Local/Regional News

Hundreds Rally For School Choice In Frankfort

Jan 27, 2017
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Several hundred people have braved snowy conditions to attend a rally outside the Kentucky Capitol advocating for school choice.

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Blink and you might miss the charging hub located along East High Street across from Calvary Baptist Church.

University of Kentucky

Cats fans, UK is calling on you to help them make the record books. On Saturday, a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records will be at the Kentucky-Kansas game in Rupp Arena to see if the crowd can set a record for the loudest indoor cheer. Fans of NBA’s Sacramento Kings have been the current title holder since November of 2013.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has accused Attorney General Andy Beshear of backpedaling on his promise to defend a new abortion law passed this month by the Republican-led General Assembly.

More Than A Road: Celebrating Man O'War's 100th Birthday

Jan 25, 2017
Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park is planning a year-long celebration to honor the great thoroughbred Man o' War.

The Lexington tourist attraction says its plans to open an exhibit featuring artifacts from Man o' War's illustrious career as a racehorse and sire. The exhibit will open on March 29. The celebration is part of observances planned for the horse's 100th birthday.

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The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a Twitter posting by a Louisville woman who suggested someone could assassinate President Donald Trump.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is enlisting citizens help in the effort to curb gun violence, which has taken the lives of two high school students in the last three months. The mayor made the comments during his annual State of the City address.

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A Fayette Circuit Court has handed a victory to the University of Kentucky in its bid to keep investigative documents in a sexual harassment case private, but an appeal is already in the works.

Josh James

A Fayette Circuit Court Judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in its legal dispute with the school’s student newspaper.  Judge Thomas Clark has determined that releasing investigative documents in a sexual harassment case involving a UK professor, even with the names redacted, would allow the victims to be identified.  Clark also agreed with the university’s claim that investigative documents are exempt from public disclosure under a federal student privacy law.

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Kentucky voices were part of the massive joint protests taking place at home and in Washington, D.C.

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