Local/Regional News

Governor Beshear Gives Final Interview

Nov 18, 2015

This week, with the First Lady at his side, Governor Steve Beshear sat down with reporters and gave his exit interview, sharing what he saw as the biggest challenges and accomplishments of his administration.


The Kentucky Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils will battle it out on the court tonight in the Champions Classic. 

Rowan County Marriage Licenses Are Valid

Nov 17, 2015

Kentucky's outgoing Democratic governor says the state will recognize the marriage licenses that county clerk Kim Davis altered because of her religious beliefs.

Governor And Governor-Elect Differ On Refugee Issue

Nov 17, 2015

Kentucky's incoming Republican governor has joined governors of several states in opposing the resettlement of Syrian refugees in light of the recent terror attacks in Paris.

Toyota Plant Using Landfill Methane For Electric Power

Nov 16, 2015
Toyota Motor Manufacturing

Toyota's Kentucky manufacturing plant will soon be turning trash into electricity by burning methane from a nearby dump.

Ashland Incorporated

When it's completed in February of 2017, the new Valvoline Global Headquarters will be more than 162,000 square feet and house roughly 600 employees.

Office of Kentucky Governor

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is warning his Republican successor against dismantling the state's health insurance exchange, which has added thousands to the insurance rolls in a state plagued by poor health.

Controversial Statues, Markers May Have To Stay

Nov 13, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @kentucky.com

A Fayette County arts review board has recommended that statues of Confederate figures John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge be moved from the courthouse square but federal and state tax credit restrictions are attached to some of the funds that will pay the $30 million reno cost of the square, so it may not be allowed. 

Josh James / WUKY

A group of Kentucky retailers are calling on the state’s federal delegation to close what they call a tax loophole that exempts out-of-state businesses from collecting sales tax. But the proposal is hardly a new one.

Hero Remembered Through Giving

Nov 12, 2015
Karyn Czar @ WUKY

Kindness was a word used more than any other to describe Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis yesterday at his funeral.  Kindness is what friends and strangers continue to show in memory of the fallen officer.