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Josh James / WUKY

The most junior member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, offered brief glimpses into his guiding judicial philosophy during a Q&A at the University of Kentucky Thursday.

Samantha Lederman

He may be known to many as the Great Compromiser but this weekend’s Living History Event at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate shines the spotlight on the famous Kentuckian’s contributions to agriculture.  WUKY’s Samantha Lederman has this preview.

Kentucky Historical Society

A panel of historic properties advisers in Kentucky has recommended removing a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis that identifies the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

AP Photo/Patrick Sison

A Kentucky county is joining a multi-county, multi-state effort to sue opioid distributors to recoup costs associated with the drug epidemic.

Ringleader In Bourbon Heist Pleads Guilty

Sep 20, 2017
Karyn Czar

A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars' worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has already secured a place in Kentucky lore.

Associated Press

A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes.  Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate recognized in a ruling Wednesday that marijuana has the potential for medicinal use. But he said the three people who filed the lawsuit do not have a constitutional right to violate a controlled-substance law.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Two Democratic state lawmakers are looking to casinos to help pay down Kentucky’s massive pension liabilities, but the plan is unlikely to gain a foothold in the General Assembly.

louisville.edu

The University of Louisville is planning to cease funding for the campus newspaper amid the school's $48 million budget shortfall.

Ethics Panel Says Ex-Personnel Official Violated Ethics Code

Sep 19, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File

A Kentucky ethics commission says a former Personnel Cabinet official used his position to solicit campaign contributions from co-workers to support then-Gov. Steve Beshear.

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul remains firmly in the “no” column on Senate Republicans’ latest attempt at a healthcare overhaul, but there are conflicting reports about the bill’s chances.

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