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Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has downgraded its outlook for Kentucky, signaling another possible drop in the state’s credit rating.

Lexington Leaders Honor Harry Sykes

Jan 13, 2017

A Lexington road has been named in honor of an African American city leader.

Nicholasville Police have arrested and charged a teenager and his grandfather for the murder of a teenager.

Feds Find Meth In Snail Statue

Jan 12, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say officers in Cincinnati intercepted more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine that was concealed inside a statue of a snail.

Fort Campbell Soldiers Returning Home

Jan 12, 2017

Another group of Fort Campbell soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division is expected to return to the post.

Agency Says U of L Probation Due To Governor's Actions

Jan 11, 2017

The accrediting body for the University of Louisville says it has placed the school on probation because Republican Gov. Matt Bevin interfered with the board of trustees' decisions and did not use a "fair process for the dismissal of board members."

Bevin Inquiry Alleges Democrats Coerced Worker Contributions

Jan 11, 2017
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An investigation by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is relying on interviews with 16 anonymous state workers to conclude officials in the previous Democratic administration committed "wholesale violations of state law."

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The Kentucky Department of Revenue and the Fayette County Property Valuation Administrator has announced changes aimed at preventing abuse of tax breaks, but officials say legislative action is needed to clean up “inadequate” rules.

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Both of Kentucky’s senators agree that the Affordable Care Act should be scrapped, but a rift is developing between the two over just how Congress should wind down the 2010 health reform law.

Local Civil Rights Icon Audrey Grevious Dies

Jan 10, 2017
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A long-time educator who was credited with helping integrate downtown Lexington businesses in the early 1960’s has died.  Former local NAACP president Audrey Grevious passed away Friday at the age of 86.  Grevious, who along with Julia Lewis of the Congress of Racial Equality or CORE, led numerous sit-ins and protests at segregated stores, theaters and lunch counters. 

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