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State health officials say there is no evidence the Zika virus is on the move in Kentucky, but the state is taking precautions should the mosquito-borne illness begin circulating.

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Some Kentucky nonprofit organizations are voicing concerns about new volunteering requirements included in Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed Medicaid waiver.

Associated Press

While he wouldn’t come out and say Donald Trump’s name, a leading Kentucky Republican did back his party’s Presidential nominee on Thursday.

Officer Delivers Baby Amidst UK Move-In Day Traffic

Aug 18, 2016
UK Police Department

A University of Kentucky police captain, who is also a registered nurse, was in the right place at the right time when he helped deliver a baby at an intersection during student move-in day.

College Funding Dispute Heads To Supreme Court

Aug 18, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are preparing to take their dispute over state funding for public colleges and universities to the state's highest court.

Samantha Lederman

Have you ever wiggled your toes in the sand on that beach vacation and wished it could last forever? For Team Sandtastic life literally is a beach, and this week they brought their craft to the Kentucky Horse Park to build sand sculptures that will be incorporated into the course of the USHJA Hunter Derby Final in the Rolex Arena on Saturday night. Samantha Lederman has more details.

Josh James / WUKY

City leaders are hitting pause on a University of Kentucky plan to permanently shut down a portion of Rose Street. Members of a city council committee say more input is needed before the university can proceed.

Alan Lytle

A social and cultural landmark in Lexington's East End neighborhood now has an even greater distinction.  On Wednesday the Charles Young Center was added to the National Register of Historic Places.   Mayor Jim Gray, First District Councilman James Brown and other community representatives unveiled the official marker that will now grace the property.

Kids Dial 911 After Being Left Home Alone

Aug 17, 2016

Authorities say two Corbin children called 911 after they said their mother, who later showed up drunk, had left them home alone for hours.

Man Accused Of Sisters' Deaths Refuses To Go To Court

Aug 17, 2016
John Godsey and KY New Era

A Kentucky man accused of stabbing his two sisters to death wouldn't enter the courtroom for his preliminary hearing.

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