Local/Regional News

Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky Head Basketball Coach Tubby Smith surprised fans Thursday by announcing his resignation. As Josh James reports, Smith intends to leave for a head coaching job at the University of Minnesota.

Lexington, KY – A US ambassador spoke to students at the University of Kentucky Thursday about the challenges facing the United States in Latin America. Josh James has more.

Lexington, KY – A task force studying the decline of math, science, and technology courses in Kentucky schools unveiled its first report Tuesday. Josh James has details.

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky has obtained a new IBM supercomputer ten times more powerful than the one used in past years. Josh James has details.

Lexington, KY – A national organization dedicated to nonsmokers' rights has named Kentucky as one of four winners in the annual clean indoor air challenge. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – Peace activists in central Kentucky marked the fourth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war with a walk from downtown Lexington to the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond. Kathleen Adams caught up with the walkers before they began their trek.

Lexington, KY – Many low income Kentuckians could boost their incomes by applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit. As Kathleen Adams reports, low-wage earners often don't apply for the credit because they don't know about it.

Lexington, KY – Women's safety on campus is the subject of a major study being conducted by University of Kentucky researchers. As Josh James reports, the survey promises more detailed results than previous efforts.

Lexington – Former President Bill Clinton will be in Lexington next week raising money for his wife's presidential campaign. As Josh James reports, the fundraiser will take place at the home of state Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan.

Lexington, KY – Starting tomorrow, wine collectors as well as those who just enjoy a good glass of vino can purchase a locally produced bottle of wine and raise funds for a central Kentucky equine group at the same time. Kathleen Adams has details.