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It's Official: Breeders Cup Returning To Keeneland In 2020

The Breeders' Cup has chosen Santa Anita, Keeneland and Del Mar to host its World Championships from 2019-2021 respectively, continuing its recent venue rotation between California and Kentucky tracks.

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Attorney General: OK To Post List Of Write-In Candidates

Aug 16, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's attorney general says it is OK for election officials to post a list of certified write-in candidates at polling places.

Josh James / WUKY

Philadelphia-based artist Karyn Olivier is putting the finishing touches on new artwork aimed at re-framing the space surrounding a controversial mural in the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall.

It's Move In Day At UK

Aug 15, 2018
Karyn Czar/WUKY

The population of Lexington is about to go up by several thousand people in the next few days. It’s move in day at the University of Kentucky and upperclassmen, faculty and alum are giving new students and their families a big blue welcome.

Food Connection

It’s pretty much a given that aspiring medical professionals learn all about the intricacies of digestion and other physiologies of the GI tract.  But it might surprise you to know how little training they receive about things like nutrition, the basics of cooking, even food in general.  That’s the topic of this week’s edition of Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.

Josh James / WUKY

Neighborhood residents, business owners, traffic planners, architects, and even a former vice mayor offered their two cents on a 35-year, multi-million dollar proposal to rehome Lexington's government center Tuesday night.

Bevin Promotes Chinese Partnership Amid US Trade Dispute

Aug 14, 2018
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Facing a growing trade dispute between the world's largest economies that threatens Kentucky's growing auto industry, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin struck an optimistic tone during a meeting with China's ambassador to the U.S. as he pledged to woo more Chinese-owned companies to the state.

Lawmakers Urged To Update Ethics Law To Combat Harassment

Aug 14, 2018
LRC Public Information

An ethics commission is urging Kentucky lawmakers to update the state's legislative ethics law to fill a void in the fight against sexual harassment cases that surface at the state Capitol.

Lexington Sergeant Accused Of Stalking

Aug 14, 2018
Lexington Police Department

A Sergeant with the Lexington Police Department since 2007 has been reassigned after a woman he was allegedly dating files a restraining order against him.

Debris Field Raises Price Of New Lexington School

Aug 14, 2018

It’s going to cost $1.2 million more to build the newest elementary school in Fayette County. A brand new elementary school on Athens Boonesboro Road is under construction and set to open next school year. But contractors found a hitch during construction. Workers uncovered debris that goes down at least ten feet and spans the size of a football field. The debris is construction material and isn’t hazardous but still needs to be removed.

Teacher Candidacies Surge In Wake Of Spring Walkouts

Aug 13, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

The spring of teacher uprisings has given way to summer, but these are anything but lazy days for educators continuing the fight through their own election campaigns.


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NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen Last Week

Aug 13, 2018

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


NOT REAL: 'The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists' — Winston Churchill

Donkeys are not being bred with mules to create a stronger animal to carry overweight tourists on the steep terrain of the Greek island Santorini, as several online news sites reported this week.

Alexandra Dimopoulou, a representative with the Greek-based Panhellenic Animal Welfare and Environmental Federation, said the reports are false. "No, it isn't true that Santorini locals are breeding donkeys with mules to accommodate heavier tourists," she said.

A 22-year-old Columbia University student accused of child sex crimes did not work as an official for Hillary Clinton's campaign as multiple online sites are reporting.

Find out which false stories are trending in your newsfeed

Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine

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

Keeping Blues Music Alive In Kentucky

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

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