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Kentucky’s highest court is preparing to weigh in on the governor’s power to abolish and replace boards of trustees at public universities.

Bevin Alters Executive Order As Lawsuit Threat Looms

Jun 16, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor has made a slight change to an executive order, but it is unclear if it will be enough to avert a lawsuit from the state's Democratic attorney general.

With Fewer Refugees, Agencies' Futures Are Uncertain

Jun 16, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

The future of Kentucky refugee agencies is unclear as fewer-than-normal refugees arrive in the state.

Board OKs Tuition Increases At Most Kentucky Universities

Jun 16, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

The average cost of a four-year degree in Kentucky will be more than $39,000 this fall after state regulators approved tuition increases at all but two of the state's public universities.

Unique Art Helps Ring In Kentucky's Birthday

Jun 15, 2017
Karyn Czar / WUKY

The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea is celebrating the state’s 225th birthday with a unique piece of art, a massive sand sculpture featuring things that are synonymous with the bluegrass like music, horses, Abe Lincoln, Daniel Boone and Natural Bridge.

AP Photo/Adam Beam

Attorney General Andy Beshear is extending his deadline before taking another round of legal action against Gov. Matt Bevin.

NCAA Suspends Rick Pitino After Escort Investigation

Jun 15, 2017
AP Photo/Bob Leverone

The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation.

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

Three Kentuckians have filed suit to overturn the state’s ban on medical marijuana.

Josh James / WUKY

The University of Kentucky has unveiled its new Sports Medicine Research Institute, which came about – in part – through a major grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Kentucky Senator Praises Capitol Police

Jun 14, 2017

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was at the scene of the mass shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball field during a congressional baseball practice. The shooting injured five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Sources say one Capitol Police Officer was also shot.

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