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2015 marked the first year for a new reporting requirement for business and other groups registered to lobby in Frankfort.


The debate over Indiana’s controversial new religious freedom law is also prompting new questions about Kentucky’s version.

Cauley-Stein Continues To Rack Up Honors

4 hours ago
UK Athletics

Kentucky junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein, already considered a consensus All-American by the NCAA, was tabbed a 2015 John R. Wooden All-American on Monday. Cauley-Stein was one of 10 Wooden All-Americans announced on a 30-minute show on ESPNU on Monday.

Associated Press

Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is arguing in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that Kentucky's ban on gay marriage isn't discriminatory because it bars both gay and straight people from same-sex unions.  The brief argues that because Kentucky's law bars everyone from same-sex marriage, it isn't discriminatory and should be upheld.

A grass roots non-profit in Lexington lands a grant worth more than a half a-million dollars to help turn an abandoned bus station into a local market.

President Obama Plans Visit To The Commonwealth

6 hours ago

The White House says President Barack Obama will visit a Louisville-based technology company on Thursday for an event on the economy.

Governor Will Sign Domestic Violence Bill

9 hours ago

Governor Steve Beshear is set to sign House Bill 8, which addresses safety for victims of dating and domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. 

Nearly one quarter of Kentucky's 66 rural hospitals are in danger of closing according to one of the first broad examinations of the financial health of the state's medical system.

Two weeks ago, Boone County became the latest – and largest – Kentucky county to adopt a policy Republicans in the General Assembly hope will one day be the norm across the entire state. And the county’s leaders believe it will stand up in court.

AP (Timothy D. Easley)

Monday GOP gubernatorial contender and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer detailed his healthcare recommendations for Kentucky, the first pillar of a five-point plan to be released in the coming weeks.