Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

More than 3.3 million Kentuckians are registered to vote in the May 22 primary elections, a net increase of about 62,000 voters since the 2016 general election.

AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group.

Sit-In Leads To Changes At Centre College

May 7, 2018

Students at Centre College ended a three-day sit-in protest after an agreement was reached with administrators.

Josh James / WUKY

Sen. Rand Paul signaled Friday he’s not budging in his opposition to President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the CIA, Gina Haspel.

Universities Announce Spring Commencement Ceremonies

May 4, 2018
uky.edu

The University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville have announced their spring commencement ceremonies.

LRC Public Information

An eight-year veteran of the Kentucky House is withdrawing her re-election bid, citing a “vicious” turn in Kentucky politics.

How African-Americans Disappeared From The Kentucky Derby

May 3, 2018
AP Photo/Garry Jones

When the horses enter the gate for the 144th Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Puerto Rico and France. None will be African-American.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's auditor says a review of the state's fire commission has turned up questionable expenditures from a fund meant to support fire departments.

Miniature Horse Dies After Career As Museum 'Ambassador'

May 3, 2018
derbymuseum.org

Winston, a miniature horse that was a mainstay at the Kentucky Derby Museum, has died at the age of 24.

Josh James / WUKY

Student activists in Lexington want to keep the community conversation about gun violence moving. Tonight they’re holding a town hall meeting on the topic.

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