Local/Regional News

Kentucky Clerk Sued For Not Issuing Gay-Marriage Licenses

15 minutes ago

Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.

McConnell: Cuba Ambassador Confirmation Unlikely

18 minutes ago
AP

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Republican majority is unlikely to confirm an ambassador to Cuba.

Kentucky Awards Medicaid Contracts To Five Companies

4 hours ago

Kentucky has awarded contracts to five companies to provide health insurance to people on Medicaid.

Josh James / WUKY

The state board that manages the tobacco settlement funds has approved $500,000 in grants and loans to a Winchester company that plans to process hemp seed grown in Kentucky.

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Today marks the start of Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival, three days packed full of activities to celebrate our nation’s independence.

Josh James / WUKY

The attorney for a group of Louisville business owners says he intends to take the fight over the city’s newly-instituted minimum wage to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Noah's Ark Developer Seeking Lost Kentucky Tax Incentive

Jul 1, 2015
AP

Lawyers for a Christian ministry that's building a Noah's ark theme park in Kentucky say state officials violated First Amendment religious protections when they denied the project a state tax incentive worth millions.

Attorney Seeks In-Court Demonstration Of Instant Racing

Jul 1, 2015
AP

A Franklin Circuit judge has heard arguments over whether a slot-machine type of horse racing game can be demonstrated in court.

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds when she arrived at work Tuesday, blocking the view of several dozen rainbow-clad protesters outside her office who chanted "do your job" and carried signs that read "You Don't Own Marriage."

lexingtonhealthdepartment.org

Work continues on Lexington’s Community Health Improvement Plan. The initiative launched in 2012 to identify and help remedy residents’ top health concerns narrowed its focus to three priorities, two of which may not sound like the typical issues tackled by a health agency.

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