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McConnell: Cuts To ARC "Won't Happen"

Mar 20, 2017
Associated Press

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll fight a proposal to eliminate a 52-year-old federal agency that seeks to create jobs.  McConnell told WYMT-TV Saturday that he's opposed to the proposal to do away with the Appalachian Regional Commission, which is contained in President Donald Trump's budget for Fiscal 2018.  In fact, McConnell said, "We are not going to allow any cuts" to the commission.

Kentucky Heads To Sweet 16

Mar 20, 2017
Associated Press

Bam Adebayo had a double-double and swatted away the final shot on Sunday as Kentucky sent Wichita State to yet another second-round heartbreak, 65-62 in the NCAA Tournament.

Report Finds Lexington Will Need 22,000 Additional Housing Units In Next 10 Years

Mar 20, 2017
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This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss a new report showing Lexington will need to build 22,000 homes over the next decade.  It's just the latest rosy picture coming from the housing industry.

Louisville-Based Baptist Health Cutting 288 Jobs

Mar 16, 2017
baptisthealthplan.com

Louisville-based Baptist Health is getting rid of more than 280 positions across its system.

Josh James / WUKY

Sen. Rand Paul has called fellow Republican Sen. John McCain "a little bit unhinged" after McCain said "the senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin."

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This Saturday, Lexington constituents plan to hold a town hall meeting to air concerns about the direction of the state and the nation – even if invited lawmakers don’t show.

Josh James / WUKY

Lawmakers are working against the clock to find consensus on a number of bills from charter schools to Real ID Wednesday, their final chance to pass legislation before the governor weighs vetoes.

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What happens when a caregiver's duties are over?  Dr. Greg talks with UK Eldercare specialist Terri Weber about a Life After Caregiving Workshop March 23rd in Lexington.

Post-ACA Predictions For Kentucky At Odds

Mar 14, 2017
Greg Stotelmyer

A spokesman for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says an Affordable Care Act replacement under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives would be felt in a big way in the commonwealth, but supporters see it as the first step toward state-driven reform.

Bevin Open To Lifting Nuclear Moratorium

Mar 14, 2017
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Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.

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