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Fresh off a meeting with President Donald Trump, Gov. Matt Bevin took aim at the Affordable Care Act and the man Democrats have selected to offer a rebuttal to Trump's first State of the Union Address.


A stand-off between Lexington Police and a man they believe was armed with a weapon ended with no injuries and the suspect behind bars.

Halftime Contest Winner Won't Get Prize

11 hours ago

A University of Louisville athletics spokesman says a student who made a half-court shot in a promotion at a women's basketball game can't collect a $38,000 prize because he violated a contest stipulation.

Lee Mengistu

The Lexington Art League debuts its latest exhibition Friday night at the Loudoun House.  Lee Mengistu has this preview.

House Votes To Permanently Increase Police Incentive Pay

Feb 24, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would permanently increase annual incentive pay for police officers.

Dems Tap Former Ky. Gov. Beshear To Counter Trump Speech

Feb 24, 2017

Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.

Associated Press

The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.  The bill would require the state Board of Education to establish policies for local school boards that choose to offer elective social studies courses on the Hebrew texts and New Testament.

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A Kentucky lawmaker wants the state to take what he calls a "proactive approach" should terrorists strike in the commonwealth.


Here’s something to think about the next time you roll over a pothole.  A new study suggests driving through the streets of Lexington may be costing you an extra $1,200 a year.

Josh James / WUKY

A bill delineating the process by which the governor may remove public education governing board members, or entire boards, advanced to the full Senate Wednesday.