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Breeders' Cup To Return To Churchill Downs In 2018

Apr 25, 2016
Breeders' Cup

There’s good news and bad news concerning the Breeders Cup.  The good news…the World Championships of Horse Racing will be returning to Kentucky in 2018.  The bad news?  It won’t be at Keeneland here in Lexington.

Lexmark's Blockbuster Sale This Week On The Business Side

Apr 25, 2016
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss details of the $3.6B sale of Lexmark to Chinese investors.

Gray Unveils First Ad Of Kentucky Senate Race

Apr 22, 2016
grayforkentucky.com

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democratic candidate Jim Gray had the same amount of campaign cash on hand at the start of April, and Gray has dipped into his account for his first big ad buy.

http://chfs.ky.gov/

The state says about 9,000 people living in eight Kentucky counties will lose their food stamps in about a week for not complying with federal work and training requirements.

Josh James / WUKY

More than 80 University of Kentucky students used an Earth Day rally Friday to press school administrators on their plans for combating climate change.

Gamers To Gather At Lexicon 2016

Apr 22, 2016
Lexicon Gaming

If You're a fan of games like Dungeons and Dragons, Trivial Pursuit, Clue, Monopoly, or even Words With Friends, Lexington is the place to play them all this weekend.  The third annual Lexicon Gamers Convention happens this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center.

National Park Service

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has an Earth Day message for the United States, "make a major course correction on environmental issues."  In a speech at the National Geographic Society in Washington, Jewell decried the $12 billion maintenance backlog at national parks and called for passage of the National Parks Centennial Act to better fund the repairs.

Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a former U.S. marshal to aid an investigation into what he says are potential illegal practices of former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear.

Alan Lytle

Researchers from across the country are gathering at UK today to discuss economic opportunities from emerging energy technologies.  The Regional Energy Innovation Forum, sponsored by the UK Center for Applied Energy Research featured a keynote address from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. 

Seeking Fresh Start Bevin Removes Pension Systems Chairman

Apr 21, 2016
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has issued an executive order removing the chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees.

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