Local/Regional News

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky College of Engineering has received a one million dollar check from Toyota Manufacturing to establish a new institute for technology development. Josh James has details.

Lexington, KY – Senator Minority leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced the bipartisan America Competes Act Monday. Josh James has more on what the bill might mean for Kentucky.

Lexington, KY – The Central Kentucky Blood Center has a new home in Lexington. Josh James attended the opening and files this report.

Lexington, KY – Georgia Green Stamper tells a Valentine's Day story in this commentary.

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control reported a record year in 2006, regarding efforts to stop underage drinking. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – A top official at the Kentucky Horse Park is reacting to reports that a bill amending the state budget will strip all additional funds for an outdoor arena, which will be used during the 2010 World Equestrian Games. Josh James has more.

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Department of Parks has designed a series of backcountry adventures that offers participants an opportunity to explore remote regions of the state. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Fairness Alliance will receive assistance with electioneering and legal advice from a national political action committee. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – It will be a month before the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department receives the vaccine to prevent the human papilloma virus, but as Kathleen Adams reports, the department is already scheduling appointments for those seeking innoculation.

Lexington, KY – An exhibition honoring the contributions of black horsemen opened last weekend at the American Saddlebred Museum. Kathleen Adams recently toured the exhibits and filed this report.