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A Lexington-based tech company has added Rupp Arena to the growing list of apps available through its product.


Kentucky’s registered voter rolls are swelling, with state  setting a new record heading into the 2016 General Election.


With the number of distilleries tripling since 2007 and the bourbon industry still experiencing a boom, industry representatives plan to push for more regulatory changes in 2016 that they say could boost tourism and generate another $2 million dollars annually.


Federal auditors say Kentucky officials had trouble making sure everyone purchasing discounted health insurance plans on kynect met all of the federal requirements.

SOAR Lands Multi-Million Dollar Grant

Oct 16, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear, U.S. Representative Hal Rogers and the Appalachian Regional Commission have announced $6 million in federal grants to help the economically struggling eastern Kentucky region.

Kentucky Falls To Auburn

Oct 16, 2015

Peyton Barber rushed for two short touchdowns, including a 3-yarder with 7:56 remaining, helping Auburn outlast Kentucky 30-27 Thursday night and earn its first Southeastern Conference victory.

Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Falls To 5 Percent

Oct 15, 2015

Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in September for the first time in 14 years.  Nationally, the unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Kentucky's rate dropped from 5.2 percent in August.


Attorney General Jack Conway is warning Kentucky consumers to keep a close eye on their personal information following a data breach affecting T-Mobile customers.

Josh James / WUKY

The announcement that the Kentucky Health Cooperative will fold this month has thrust the Affordable Care Act, and Kentucky’s health insurance exchange known as kynect, back into the limelight just as the governor’s race kicks into high gear.

Office of Kentucky Governor

A federal judge has ordered Kentucky's Democratic governor to weigh in on whether altered marriage licenses issued by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' office are valid.