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UK President Gets Pay Raise, Contract Extension

Jun 24, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

The University of Kentucky board of trustees has approved a three-year contract extension and a pay raise for president Eli Capilouto.

Kentucky Pays Ark Park Attorney's Fees In Tax Break Suit

Jun 24, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky is paying $190,000 in attorney fees to the Christian group that won a tourism tax benefit for a Noah's ark attraction that will open soon in central Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

A state lawmaker from Louisville has introduced a bill that would make it a hate crime to target police officers, firefighters or emergency medical service workers.

Former UK Stars Have New NBA Homes

Jun 24, 2016

Jamal Murray had been a projected lottery pick from the get-go and the Denver Nuggets made the former UK guard and the number seven pick overall in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. 

UK Claims Victory In Trademark Dispute

Jun 23, 2016
Wikicommons / Public Domain

A small Appalachian distillery embroiled in a trademark dispute with the University of Kentucky has lost its fight in a federal court.

louisville.edu

A state judge said he is unlikely to settle a dispute over the University of Louisville board of trustees before the school has to decide on a budget and a tuition increase by July 1.

Tom Godell / WUKY

The Lexington Urban County Council is putting new design standards for downtown construction on hold.

New Study Links Exercise With Lowered Cancer Risk

Jun 22, 2016
Associated Press

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Steven Moore, a researcher with the NIH's National Cancer Institute about a new study showing that daily physical activity may help you decrease your risk for certain types of cancer.

Governor Unveils Medicaid Proposal (Updated)

Jun 22, 2016
Greg Stotelmyer

The 400,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the state's expanded Medicaid program would have fewer benefits and would have to pay small premiums to keep their coverage under a proposal released Wednesday by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky Clerk Requests Dismissal Of Lawsuit

Jun 21, 2016
Associated Press

A Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has asked a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit against her because of a new state law that will take effect next month.

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