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Park Renderings To Be Revealed Tuesday Night

12 hours ago
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A group tasked with designing a 3 mile linear park through downtown Lexington will reveal and talk about its grand plan at a public meeting tonight.  

Bevin Gets Out His Veto Pen

12 hours ago
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed three bills and a portion of a fourth bill passed by the new GOP-controlled legislature.  Records show Bevin issued his vetoes on Monday. Lawmakers could override those vetoes when they reconvene on Wednesday for the final two days of the legislative session.

Land Near Rock Creek Preserved By State Fund

14 hours ago
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The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund has purchased 90 acres of land in McCreary County for preservation.

Kentucky Comes Up Short Against Tar Heels, 75-73

Mar 26, 2017

Kentucky's quest to capture a ninth NCAA title will have to wait as they fall to North Carolina 75-73 in an Elite Eight matchup of blue blood programs.

Associated Press

De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.

Associated Press

As the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team heads into the NCAA Sweet 16, the Lexington Police Department is implementing parking restrictions near the UK campus.

Former WUKY/WBKY General Manager Don Wheeler Dies

Mar 24, 2017
WUKY

Former WUKY General Manager Don Wheeler has passed away after a brief illness.  He was 87.  Wheeler was general manager of WUKY from 1964 to 1989 when it was known as WBKY.

Josh James / WUKY

A 1934 University of Kentucky mural that was covered following a campus controversy over its depiction of African-Americans working in the fields is set to be re-unveiled Thursday.

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The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame was created in 2013 to celebrate the Commonwealth’s greatest and most influential authors. Five writers were inducted in a special ceremony at Lexington’s Carnegie Center on February 2, 2017: Irvin S. Cobb, Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr., A.B. Guthrie Jr., Gayl Jones and Barbara Kingsolver.

Bevin Signs Law Allowing Optional Drivers' Licenses

Mar 22, 2017
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.

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