Local/Regional News

Frankfort – Let the assessments begin! The 2007 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh takes a look at some of the winners and losers among the almost 800 bills introduced during the session.

Lexington, KY – An energy efficiency task force organized by the Kentucky Department of Public Protection has completed its work and recently issued a report to Gov. Ernie Fletcher. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – A new outdoor stadium for the Kentucky Horse Park slated for completion by the 2010 World Equestrian Games may be in jeopardy after lawmakers in Frankfort failed to appropriate the 38-million dollars required for the project before wrapping up their session last night. Josh James explains.

Lexington, KY – Midway residents got one last chance Tuesday night to voice their opinions on a controversial effort to relocate Bluegrass Stockyards to their community. Josh James has more.

Lexington, KY – Many non-profit groups struggle to find innovative ways to increase their donor pools and keep the cash rolling in. But as Kathleen Adams reports, one Kentucky equine rescue group never asks for money.

Lexington – Central Kentucky Theatre fans saddened by the loss of the Lexington Shakespeare Festival at UK's Arboretum, will have something to look forward to later this summer.

Lexington, KY – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has initiated a smoke-free pledge campaign that as Kathleen Adams reports, asks parents and caregivers of children to volunteerily stop smoking in their homes and cars.

Lexington, KY – Former Kentucky Republican Party operative and White House aide Scott Jennings is among those who could be asked to testify before Congress about the controversial firings of eight federal prosecutors. Josh James explains.

Lexington, KY – Over 100 potential supporters of U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign attended a private fund-raiser Wednesday at the Lexington home of Jerry Lundergan, Chairman of the state Democratic party. Kathleen Adams has details.

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.