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AP

A religious freedom provision similar to the language that sparked a nationwide backlash against a controversial Indiana bill was removed from a proposed Fairness Ordinance working its way through the Midway city council this week.

The photo editor of the student run newspaper at the University of Kentucky was shot and killed early this morning.

Kentucky Jobless Rate Drops To 5.1 Percent In March

Apr 16, 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March, the lowest rate since June 2001.

Josh James / WUKY

GOP gubernatorial hopeful James Comer unveiled a higher education plan Thursday he says would slash tuition costs by 50 percent for many students at the state’s flagship universities.

Board Games Galore This Weekend At LexiCon 2015

Apr 16, 2015
Lexicon Gaming

Hundreds of board game enthusiasts will gather in Lexington this weekend for the second annual LexiCon convention.  Event coordinator Greg Franseth says people can play some old familiar favorites and try their hand at some new offerings, too.

Legislative Research Commission

A Franklin County judge has changed his ruling regarding the request of lieutenant governor candidate Sannie Overly to seal her deposition in a legislative sexual harassment case.

Josh James / WUKY

With construction on a new Kentucky State Police trooper training facility nearing completion in Frankfort, KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer says officers are preparing to shift operations from their 30-plus year home inside headquarters to a larger, more secluded location.

Josh James / WUKY

State Auditor Adam Edelen’s office set about discovering the size and scope of the state’s backlog of untested rape kits this week. Preliminary estimates suggest the unexamined collections of biological evidence taken from sexual assault victims could number in the hundreds, if not thousands.

Legislative Research Commission

A Franklin County judge has denied the request of lieutenant governor candidate Sannie Overly to seal her deposition in a legislative sexual harassment case.

Walker, Affrilachian Poets To Debut New Works Tonight At UK

Apr 15, 2015
UK Student Activities Board

To celebrate National Poetry month outgoing Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker and his Affrilachian Poets will do readings of new material tonight in the WT Young Library.

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