Local/Regional News

Report Shows KY Hospitals Losing Money Under ACA

May 11, 2015

Kentucky hospitals have cut their workforce by 10 percent since 2013 as they prepare for an estimated $7 billion in federal cuts by 2024 because of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Alumni Drive Construction Begins

May 11, 2015
Kentucky Forward

Major construction is now underway on the south side of the University of Kentucky to improve traffic flow.


Allegations of past abuse leveled at GOP gubernatorial contender James Comer and questions surrounding possible involvement by members of the Hal Heiner campaign have created an opening for Matt Bevin in the final two weeks of the primary.

Associated Press

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees is considering changes to the school's longstanding campus-wide ban on alcohol.

Teenager Ready For Medical School

May 8, 2015
University of Kentucky

One student who is graduating from the University of Kentucky this year has his sights set on Medical School, and he’s just 18.

Unnamed Developer May Join CentrePointe Project

May 8, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @ kentucky.com

A demand by the city of Lexington that the excavated hole for the CentrePointe parking garage be filled in because they say work has come to a halt at the site has itself been halted. 

Voter Info Now Available Online

May 8, 2015

Kentucky voters who plan to go to the polls for the May 19 primary election can find information at the secretary of state's website.


Lexington’s Urban County Council approved the creation of the Downtown Lexington Management District Thursday. 

Associated Press

While President Obama’s push to finalize the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement may be alienating many in his own party, he’s finding common ground with some Kentucky Republicans on the issue.

Josh James / WUKY

White House National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli is applauding the creation of a new task force devoted to studying the growing drug problem in Kentucky’s Sixth District. The drug czar attended a roundtable discussion with regional leaders Thursday in Lexington.