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Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno will take the stage in Richmond next April as part of a fundraiser honoring a slain police officer.

Kentucky Nets $2.65 Million In Medicaid Settlement

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Kentucky has recovered $2.65 million from a San Diego-based urine drug testing company for fraudulently billing the state's Medicaid program.

Governor's Travels: Beshear Took 33 Trips While In Office

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Outgoing Kentucky Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear took 33 out-of-state trips during his eight-year term for a total cost to taxpayers of nearly $500,000.

Josh James / WUKY

Outgoing Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a last minute win to voting rights advocates Tuesday by issuing an executive order paving the way for some former felons to cast ballots.


Berea College held a peaceful "Love Over Hate" demonstration in response to accusations of harassment and racial slurs directed toward some of its students.

Capitol Education Center To Be Named After First Lady

Nov 24, 2015
Office of the First Lady

A visitor center at the Kentucky Capitol has been renamed as the Jane K. Beshear Capitol Education Center.


Fayette County’s top health chief is hanging up his hat. Dr. Rice Leach recently announced he’s stepping down as soon as officials locate a replacement.

Josh James / WUKY

A Depression-era mural displayed in the atrium of the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall atrium will soon be covered up from public view.

ACLU To Kentucky Clerk: Reissue Licenses

Nov 20, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union says a Kentucky county clerk's office should reissue altered marriage licenses even though the governor has promised to recognize them as valid.


The building housing the Eagle Creek Branch of the Lexington Public Library has been auctioned off ahead of the branch’s move to a new location.