Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

A federal appeals court says two Kentucky counties can pass a law prohibiting companies from requiring its workers to join a labor union.

Bevin Reorganizes Arts Council, Executive Director Resigns

Nov 18, 2016

Kentucky Arts Council Executive Director Lori Meadows has resigned the post, and Gov. Matt Bevin has reorganized the board.

LRC Public Information

A Democratic lawmaker who says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin threatened him to switch parties has called for an investigation about why a road project was delayed in his district.

Josh James / WUKY

A diverse array of University of Kentucky student groups are aligning as a show of solidarity after the election of President-elect Donald Trump. Thursday night, the organizations joined forces for a forum dubbed “We Are Not Alone.”

AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Kentucky’s congressional delegation is reacting to President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial staff picks.

Hoover Names Team To Help Transition To Republican Rule

Nov 17, 2016
LRC Public Information

Incoming House Speaker Jeff Hoover has tapped a former Democratic speaker and the state's longest serving GOP legislator to lead the transition to Republican rule for the first time in nearly a century.

Matt Goins @ kentucky.com

The investigation is ongoing. That’s the word from the city’s mayor about allegations of a racially motivated assault in downtown Lexington earlier this month.


School officials address safety concerns and changes that will be made at Fayette County’s public high schools after weapons were found on students at Tates Creek High School.

Confederate Monument In Louisville Will Be Moved

Nov 16, 2016
Associated Press

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's office says a controversial Confederate monument near the University of Louisville is being relocated to Brandenburg.

Josh James / WUKY

A panel of journalists and media experts performed a post-mortem on 2016 election coverage at the University of Kentucky Tuesday and the results weren't pretty.