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A Kentucky Democrat elected to the state House of Representatives by one vote says a Republican's challenge of the election results should be dismissed.

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Hemp's supporters are cheering a final agreement on the federal farm bill that would legalize the crop that's making a comeback in Kentucky.

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One of Kentucky's most prominent voices for criminal justice reform is applauding news that the GOP-controlled Senate will take up the issue. But concessions to reluctant conservatives will likely water down reforms championed by the Bowling Green lawmaker.

Kentucky's Economy Not As Rosy As Governor Suggests

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A new report challenges assertions from Kentucky policymakers that corporate investments are spurring an economic revival.

The WUKY News Department has brought you all sorts of radio experiences through our ongoing Kentucky Adventures Series.  Recently some University of Kentucky students and their professor took a little Kentucky Adventure of their own, from Lexington all the way to the Mississippi River and you can take the trip with them for the next six weeks by tuning in to KET.  Transformative Travels: Exploring Kentucky airs in December and January on the statewide network.  WUKY's Alan Lytle spoke with Jason Swanson, associate professor in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and UK student Kait Petter.

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A University of Kentucky bioethicist says claims that a Chinese scientist edited the genes of twin girls raise a host of scientific, ethical, and legal concerns – and that's before authorities have even determined their veracity.

Mary Todd Lincoln House

This Thursday marks the 200th birthday of former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and there’s a big party planned at the restored childhood home of the native Kentuckian. 

Business Lexington

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes is back to discuss some recent business headlines with WUKY's Alan Lytle.  Among the topics discussed, the Army Corps of Engineers' upcoming environmental study for Town Branch Park, the ongoing City Center project in downtown Lexington, plus a preview of Business Lexington's end of the year issue.

Kentucky officials say a change is coming for people looking to renew personalized license plates. The Transportation Cabinet says personalized plates will transition to a birth month expiration next year to comply with action by state lawmakers. Officials say the change brings personalized plates in line with standard-issue plates.

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The Kentucky Board of Education has approved new minimum high school graduation requirements. The new standards will require students to show basic competency in reading and math and fulfill one of seven "qualifiers" designed to help prepare them for a career or to pursue a degree at a college or university.


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Neko Case Comes To Lexington

Production Simple is pleased to announce that Neko Case with Shannon and The Clams will appear at Manchester Music Hall on Thursday, April 25th at 8 PM.

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We're seeking applicants for both program and operations director assistant positions.

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Friday Rewind

WUKY delivers a roundup of the week's top headlines from our award-winning newsroom straight to your inbox.

Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine

Learn more about the voice behind WUKY's exclusive weekly feature covering "medical news you can use."

Not Real News

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Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.

A photo showing a crowd of nearly one million people engulfing major roadways was not taken during President Donald Trump's rally in Houston this week, as several people falsely claimed on social media.

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

Find out which false stories are trending in your newsfeed

Keeping Blues Music Alive In Kentucky

Check out the noncommMUSIC Alliance feature on WUKY's own Joe Conkwright.

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