Local/Regional News

Net Farm Income In Ky. Could Drop To Lowest Level Since 2010

Dec 1, 2016
UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

University of Kentucky agricultural economists say the state's net farm income could drop to its lowest level since 2010. They're pointing to sharply lower cattle prices along with large grain stockpiles and the lowest tobacco receipts of the post-tobacco buyout era as factors behind the decline in farm income. On the positive side, they say poultry receipts are back on track.

Crew Cleaning, Restoring Kentucky Capitol

Dec 1, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

A major restoration project is underway at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky House Republicans have chosen their leaders for the upcoming legislative session, but incoming Speaker Jeff Hoover says the team's priorities are still taking shape.

Former Attorney In AG Office Files Discrimination Lawsuit

Nov 29, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

A former lawyer in state Attorney General Andy Beshear's office has filed a lawsuit contending she was subjected to sex discrimination and recrimination under the state whistleblower law.

The 2016 GoodGiving Challenge Is Underway

Nov 29, 2016
Karyn Czar

Tis the season for giving and that message rang out loud and clear in downtown Lexington as the Bluegrass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing kicked off the 2016 GoodGiving Challenge.

Josh James / WUKY

Many communities in the commonwealth have moved to protect LGBT residents by enacting fairness ordinances, but one well-known Kentucky gay rights advocate says the November elections have put those gains in jeopardy.

Judge Clears Way For Bevin To Appoint Workers' Comp Judges

Nov 23, 2016
Associated Press

A Kentucky judge has cleared the way for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to appoint six administrative law judges to help ease a backlog of workers' compensation cases.

Kentucky State Police Will Be Out In Full Force This Holiday

Nov 23, 2016

If you’re traveling to a destination for your Thanksgiving feast, make sure to follow the rules of the road or it could cost you much more than the price of a turkey dinner.

Confederate Time Capsule Found In Kentucky

Nov 23, 2016
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer

Construction crews have unearthed Confederate relics that had been buried in a time capsule under a Confederate monument near the University of Louisville.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

The State Board of Elections has certified vote totals from the November 8 th general election.

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