Local/Regional News

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Kentucky’s top election official is cheering a bipartisan resolution passed by the National Association of Secretaries of State, in what's widely viewed as a rebuke to the Trump White House.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has canceled the first two weeks of the usually sacrosanct August recess to give lawmakers time to catch up on a roster of unfinished legislation and a backlog of Trump administration nominees.

Karyn Czar

Standing outside the Lexington Opera House, Mayor Jim Gray, handed an over-sized silver key to the city to Laura Bell Bundy who like a true Kentuckian asked if it unlocked Rupp Arena for UK basketball games.

Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails, Annotated

Jul 11, 2017
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Donald Trump Jr. tweeted images of emails regarding his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer on Tuesday. An intermediary said he could connect Trump Jr. with people who had information "that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton]... and would be very useful to your father." Trump Jr. agreed to the meeting, which former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner also attended in June 2016.

Mike Pence Traveling To Kentucky To Talk Health Care

Jul 11, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Kentucky to talk with small business owners about health care.

Kentucky's General Fund Receipts Fall Short Of Estimates

Jul 10, 2017
Kentucky Forward

Budget officials say Kentucky's General Fund revenues rose for the seventh straight year but fell short of revenue estimates. 


Another new art mural is brightening an area of downtown Lexington. The vibrant pops of color honor 19th century political giant, Henry Clay.

Rand Paul: GOP Healthcare Bill Still At Impasse

Jul 10, 2017
Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says Senate Republicans remain at an impasse over a bill that would replace President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. 

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky’s controversial Ark Encounter park celebrated its inaugural year Friday, but the following day visitors were greeted by its most vocal opponents.

Associated Press

The federal government has given Kentucky more time to overhaul its driver's license program.  The Department of Homeland Security has given Kentucky until Oct. 10 to comply with the federal Real ID act. State officials say they will ask for another extension in October that will give the state until January 2019.