Local/Regional News

UK Employee Terminated For Alleged Theft

May 3, 2016

A University of Kentucky employee has been fired after an audit uncovered hundreds of thousands of dollars had been spent on “inappropriate purchases.” 

Sanders Plans Second Stop To Kentucky Visit

May 3, 2016
Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has added a second stop during his visit to Kentucky in advance of the state's May 17 primary election, with a rally now planned for Lexington on Wednesday.

Ethics Investigation Of Former Governor Can Continue

May 3, 2016
Associated Press

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says it cannot stop Republican Governor Matt Bevin from investigating whether his Democratic predecessor violated state ethics laws.

Democratic Senate Candidates Defend Obama During Forum

May 3, 2016
Associated Press

After years of being a political punching bag in Kentucky, President Barack Obama has gotten favorable reviews from several Democrats running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Rand Paul.

Josh James / WUKY

Homelessness is down more than 26 percent in Lexington over the last two years – that’s the assessment of the city's Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention.

Dems Set To Stump In Kentucky

May 2, 2016

A former President and a Presidential hopeful will be in the Bluegrass this week.

Governor's Derby Celebration Is Mix Of Old And New

May 2, 2016
state journal

Governor Matt Bevin has extended an invitation to all Kentuckians to attend the annual Governor's Derby Celebration.

Sadye Mascia

One of Lexington’s most historically significant public parks is getting a makeover thanks to several community and business groups. 

Josh James / WUKY

The daughter of Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton is hitting the stump ahead of state primary contests.

NKU, WKU Plan Tuition Hikes After State Funding Cuts

Apr 28, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky universities already have begun to raise tuition in the wake of decreased state funding.

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