Kentucky Tops Coverage Gains As GOP Talks Medicaid Revamp

Feb 4, 2016
Gallup Survey

A new national survey shows Kentucky and Arkansas lead the nation in the largest drops of the number of people without health insurance.

City Leaders Look To Improve Communication After Stockyard Fire

Feb 4, 2016
AP/David Stephenson

Lexington is rethinking how it notifies elected officials and the public during emergencies in the wake of a fire that destroyed a beef cattle auction business in Lexington.

Problems With IRS Computers Shut Down E-File System

Feb 4, 2016

The IRS says it has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because of problems with some of its computer systems. The outage could affect refunds, but the IRS says it doesn't anticipate "major disruptions."

Federal Judge Overturns Right-To-Work Laws

Feb 4, 2016

A federal judge says Kentucky local governments cannot ban mandatory labor union membership as a condition of employment.


Shortly after announcing he was suspending his presidential campaign Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul spoke exclusively to WUKY's Karyn Czar.


Kentucky Republicans will now attend a presidential caucus without the intended guest of honor - Sen. Rand Paul.


Countering the influx of flakka and other fast-evolving synthetic drugs is the focus of House Bill 4, a measure that breezed through a House committee Wednesday.

LFUCG Parks and Recreation

An Urban County Council committee got its first look Tuesday at a $26m Aquatics Master Plan that proposes building an indoor pool and two more family aquatic centers, upgrades to the city’s current pools, plus the addition of new “splashpads” or “spraygrounds” throughout town.

Rand Paul Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Feb 3, 2016

Today, Dr. Rand Paul issued the following statement on his presidential campaign:

Dude, engage!  That's the simple but effective message the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons is using to increase awareness of the growing problem of distracted walking.  Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Alan Hilibrand, a spokesman for the group.