messages that were consensual.  Hoover's wife and two of his three daughters were in the room as he spoke.


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