Local/Regional News

Man Dies From Snake Bite At Church

Jul 28, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @kentucky.com

A Kentucky sheriff's office says a man has died from a snake bite suffered during a church service.

Office of Drug Control Policy

A new study says prescriptions for commonly abused medications and doctor-shopping by pill seekers have decreased since Kentucky passed legislation targeting prescription drug abuse.

Josh James / WUKY

Officials with Kentucky's two major pension systems are sounding the alarm on spiraling unfunded liabilities at an annual business summit in Louisville.

nsc.org

The City of Lexington is set to be accredited as a Safe Community by the National Safety Council. 

Karyn Czar/ WUKY

Principals across Fayette County became students themselves Monday.  They’re working on Standards Based Instructional Design at Garden Springs Elementary. 

New Buffalo Trace Warehouse Uses Robots To Sort Liquor

Jul 27, 2015
Buffalo Trace

The Buffalo Trace distillery has a new warehouse that uses robotics for an automated storage and retrieval system. It is thought to be the first distillery in the state to use the technology, which was part of a $20 million investment. 

Disability Hearings Create Demand For Attorneys

Jul 27, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @kentucky.com

A federal review of 1,500 Social Security benefit awards has created a crushing demand for attorneys in eastern Kentucky.

12 Injured In Amusement Park Accident

Jul 27, 2015
Madison James

Authorities say at least 12 people were injured when a swing ride at an amusement park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, tipped over.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

A rally was held today on the Capitol steps in Frankfort for those who want to keep the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the rotunda.

AP

Thursday’s Kentucky Farm Bureau forum with the Republican and Democratic nominees for governor saw some of the most heated exchanges between the two candidates yet, but it could be a mere preview of what’s to come when the pair appear at the Fancy Farm picnic next week.

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