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Kentuckians are traveling to the nation’s capital Friday, both to observe the inauguration of Donald Trump and to demonstrate against the incoming Republican commander-in-chief.

Thousand Of Kentuckians Sign Up For Health Care

Jan 19, 2017

More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of January 14.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she met with Chinese Embassy officials this week in hopes of helping cultivate a stronger economic and cultural relationship between the state and the world's most populous country.

Beshear To Announce Research Project For Rape Kit Backlog

Jan 19, 2017
AP Pat Sullivan

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear is teaming up with the University of Louisville for a research project involving the state's rape kit backlog.

Josh James / WUKY

Environmental activists at the University of Kentucky are applauding a new administration commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus by 25 percent by 2025, but the students have no plans to rest on their laurels.

The Fayette County School Board met last night to go over priorities for this year’s legislative session.


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

Jan 17, 2017

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

Jan 17, 2017

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

Kentucky Democrat Boycotting Inauguration

Jan 17, 2017

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.