Local/Regional News

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.

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.