UK Cuts All Ties With John Schnatter

Jul 14, 2018

Following the example of the University of Louisville the state's flagship university on Friday announced it is cutting all ties with Papa John's Pizza chain founder John Schnatter.


You have two more weekends to catch KCT's production of Disney's classic Beauty and the Beast. Click here for a preview and ticket information.

Samantha Lederman

What happens to racehorses once their careers on the track are over?  Thoroughbred Aftercare is gaining more and more exposure, with Justify's connections committing a portion of their Triple Crown proceeds to the cause.  As Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman explains, the biggest showcase of all for off the track thoroughbreds is right here in Lexington every Fall.  In fact a bonafide second act celebrity will be a guest of honor this weekend at Breyerfest at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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The fallout from the Papa John's / John Schnatter racial slur scandal continues.  On Friday the University of Louisville announced it is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium.

Office of State Auditor

In 2016, Kentucky's Administrative Office of the Courts was looking for office space for newly-elected Supreme Court Justice Sam Wright. They got two offers: One would cost more than $59,000 a year and require extensive renovations. The other space was larger, had 15 parking spaces and would cost $21,000 a year.

Lexington Fire Department

Earlier this year the city of Lexington launched a pilot community paramedicine program, which aims to reduce costly 911 calls.  In this edition of the OA Chronicles independent producer Nadia Ramlagan reports on how the program is helping those struggling with addiction.

Triple Crown Champ Justify Dealing With Swelling In Ankle

Jul 11, 2018
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Triple Crown winner Justify has been taken out of training while waiting to see if swelling in his left front ankle subsides. Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify will be re-evaluated in two weeks. He says the swelling developed recently and it comes and goes.

Papa John's Founder Resigns As Chairman

Jul 11, 2018
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UPDATE:  Papa John's says founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board. The company made the announcement late Wednesday, hours after Schnatter apologized for using a racial slur during a conference call in May.

Ex-Louisville Players Sue NCAA Over Vacated National Title

Jul 11, 2018
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A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.

Beshear Faces Scrutiny For Past Campaign Contributions

Jul 11, 2018
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When Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's top deputy was busted for using kickbacks and bribes for political donations, Beshear vowed to donate all of the tainted money from his 2015 campaign account to charity.  That was two years ago. The money is still there.