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The Kentucky Public Service Commission is holding a public meeting on a request to increase water utility bills for more than 100,000 customers in and around Lexington.  Kentucky-American Water Co. is asking for a rate increase that would add about $6 to the average customer's monthly water bill.

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has abolished the Kentucky Horse Park Commission and replaced it with a new one.  The move comes after Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear issued an opinion saying Bevin cannot remove members from the commission that oversees the equestrian facility until their terms have expired. Bevin has ignored Beshear's opinions.

UK At Odds With Attorney General Over Open Records Request

May 24, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky attorney general's office has ruled that the University of Kentucky violated state law when it denied a request for details of a committee's meetings.

Sanders Campaign Requests Kentucky Vote Recanvass

May 24, 2016
Associated Press

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is requesting a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.

Kentucky Starts Campaign To Ensure Seatbelt Usage

May 24, 2016
Chase Cavanaugh / WUKY

Kentucky is participating in this year's national Click It or Ticket campaign aimed at ensuring motorists are using seatbelts.


30 staffer positions at the University of Kentucky’s largest college will be eliminated in the coming weeks.

69 Countries Represented At Alltelch Conference

May 23, 2016

More than 3,000 leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world are in Lexington this week for the 34th annual Alltech Ideas Conference. 

Case Against Serial Arsonist Goes Before A Grand Jury

May 23, 2016

A grand jury will hear the case against the man accused of burglarizing half a dozen homes before his accomplice set them on fire.

65 Cadets Report For Kentucky State Police Training

May 22, 2016
Kentucky State Police

Sixty-five cadets have reported for Kentucky State Police training.  The recruits are mostly from Kentucky. Two are from Ohio and there are one each from Alabama, Illinois and Michigan. Six cadets are females.

Associated Press

Testing of Kentucky’s more than 3,000 shelved rape kits is one step closer now that two contracts with outside labs have been finalized.