Local/Regional News
1:36 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

McConnell: It May Be Too Late To "Salvage The Iraq Situation"

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says it may be too late to effectively counter the rise of Sunni militants in Iraq.

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Local/Regional News
1:29 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Beshear Reauthorizes Kynect

In a move sure to reignite debate with Republicans, Gov. Steve Beshear has bypassed the legislature to reauthorize the state's insurance exchange.

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Local/Regional News
1:24 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Parents Rally To Keep Jacobson Park Playground Creative

Jacobson Park Playground
Credit lexingtonky.gov

News that the “creative” playground at Lexington’s Jacobson Park was slated for replacement has spawned an online movement to save the structure.

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Local/Regional News
11:13 am
Thu July 3, 2014

The Stage Is Set For Patriotic Concert

Tonight Independence Day festivities continue in Lexington with a revamped Patriotic Concert on the campus of Transylvania University. 

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Group Working To Publicize 1867's 'Fourth Of July To Remember'

“Fourth of July, 1867, Lexington, KY,” an artist’s rendering depicting one of the largest civil rights gatherings held in Kentucky during the period of Reconstruction. Commissioned for use in The Kentucky Archaeology & Heritage Series, artist Susan A. Walton created this acrylic panel based on detailed newspaper accounts of the event, which attracted an “immense” crowd of up to ten thousand people.
Credit The Kentucky Archaeological Survey/Kentucky Heritage Council.

A team of historians has uncovered a significant civil rights rally in Lexington that was held on the Fourth of July, 1867.

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Local/Regional News
8:24 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Parents Appeal Transgender Policy At Louisville High School

A group of parents have appealed a decision that allows transgender students to use facilities that correspond with their sexual identities. 

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Local/Regional News
7:06 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Commission Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

The Kentucky Fire Commission wants Fourth of July celebrations to be safe as well as fun.

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Local/Regional News
7:00 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Phone App Gives Tour Of Perryville Battle

Perryville was the scene of the most deadly Civil War battle in Kentucky, with more than 7,600 soldiers killed, wounded or missing.
Credit Kentucky State Parks

A new smart phone app will allow visitors to Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site to hear details about the pivotal battle.

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Local/Regional News
4:09 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Affordable Housing Plan Clears First Hurdle

Urban County Council members gave their initial approval to a plan that would supply $2M in annual funds for affordable housing programs.

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