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Many State Lawmakers Accused Of Misconduct Run Again

Jul 18, 2018
Legislative Research Commission

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat house: Seven have faced accusations, including four who settled secretly with a female legislative aide.  Voters' response? Mostly, keep them in office.

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This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Donna Grigsby, medical director of the UK pediatric primary care clinics.  UK HealthCare's screening program of infants and children has been recognized as a model by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Lexington Center To Break Ground On Expansion

Jul 17, 2018
Lexingtoncenter.com

The city of Lexington is breaking ground this week on the expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, home to Rupp Arena. The $241 million project will begin in August and finish in late 2021.

UK Athletics

He played for two legendary basketball coaches, won a national title and several NBA championships, but a recent oral history interview with the late Frank Ramsey reveals much more about his life and legacy.  WUKY's Alan Lytle and Nunn Center Director Dr. Doug Boyd talk about the Kentucky native who came to be known as the ultimate sixth man.

Proposed Tax Hike Could Help Keep Schools Safe

Jul 16, 2018

Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk is recommending a property tax increase to fund schools safety. The hike would add five cents for every $100 of property value and create $13.5 million in revenue. The money would be used to add metal detectors and more safety officers and counselors on campuses. The schools board is expected to vote on the measure this Wednesday.

Lexington Lion's Club

After a sizzling opening weekend the Lexington Lion's Club Bluegrass Fair begins a full week of family fun in Masterston Station Park.  We talk with Fair PR spokesman Rob Bolson about this year's entertainment.

UK Cuts All Ties With John Schnatter

Jul 14, 2018

Following the example of the University of Louisville the state's flagship university on Friday announced it is cutting all ties with Papa John's Pizza chain founder John Schnatter.

Summerfest

You have two more weekends to catch KCT's production of Disney's classic Beauty and the Beast. Click here for a preview and ticket information.

Samantha Lederman

What happens to racehorses once their careers on the track are over?  Thoroughbred Aftercare is gaining more and more exposure, with Justify's connections committing a portion of their Triple Crown proceeds to the cause.  As Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman explains, the biggest showcase of all for off the track thoroughbreds is right here in Lexington every Fall.  In fact a bonafide second act celebrity will be a guest of honor this weekend at Breyerfest at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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The fallout from the Papa John's / John Schnatter racial slur scandal continues.  On Friday the University of Louisville announced it is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium.

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