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House Republican Speaker Jeff Hoover has set a March 15 deadline for a bill that would allow charter schools in Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

Attorney General Andy Beshear would see his powers scaled back under a bill substitute filed by Senate President Robert Stivers. The late-breaking change adds more fuel to an ongoing political clash between the top law enforcement official and leading Republicans.

Cancer Care Close To Home Goal Of Markey Network

Mar 8, 2017
UK Healthcare

This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Tim Mullet, professor of surgery and cardio-thoracic surgeon at UK Healthcare about the Markey Cancer Center's Affiliate Network, which enhances access to high-quality cancer services and programs through collaboration with community hospitals.

Healthcare.gov

More than 81,000 Kentuckians have purchased health insurance through HealthCare.gov, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced Tuesday.

House OK's Bill Targeting Planned Parenthood

Mar 8, 2017
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Kentucky lawmakers have voted to send a message to Planned Parenthood.

Associated Press

Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society.

Josh James / WUKY

A bill making the targeting of police officers and other first responders a hate crime is on its way to the governor's desk.

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Kentucky is close to lifting a decades-old moratorium on nuclear waste storage in the state. While Senate Bill 11 also clears a path for the construction of nuclear power plants, a reactor in the commonwealth would still be a long way off.

Josh James / WUKY

Animal advocates say lawmakers need to put more teeth into animal cruelty legislation or risk perpetuating the state's persistently low national rankings. Visitors - of the human and canine variety - brought that message to Frankfort Tuesday.

UK Athletics

A new report from the personal finance website wallethub ranks Lexington as the eighth best city for college basketball fans.  That’s out of 291 cities surveyed. 

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