Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky Public Retirees raised their voices in the Capitol Rotunda the day after Gov. Matt Bevin unveiled his strategy for keeping the state's pension systems solvent.

Blue Grass Airport

The Breeders' Cup at Keeneland and an unprecedented amount of flight options are being credited for a record number of passengers using Blue Grass Airport in 2015.  Spokesperson Amy Caudill says more than 1.2 million travelers factored the hub into their travel plans.

UK Commemorates 50 Years Of Kentucky's Civil Rights Law

Jan 27, 2016
Chase Cavanaugh

The University of Kentucky observed the 50th anniversary of the state's civil rights law with a day-long symposium in the College of Law.  Dean David Brennen told WUKY it was an opportunity to simultaneously look back and ahead.

Wednesday afternoon Dr. Eli Capilouto, President of the University of Kentucky sent out the following letter to students, faculty, staff and parents in response to Governor Matt Bevin's Budget Address.

It's The Horse Of Course!

Jan 27, 2016
AP/Julio Cortez

Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup Classic champion American Pharoah is Kentucky Sportsman of the Year, the first horse to win in the award's 35-year history.

Josh James / WUKY

There's a new fiscal sheriff in town. Gov. Matt Bevin made that much clear in  his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly Tuesday night.

Answers In Genesis

Kentucky officials say they won't fight a federal court ruling that supports a tax incentive for a religious theme park featuring a 510-foot long Noah's Ark.

State Rep. Leslie Combs Decides Not To Seek Re-Election (Updated W/Reaction)

Jan 26, 2016
Legislative Research Commission

Another veteran Kentucky House Democrat has decided not to seek re-election this year.  Rep. Leslie Combs of Pikeville announced on her Facebook page Tuesday that she will not be on the ballot when Democrats try to maintain their historic control of the House.


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's name will be on the ballot in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate race.  Today was the deadline to file and Gray was  in Frankfort turning in the paperwork this morning.

Answers In Genesis

A religious group building a massive Noah's Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state's withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions.