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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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Unloading A Clunker?

Donate your car to WUKY. It's simple, hassle-free, and a great way to help fund your favorite public radio station.

Josh James / WUKY

Amid calls to return campaign dollars from the political action committee of embattled Congressman Chris Collins, Sixth District Rep. Andy Barr says he’s planning to donate $3,000 to a veterans’ charity.

Lexington Launches Free Bus Pass Program For Homeless

Aug 13, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

A Kentucky city has launched a pilot program that aims to connect homeless people trying to find employment and housing with transportation resources.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky will start offering new driver's licenses in January, becoming one of the last states to comply with a federal travel law passed in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005, requiring states to upgrade the security of their driver's licenses.

Family Fun Guide: 2018 Woodland Art Fair

Aug 13, 2018
Lexington Art League

The Lexington Art League's Mark Mozingo and Sarah Buckles with Lexington Parks and Recreation are here to preview this year's Woodland Art Fair.  WUKY is a sponsor of the event.

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Warren Nash Executive Director of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky, and Mariam Gorjian, new Ventures Manager with the Center.   Their 2018 Entrepreneurs' Boot Camp kicks off  on August 30th.

McConnell Praises Trump's Tough Trade Stance Toward China

Aug 10, 2018
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable."

Allison Perry / UK PR

The American Cancer Society ranks Kentucky as the worst in the nation when it comes to both cancer incidence and mortality rates, but the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center has earned its own designation in the fight to combat the diseases.

UofL's Freshman Class Includes More Out-Of-State Students

Aug 10, 2018

The University of Louisville says preliminary figures show its incoming freshman class includes a growing number of out-of-state students.

Video Appears To Show Man Accused Of Threatening Trump

Aug 10, 2018
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster / WUKY

Kentucky State Police say it appears that a man wanted for allegedly threatening President Donald Trump, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer and others stole a vehicle belonging to Meyer's brother.

Korean War Soldier Returning Home To Kentucky For Burial

Aug 10, 2018
AP Photo/Caleb Jones

The remains of a Kentucky soldier who disappeared after a 1950 Korean War battle will be returned home for a burial with full military honors.


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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.

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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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