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The two finalists vying to become the University of Kentucky’s next provost will soon be awaiting a decision by the school’s president.

LRC Public Information

A Republican state representative is facing mounting bipartisan pressure to step down in the wake of a Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting piece detailing alleged sexual misconduct and other accusations.

LFUCG

Lexington's Parking Authority is putting out a last call for their Food For Fines Program.  WUKY's Karyn Czar has details.

Visit-Lex

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Visit-Lex Executive Director Mary Quinn Ramer about their new Destination Development Plan.  One key finding suggests Lexington could strongly benefit from the development of a new annual city-wide event, similar to Louisville's Forecastle Festival.

UK, Markey Unveil New Inpatient Suites

Dec 8, 2017
UK Public Relations

Markey Cancer Center patients and their families have new space in UK Hospital for their inpatient treatment.  Markey and hospital officials cut the ribbon today on their new dedicated unit for longer stays.

Kentucky Lawmakers Get Expensive Ask For Pension System

Dec 7, 2017
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Kentucky taxpayers need to pay nearly $1 billion extra over the next two years to keep solvent a retirement plan for most state workers.

Associated Press

Kentucky GOP House members are asking Republican Gov. Matt Bevin not to call a special legislative session on pension reform before the end of the year.  The Courier Journal reports that a large majority of House Republicans sent a letter making the request Wednesday.

Adam Beam, Associated Press

David Ermold will return to the Rowan County courthouse Wednesday, nearly two years after Clerk Kim Davis refused to give him a marriage license because he was gay. Only this time, he does not want a license. He wants Davis' job.

LFUCG

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray ended months of speculation Tuesday in announcing his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Sixth District, setting up a potential contest against Republican incumbent Andy Barr.  The move guarantees that Kentucky's second largest city will have a new top administrator next year.

Fugitive Lawyer Eric C. Conn Captured In Honduras

Dec 4, 2017
AP File Photo

A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who escaped before facing sentencing for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case has been captured in Honduras, officials said Monday.

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