Local/Regional News
4:08 am
Fri December 12, 2008

State Budget Dominates Governor's Weekly Radio Address

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's plan to address an estimated 456 million dollar shortfall in the state budget, is the topic of his weekly radio address.

WUKY In Depth
2:28 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Oral Histories Project Celebrates Milestone In Keightley Project

Lexington, KY – In this week's Focus on UK, Doug Boyd, with UK's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, stops by and provides an update on a project featuring the late "Mr. Wildcat", Bill Keigthley.

Tonic
2:08 pm
Thu December 11, 2008

One Man, a Cello, and the Truth

Kentucky cellist Ben Sollee isn't your garden variety string player. Before a stop on his one-man tour, Ben chatted with tonic's Josh James about inspiration, style, and the wonders of MySpace.

Tonic 2008

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Tonic
11:20 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Full House

Silas House adds playwright to his repertoire

Full House

Novelist, musician, mountaintop removal activist, and now playwright, House opens up about his journey as a writer so far

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Local/Regional News
11:57 am
Wed December 10, 2008

Fayette Clerk Blevins To Step Down Early

Lexington, kY – In a media release this morning, Blevins cites the changes to the pension system that makes it to his financial advantage to bow out before the end of his term, which was to be in January 2011. Blevins successor will be appointed by County Judge-Executive Sandra Varellas. An election for the position will be held fall of 2010. Blevins has served the city of Lexington continuously for the past 35 years. First as an Urban County Councilman, then as Fayette County Clerk, a position he has held since 1982.

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Local/Regional News
11:55 am
Wed December 10, 2008

Silberman Wins Second "Super Of The Year" Honor

Lexington, KY – Silberman received the honor yesterday in Louisville during the annual meeting of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators. Silberman will find out tomorrow whether he is one of four finalists for the national award. Silberman has been head of the state's second-largest school district since 2004.
This is Silberman's second "Super of the Year honor". He also won it during his tenure as Daviess County Public Schools' Superintendent prior to coming to Lexington.

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Local/Regional News
9:13 am
Wed December 10, 2008

CPE Selects New Permanent President

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Local/Regional News
12:06 am
Wed December 10, 2008

Kentucky Economy "Still Gloomy"

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Local/Regional News
5:07 am
Mon December 8, 2008

UK Announces Plans To Construct "Digital Village"

Lexington, KY – UK President Lee Todd, joined Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry and three major private contributors to unveil the first two phases of the project during a ceremony today / Monday. Todd says the Digital Village is the university's first construction project that'll be funded by private donations, with matching funds coming from the state's "Bucks For Brains" program.

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Local/Regional News
4:56 am
Mon December 8, 2008

Beshear - Mongiardo Accepting 10% Pay Cuts

Frankfort, KY – Later this week, Governor Beshear will announce how the administration will deal with a projected 456-million dollar state revenue shortfall. He warns his plan will require sacrifices by everyone in state government, and he and Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo will begin by taking ten percent pay cuts in the next calendar year. "It's obvious that this is not going to substantially affect the shortfall. But it's a symbol."

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