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LexVegFest

LexVegFest returns for a second round this weekend, but organizers say the festival centered around plant-based eating elected to try out a new location.

Democrats Targeting Kentucky GOP Congressman In Radio Ad

Oct 5, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

Signaling a renewed push to reclaim a congressional seat in Republican-trending Kentucky, national Democrats are targeting U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in an early radio ad campaign attacking GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Samantha Lederman

As the Keeneland Fall Meet gets under way Friday WUKY Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman introduces us to Kent Sweezey, a Kentucky native hoping to make an impact over the seventeen days of racing.  She recently paid a visit to the up and comer at his home base in Louisville. 

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C-Span is on a 50 capitals tour and this week the high-tech educational broadcasting bus is in the Bluegrass.  WUKY’s Karyn Czar reports.

Kentucky Sports Radio

A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March.

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This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Michael Johansson, a biologist and researcher with the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, about vector-borne diseases and how to avoid them.

Josh James

As a high-stakes Wisconsin gerrymandering case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, one Kentucky group is taking a closer look at the state’s electoral map. Their preliminary findings suggest the commonwealth isn’t among the worst offenders, but some district shapes do raise eyebrows.

Louisville Names Vince Tyra As Acting Athletic Director

Oct 3, 2017
louisville.edu

Louisville has named university foundation board member Vince Tyra as acting replacement for athletic director Tom Jurich, who's on paid administrative leave as the school addresses its involvement in a federal bribery investigation of men's basketball recruits.

lexingtonhealthdepartment.org

Restaurants will soon debut new health inspection reports, using a system the county health department believes will be easier for diners to decode.

Louisville Board OKs Firing Of Pitino In Hoops Scandal

Oct 3, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.

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