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6 State Lawmakers Owed More Than $100k In Pension Benefits

Jan 13, 2017
LRC Public Information

Kentucky taxpayers owe six state lawmakers well over $100,000 year in retirement benefits.

Accrediting Agency: UofL Bill Step In Right Direction

Jan 13, 2017
louisville.edu

An official at the accrediting agency that placed the University of Louisville on probation says it appears Kentucky lawmakers are "working to address the concerns" that resulted in the sanction.

AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File

Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has downgraded its outlook for Kentucky, signaling another possible drop in the state’s credit rating.

Lexington Leaders Honor Harry Sykes

Jan 13, 2017

A Lexington road has been named in honor of an African American city leader.

Nicholasville Police have arrested and charged a teenager and his grandfather for the murder of a teenager.

Josh James / WUKY

More than 90 U.S. Attorneys across the country are expected to step down in the coming months and years as a new party takes control of the White House. Among them will be Kerry Harvey, who has served in that position for Kentucky’s Eastern District since 2010.

Feds Find Meth In Snail Statue

Jan 12, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say officers in Cincinnati intercepted more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine that was concealed inside a statue of a snail.

Fort Campbell Soldiers Returning Home

Jan 12, 2017

Another group of Fort Campbell soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division is expected to return to the post.

Agency Says U of L Probation Due To Governor's Actions

Jan 11, 2017

The accrediting body for the University of Louisville says it has placed the school on probation because Republican Gov. Matt Bevin interfered with the board of trustees' decisions and did not use a "fair process for the dismissal of board members."

Bevin Inquiry Alleges Democrats Coerced Worker Contributions

Jan 11, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

An investigation by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is relying on interviews with 16 anonymous state workers to conclude officials in the previous Democratic administration committed "wholesale violations of state law."

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