Local/Regional News

knightfoundation.org

Six Lexington projects have cleared the first hurdle in the annual Knight Cities Challenge, a nonprofit initiative that asks, “What’s your best idea to make cities more successful?”

New UofL Board Similar To Board Bevin Appointed Last Year

10 hours ago
louisville.edu

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new board of trustees for the University of Louisville that is nearly identical to the one he created last year that led to the school being placed on probation.

Lexington Abortion Clinic Will Close

16 hours ago

A Lexington clinic that was among two facilities that performed abortions in Kentucky has announced it will close.

Kentucky Democrat Boycotting Inauguration

16 hours ago

A Kentucky congressman says he won't attend President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration because he objects to Trump's recent behavior, including comments disparaging Rep. John Lewis.

Kentucky Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Man

16 hours ago

Police in western Kentucky have shot and killed a man who investigators say was armed with a knife and a long pole that he had been using to smash car windows.

Lane Report

Kentucky is pulling out of the competition to host the 2022 World Equestrian Games.  Gov. Matt Bevin's administration said Friday that the Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted to withdraw from consideration.  The Horse Park, a popular attraction in Lexington, hosted the games in 2010.

Fort Knox To Stop Accepting Kentucky Licenses For Entry

Jan 13, 2017
AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

Kentucky residents soon may need a passport to enter Fort Knox.

6 State Lawmakers Owed More Than $100k In Pension Benefits

Jan 13, 2017
LRC Public Information

Kentucky taxpayers owe six state lawmakers well over $100,000 year in retirement benefits.

Accrediting Agency: UofL Bill Step In Right Direction

Jan 13, 2017
louisville.edu

An official at the accrediting agency that placed the University of Louisville on probation says it appears Kentucky lawmakers are "working to address the concerns" that resulted in the sanction.

AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File

Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has downgraded its outlook for Kentucky, signaling another possible drop in the state’s credit rating.

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