Local/Regional News

Bevin Says Funding Issue Resolved For Broadband Network

Sep 16, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says the state has resolved a funding issue for a project to build a statewide broadband network.

UK Now

Fifteen journalism and media faculty members from the University of Kentucky are asking university President Eli Capilouto to apologize and drop the university's open records lawsuit against the student paper.  Al Cross, who signed the letter, said it was delivered to Capilouto on Thursday afternoon.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington Mayor and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray is looking to the business community for support in his bid to unseat freshmen Republican Sen. Rand Paul in the fall.

Beshear Warns Bevin's UofL Order Could Harm Other Schools

Sep 15, 2016
Associated Press

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to abolish and replace the University of Louisville board of trustees could affect the accreditation of all the state's public universities.

UK Now

The long time Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at UK Healthcare is retiring.  Dr. Michael Karpf announced Wednesday he’ll be stepping down in 2017. Karpf will stay on following the hiring and appropriate transition period for his replacement.

1,800 IRS Jobs On The Chopping Block In Northern Kentucky

Sep 14, 2016

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is consolidating processing facilities and closing a sprawling facility in northern Kentucky, meaning a loss of 1,800 jobs.

Rate Of Uninsured In Ky. Down To 6%

Sep 14, 2016
Greg Stotelmyer

The percentage of Americans without insurance is at an all-time low. A new census survey finds that more than 9 percent are uninsured nationwide, and it's even lower in Kentucky, at 6 percent.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Remarks made by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. over the weekend are drawing heavy fire from Democratic quarters.

Gymnasts Allege Sexual Abuse By USA Team Doctor

Sep 13, 2016
Indianapolis Star

Two gymnasts, including a member of the 2000 U.S. women's Olympic team, say they were sexually abused by a former longtime doctor for USA Gymnastics.

State Will Hold Info Sessions For Former ITT Students

Sep 13, 2016

State officials will hold information sessions for Kentucky students impacted by the closure of ITT Technical Institute.