Local/Regional News

Louisville-Based Baptist Health Cutting 288 Jobs

Mar 16, 2017
baptisthealthplan.com

Louisville-based Baptist Health is getting rid of more than 280 positions across its system.

Josh James / WUKY

Sen. Rand Paul has called fellow Republican Sen. John McCain "a little bit unhinged" after McCain said "the senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin."

Josh James / WUKY

Lawmakers are working against the clock to find consensus on a number of bills from charter schools to Real ID Wednesday, their final chance to pass legislation before the governor weighs vetoes.

Post-ACA Predictions For Kentucky At Odds

Mar 14, 2017
Greg Stotelmyer

A spokesman for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says an Affordable Care Act replacement under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives would be felt in a big way in the commonwealth, but supporters see it as the first step toward state-driven reform.

Bevin Open To Lifting Nuclear Moratorium

Mar 14, 2017
CC0 Public Domain / pixabay

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.

Blue Grass Community Foundation

More than 11,000 people around Lexington are signed up to participate Wednesday in a community-wide conversation.  On The Table Lexington, sponsored by the Blue Grass Community Foundation encourages people to meet and talk about the future of our town. 

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley/Susan Walsh

With Republicans working to sort through their differences over post-Obama health reforms, Kentuckians heard two starkly different assessments of the new GOP plan over the weekend.

The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure you become the victim of a scam if you’re trying to nab tickets to the Big Dance.

Coming Downtown This Weekend? City Says Plan Ahead, Pack Some Patience

Mar 10, 2017
LFUCG

There is so much happening in downtown Lexington this weekend that residents and visitors are advised not to count on “the luck of the Irish” to find parking, but should plan to arrive early and carpool if possible. Especially on Saturday, March 11th, as thousands of people are expected to come downtown to attend multiple events taking place at the Lexington Convention Center, Rupp Arena, the Lexington Opera House and throughout downtown Lexington.

Karyn Czar

Bowling alleys used to be common in Lexington, but the number of lanes will continue to diminish for the once popular sport.

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