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An eclectic talent, Kentucky writer Bianca Spriggs offers a glimpse into her writing process, varied inspirations, and forthcoming works of poetry in this interview with Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn. Spriggs is set to teach a workshop on surrealism this year.

Yarmuth, Kemper Join In Farm Bureau Protest

3 hours ago
congress.gov

Kentucky's only Democratic congressman, and a congressional candidate from Lexington, stood outside in support of gay-rights activists while others in the state's political elite ate breakfast inside a state fair venue at the Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast.

Ky. Supreme Court Denies Effort To Reopen Abortion Clinic

3 hours ago
WLEX TV

A Kentucky abortion clinic closed amid a fight with the state's Republican governor has lost its appeal to the state's Supreme Court in an effort to reopen.  The EMW Women's Clinic in Lexington has been closed since June, when the state Court of Appeals granted Gov. Matt Bevin's request to close it. The appeals court reversed an earlier ruling in Fayette Circuit Court.

Bevin Submits Medicaid Plan That Includes Allergy Testing

Aug 24, 2016
Greg Stotelmyer

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he has changed his proposal to overhaul the state's Medicaid program and submitted it to the federal government for approval.

Associated Press

Recently we told you about a study linking walking with cancer prevention, today's there's evidence that staying active can also help in the fight against type two diabetes.  However, Dr. Gillian Booth with Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto says there are several things we need to keep in mind.  She talks this week with Dr. Greg Davis.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

School will start close to a week later next year in Fayette County, a change school board members say constituents preferred.

Samantha Lederman

For the 6th year in a row some Fayette County fifth Graders are spending their mornings at Keeneland this week learning about the impact of the thoroughbred industry on Central Kentucky.

The University of Kentucky is being considered the cream of the crop for science studies. 

Georgetown College Student Dies After Fall At Frat House

Aug 23, 2016
Georgetown College

Georgetown police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Georgetown College football player after he jumped down a flight of stairs at a fraternity house.

Judge Says Bevin Can't Remove Pension Chairman

Aug 23, 2016

A state judge says Republican Governor Matt Bevin can't remove the chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees for now but can rewrite the rules for the board and its members.

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