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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.

Ethics Agency Fines Official $5,000 For Kickback Scheme

Nov 15, 2016

A former high-ranking Kentucky official who will soon begin serving prison time for bribery must also pay a $5,000 fine after settling 45 counts of ethics violations with the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Islamic Center Of Owensboro Vandalized With Paint

Nov 14, 2016
Islamic Center of Owensboro

The Islamic Center of Owensboro has been vandalized for the second time in less than a year.

Comer Being Sworn In As Kentucky's Newest Congressman

Nov 14, 2016
Timothy D. Easley AP Photo

Kentucky's newest congressman is being sworn into office in Washington, a year after losing a heartbreaking race for governor.

Hundreds Attend Trump Protest In Lexington

Nov 13, 2016
Penny Schmitz

Hundreds took to downtown Lexington Saturday evening to protest incoming POTUS Donald Trump. 

Josh James / WUKY

Around 50 students led by the University of Kentucky’s Feminist Alliance made their voices heard on the subject of sexual assault Friday – calling on the school to release records pertaining to a campus sexual assault case and publicly condemn Republican President-elect Donald Trump's attitudes toward women.

Josh James / WUKY

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky have argued in federal court that Indiana's latest abortion restriction puts an inappropriate burden on women and doesn't serve any purpose other than to block their right to an abortion.

Hoover Chosen By GOP Colleagues To Be Next House Speaker

Nov 10, 2016
LRC Public Information

Longtime state Rep. Jeff Hoover has been selected by his Republican colleagues to become Kentucky's first GOP House speaker in nearly a century when lawmakers convene in January.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no interest in at least one agenda item preferred by President-elect Donald Trump: term limits for members of Congress.

With New Majority, Bevin Vows Tax Reform In 2017

Nov 9, 2016
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said Kentucky's new Republican legislature would overhaul the state's tax code in 2017, but it would most likely have to happen in a special session.