Local/Regional News


Time may be running out for the future of an architecturally distinct building in Lexington.  The owner of the former Peoples Bank Building on South Broadway received a new demolition permit on Wednesday.

Josh James / WUKY

Pellom McDaniels, author of The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy, says it’s time for Lexington to rescue the famed African-American jockey from the footnotes of history.

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Headed To Mediation

Apr 30, 2015

A sexual harassment lawsuit involving a former lawmaker is headed to mediation.  The Courier-Journal reports attorneys for all sides have agreed to mediation in an effort to resolve the case.

The judge whose ruling striking down Kentucky's ban on gay marriage led to an appeal heard this week in the U.S. Supreme Court has died.

Josh James / WUKY

Jump-starting the economic development potential of Kentucky counties – that’s the endgame for a voluntary government program called Work Ready Communities.

UK Center For Excellence In Rural Health

What to do about healthcare disparities in Appalachia is the focus of the first-ever Appalachian Research Day Wednesday in Hazard.  The conference takes place from 10 to 4 at the UK Center for Excellence in Rural Health. 


Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters says Kentucky can’t afford to take a hands-off approach to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed carbon emissions standards.

Associated Press

While the Supreme Court’s final decision on same-sex marriage will affect all fifty states, Tuesday’s oral arguments put advocates and opponents in Kentucky in the spotlight.

Lexmark Releases First Quarter Numbers

Apr 28, 2015

Lexmark’s 2015 first quarter earnings are down slightly from the same time period last year, but the numbers are better than financial analysts had predicted. 

As Kentucky’s same sex marriage ban goes before the Supreme Court, the majority of the state’s voters remain opposed to the idea of allowing gays and lesbians to marry but the number is dropping.