Local/Regional News

Ex-University Of Kentucky Professor Sentenced To 1 Year

Jun 11, 2015
UK Public relations

A former University of Kentucky mining engineering professor who prosecutors say defrauded the university out of tens of thousands of dollars in items and services has been sentenced to a year in prison.

Lisa Aug / Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs

A mobile replica of the Vietnam Wall memorial in Washington D.C. is coming to the Kentucky Horse Park in July.

AP

While gubernatorial debate season might not have officially begun in Kentucky, the Republican and Democratic nominees have already made a joint appearance.

Damaged Prized Corvette Being Restored

Jun 11, 2015
National Corvette Museum

Work is underway to restore one of the prized Corvettes damaged nearly 16 months ago when a sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Woman Who Took Out Protective Order Shot To Death

Jun 11, 2015

Police say a Bowling Green woman who took out a protective order against a man was later killed by the man, who then shot himself in the jaw.

Bird Sales Restricted Amid Flu Outbreak

Jun 11, 2015
Associated Press, Bethany Hahn

The state veterinarian has banned the sale of birds at flea markets and swap meets to protect Kentucky's poultry industry amid an avian flu outbreak.

Lexington Physician Sworn In As President Of AMA

Jun 11, 2015
Kentucky One Health

Lexington physician Steven J. Stack has been sworn in as president of the American Medical Association.  Stack is the second Lexington doctor to become president of the group in three years. Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist at the University of Kentucky, was president from June 2013 to June 2014.

Kentucky Environmental Education Council

Kentucky has unveiled a new specialty license plate that promotes the health and environmental benefits of outdoor recreation.

Ky. Tax Collections Fall But Not Enough To Threaten Budget

Jun 10, 2015
Wikipedia Commons

Kentucky collected less tax money in May, but the decrease was likely not enough to endanger the state's budget projections.

lexingtonky.gov

Mayor Jim Gray’s $22 million dollar budgeting recommendation for repairs to Lexington’s increasingly fragile former Fayette County Courthouse survived an Urban County Council vote Tuesday.

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