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Primary Recanvass Underway in Kentucky

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State election officials have begun reviewing the results of Kentucky's close Republican primary for governor.  County boards of elections in eastern time zones began reviewing totals from electronic voting machines and absentee ballots at 9 a.m. Counties in the central time zone will begin at 10 a.m. EDT.

Since April, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has been writing about Lexington’s Citizen Police Academy.  In this final article, he discusses the graduation of the spring class and their experiences with the program.

Plastics Company Planning Expansion In Kentucky

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A company that makes plastic compounds for the automotive industry is expanding its plant and adding workers in southwestern Kentucky.

The man accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing Lexington attorney Mark Hinkel during the Horsey Hundred cycling event on Saturday has been in the process of being deported since June 0f 2013.

On this installment, we chat with NPR Morning Edition host and author Steve Inskeep about the fascinating democratic tug-of-war at the heart of his new book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab.

A Lexington council member tasked with reviewing Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget is questioning the recommended raises for some staff in the mayor’s office.


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held a public hearing Tuesday on his proposed 2016 budget, and received significant criticism from various social nonprofits.

This week local skeptics will converge on the Lexington Center for the third annual Kentucky Freethought Convention - and their ranks could be growing.

Fayette County Public Schools officials are facing number of challenges in the coming weeks and months – from finding a new superintendent to addressing underperforming schools.