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Bardstown City Council Fires Mayor

Apr 14, 2017
cityofbardstown.org

The Bardstown City Council has voted to fire the city's mayor.

U.S. Department of Defense via AP

An expert on military airpower and national security at the University of Kentucky says this week’s airstrike in Afghanistan was surprising, but media coverage may be overhyping the size of the weapon dropped near the Pakistani border Thursday.

Jefferson County Superintendent To Resign July 1

Apr 14, 2017
jefferson.kyschools.us

Dr. Donna Hargens is stepping down from her role as the Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent.

State's Courts Administrative Arm Being Investigated

Apr 14, 2017
Lexington Herald Leader

The Administrative Office of the Courts says it is being investigated for possible irregularities with its employee-only auctions of surplus vehicles

Kentucky Burning Commercially Grown Hemp With Too Much THC

Apr 13, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky agriculture officials say they're burning a fraction of the hemp crop being grown in the state for commercial purposes because it contains a higher level of a psychoactive compound than is legally allowed.

Keeneland Announces Change To Book 1 Program

Apr 12, 2017
Keeneland.com

Keeneland, the world’s leading Thoroughbred auction house, on Wednesday introduced enhancements to its September Yearling Sale, to be held Sept. 11-23.

Josh James / WUKY

6th District Congressman Andy Barr laid out a positive vision of the Republican agenda in Lexington Wednesday, waxing optimistic about a revival of the GOP's healthcare reform efforts. But the lawmaker’s visit drew a less warm reception outside.

Brennan Fielder

Blue and White are colors closely associated with the city of Lexington for obvious reasons, but as Brennan Fielder reports, this month several local groups hope the color combo takes on extra meaning.

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Dr. Greg has a candid chat with Renee Robinson, forensic pathologist for Stark County in Ohio about how coroners are coping with challenges associated with a high uptick in overdose deaths.  Robinson recently penned an article for the journal, Academic Forensic Pathology: County Coroners and Their Role in the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget slims down several areas of city government, but one all-too-familiar priority is exempt: public safety.

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