Local/Regional News

Blue Grass Community Foundation

More than 11,000 people around Lexington are signed up to participate Wednesday in a community-wide conversation.  On The Table Lexington, sponsored by the Blue Grass Community Foundation encourages people to meet and talk about the future of our town. 

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley/Susan Walsh

With Republicans working to sort through their differences over post-Obama health reforms, Kentuckians heard two starkly different assessments of the new GOP plan over the weekend.

The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure you become the victim of a scam if you’re trying to nab tickets to the Big Dance.

Coming Downtown This Weekend? City Says Plan Ahead, Pack Some Patience

Mar 10, 2017
LFUCG

There is so much happening in downtown Lexington this weekend that residents and visitors are advised not to count on “the luck of the Irish” to find parking, but should plan to arrive early and carpool if possible. Especially on Saturday, March 11th, as thousands of people are expected to come downtown to attend multiple events taking place at the Lexington Convention Center, Rupp Arena, the Lexington Opera House and throughout downtown Lexington.

Karyn Czar

Bowling alleys used to be common in Lexington, but the number of lanes will continue to diminish for the once popular sport.

Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover says a bill that would ban all tobacco products at public school campuses likely will not pass this year.

House Republican Speaker Jeff Hoover has set a March 15 deadline for a bill that would allow charter schools in Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

Attorney General Andy Beshear would see his powers scaled back under a bill substitute filed by Senate President Robert Stivers. The late-breaking change adds more fuel to an ongoing political clash between the top law enforcement official and leading Republicans.

Healthcare.gov

More than 81,000 Kentuckians have purchased health insurance through HealthCare.gov, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced Tuesday.

House OK's Bill Targeting Planned Parenthood

Mar 8, 2017
planned parenthood

Kentucky lawmakers have voted to send a message to Planned Parenthood.

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