Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
1:53 am
Tue March 17, 2009

"Horse Capitol Of The World" Honors One Of Its Legends

Lexington, KY – March 17th is not only St. Patrick's Day, but it's also the birthday of a racing and breeding legend. A tribute to the great Thoroughbred stallion, named in honor of the city of his birth, was unveiled during a ceremony in downtown Lexington. Bryan Bartlett has the story.

Read more
Local/Regional News
10:50 am
Mon March 16, 2009

UK Draws UNLV in Opening Round Game of N,I.T.

Lexington, KY – The Wildcats will play Nevada Las Vegas in the opening round of the N.I.T. The game will be played at Memorial Coliseum instead of Rupp Arena which is unavaiable. Tipoff is at 9:30 on Tuesday night.

Read more
Local/Regional News
10:46 am
Mon March 16, 2009

Lawmakers Off This Week

Read more
Local/Regional News
2:01 am
Mon March 16, 2009

KY Attorney General's Office Releases Opinion On Private Corporations And Open Records Requests

Frankfort, KY – James Adkins wanted copies of his cell phone records for January 2006. So, he made an Open Records Act request to AT&T Mobility, which responded, but to the wrong address.

Not hearing from the company, Adkins appealed to the attorney general's office. But the attorney general's office says AT&T was not even legally bound to respond to Adkins under the Open Records Act because the company is not a public agency.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:16 am
Fri March 13, 2009

Loss To LSU Likely Sends Cats To N.I.T.

Lexington, KY – Kentucky Loses To The Tigers 67 to 58 today in Tampa.

Local/Regional News
10:09 am
Thu March 12, 2009

House Speaker Taking Heat From His Own Party

Frankfort, KY – In January, former Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo was elected Speaker of the House, heralding a new era in state politics. Two months later, it looks like the honeymoon for Speaker Stumbo's leadership skills is over. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

Read more
Local/Regional News
9:20 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Student Reporter Provides Behind The Scenes View Of Dance Blue

Lexington, KY – Each year UK students, faculty, and staff lace up the shoes, ingest as much caffeine as possible, and hit the dance floor for a charitable cause. WUKY Student Reporter Ashley Westerman was at this year's Dance Blue Marathon, and files this report.

Read more
Local/Regional News
6:09 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Disaster Days Legislation Passes

Frankfort, KY – A bill granting disaster days to school districts that lost instructional time to this winter's destructive ice storm has won final Kentucky General Assembly approval. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:12 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Newberry Confirms He Wants Second Term

Lexington, KY – The announcement sets up a re-match between Newberry and former Mayor Theresa Isaac, the woman he unseated in 2006. She announced her intention to get her old job back last month. Vice Mayor Jim Gray is also said to be considering a mayoral run.

Read more
Local/Regional News
3:14 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Cats Win-Advance To Play LSU Friday

Tampa, FL – The Kentucky Wildcats turned up the defensive pressure to erase a 2 point halftime deficit en route to a 71 - 58 over the Ole Miss Rebels. Kentucky advances to play Louisiana State tomorrow in round two of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Tipoff is at 1 pm in Tampa, Florida.

Read more

Pages