Open Records Dispute UK Student Newspaper Winning More Support In Legal Fight By Josh James • Sep 7, 2016 Josh James / WUKY More backers are lining up behind the Kentucky Kernel in its legal dispute with the University of Kentucky. The student newspaper met its fundraising goal this week – just before the state’s attorney general announced he's intervening in the case. Ky. Appeals Order To Release Child Abuse Records By Associated Press • Apr 2, 2014 The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has filed an appeal in a long-running dispute with the state's two largest newspapers. Ky. Owes Newspapers' Lawyers $300 K In Records Fight By Associated Press • Mar 27, 2014 A judge has ordered the state to pay Ky's two largest newspapers more than $300 K in attorney fees in a dispute over access to child abuse records.