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Lawsuit Challenges New Kentucky Medical Review Panel Law

Jul 7, 2017
LRC Public Information

A Kentucky woman is challenging the constitutionality of a new state law aimed at limiting medical malpractice lawsuits.

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto has announced Dr. Mark Newman as the next Executive Vice President for Health Affairs. Dr. Newman will replace Dr. Michael Karpf who is retiring after nearly 15-years at the University.

Associated Press

A bill focused on buttressing the nation's insurance marketplaces will be needed if the full-fledged Republican effort to repeal much of President Barack Obama's health care law fails, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. It was one of his most explicit acknowledgments that his party's top-priority drive to erase much of Obama's landmark 2010 statutes might fall short.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington’s first new fire station in 12 years officially opened its doors Thursday.

Associated Press / WUKY

An attorney who led the lawsuit that overturned Kentucky's gay marriage ban wants the Democratic nomination to challenge first-term Republican U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth for his southern Indiana seat in 2018.

UK Employee Suspended After Arrest

Jul 6, 2017

A UK employee has been arrested, accused of having sex with a minor.

Public meetings are being held today for the more than 900 victims of the disability scheme run by former attorney Eric C. Conn. They lost their Social Security Disability benefits when the feds uncovered the scheme.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Former chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court John S. Palmore has died. The long-serving justice is being remembered as a towering figure in Kentucky law.

Program Connects New Students To The U.S.

Jul 5, 2017
Karyn Czar

Some students from Lansdowne Elementary are spending the summer learning about horses and the new country they call home. 

Governor Will Skip Fancy Farm This Year

Jul 5, 2017
Governor Matt Bevin at Fancy Farm 2016

A public clash between Kentucky's two most powerful politicians will have to wait another year. A spokesman for Gov. Matt Bevin says the Republican chief executive will skip the annual "political speaking" at the Fancy Farm picnic, a Kentucky tradition that forces politicians to trade insults on statewide television all while enduring raucous heckling from hundreds of barbecue-stuffed partisans.

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