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Republicans’ latest health care overhaul appears on the ropes with Sen. John McCain’s announced opposition, but Kentucky critics continue to warn of the bill’s possible effects on the commonwealth.

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The director of the University of Kentucky’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women says she suspects universities with well-established sexual assault policies aren’t likely to abandon them – despite new guidance from the Trump administration.

UK Art Museum

Saturdays are always a big day for yard sales and the UK Art Museum hopes to cash in on the concept.  They’ve solicited the help of 16 businesses and individuals to hold a community wide Y’Art Sale this weekend.

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The most junior member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, offered brief glimpses into his guiding judicial philosophy during a Q&A at the University of Kentucky Thursday.

Samantha Lederman

He may be known to many as the Great Compromiser but this weekend’s Living History Event at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate shines the spotlight on the famous Kentuckian’s contributions to agriculture.  WUKY’s Samantha Lederman has this preview.

Kentucky Historical Society

A panel of historic properties advisers in Kentucky has recommended removing a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis that identifies the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

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A Kentucky county is joining a multi-county, multi-state effort to sue opioid distributors to recoup costs associated with the drug epidemic.

Ringleader In Bourbon Heist Pleads Guilty

Sep 20, 2017
Karyn Czar

A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars' worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has already secured a place in Kentucky lore.

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A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes.  Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate recognized in a ruling Wednesday that marijuana has the potential for medicinal use. But he said the three people who filed the lawsuit do not have a constitutional right to violate a controlled-substance law.

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Two Democratic state lawmakers are looking to casinos to help pay down Kentucky’s massive pension liabilities, but the plan is unlikely to gain a foothold in the General Assembly.

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