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What makes Kentucky, Kentucky?  The Kentucky Historical Society is posing that essential question to people who attend one of their Kentucky@225 listening tour sessions.  The next one takes place this weekend at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park.

Play-Scape Project Wins Knight Cities Challenge Grant

Jun 12, 2017
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A community development group hopes to use a $125,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to build a play-scape and community garden in Lexington’s Castlewood Park.  The project from the North Limestone Community Development Corporation, aka NoLi, is one of 33 across the U.S. to share some 5 million dollars as part of the Knight Cities Challenge.

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A Lexington LGBT rights group says state bills affecting their community largely wound up on the back-burner this year, but they fear 2018 could be a different story.

Grand Night Hits Grand Milestone

Jun 9, 2017
Karyn Czar

UK Opera Theatre brings the 25th Grand Night for Singing to the stage. 80 performers will participate this year and Choreographer Lyndy Franklin says there will be something for everyone.


The University of Louisville's board of trustees chairman says a new audit of the school's investment arm "paints a disturbing picture."

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This week’s decision by a federal judge striking down some provisions in Kentucky’s legislative ethics code is drawing fire from the state’s chief law enforcement official.

Josh James / WUKY

If you’re walking anywhere downtown in the coming days, you’ll probably notice the campaign’s handiwork.

Teens Caught Breaking Into Lexington High School

Jun 8, 2017
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Two teenagers got caught breaking into Lafayette High School. Police say the pair was spotted on the school security footage walking through the halls around 2:00 this morning.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Don't listen for any whinnying horses, spinning lassos, or snorting bulls; instead it's horns and the hum of hulking road equipment at this rodeo.

Kentucky Attorney General Threatens To Sue Governor Again

Jun 7, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has threatened to sue the state's Republican governor for a fourth time.