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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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Cats Play Lights Out In Second Bahamas Win

Aug 10, 2018
UK Athletics

NASSAU, Bahamas – John Calipari offered a warning to his team on Thursday night. "These are grown men tonight," Coach Cal said before UK took on San Lorenzo de Almagro in the second game of its Big Blue Bahamas Tour. "You're either going to go at them or they're going to push you around."

Maysville Passes LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

Aug 10, 2018

Thursday, Maysville became the tenth city in Kentucky to pass a fairness ordinance. It prohibits discrimination for housing, employment and other public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kentucky GOP Approves Review Of Attorney General's Office

Aug 9, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear launched his campaign for governor last month. Thursday, the Senate Republican Caucus announced a state-funded review of the contracting procedures in the Attorney General's office.

Associated Press

Classes began today in Marshall County, less than seven months after a deadly mass shooting at the high school left two students dead and several others injured. This year, several new safety measures are in place.

Louisville Will Follow Lexington's Lead And Move Statues

Aug 9, 2018
Associated Press

Statues honoring a Confederate soldier and a 19th-century editor known for anti-immigrant writings will be moved from their prominent spots in Kentucky's largest city, Louisville's mayor said Wednesday.

Alan Lytle / WUKY

Lexington residents looking to make Cheapside and the old Fayette County Courthouse square more inclusive public spaces are holding a series of storytelling walks. The goal is to unearth "untold and undertold" stories about the city and its past.

AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul reportedly took on courier duties for President Donald Trump, delivering a letter from the commander-in-chief to Russian President Vladimir Putin during his one-man diplomatic mission overseas this week.

Supreme Court Examines Kentucky's Medical Review Panels

Aug 8, 2018
Greg Stotelmyer

The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering whether the state legislature can set rules for how to file medical malpractice lawsuits.

Kentucky Senator Delivers Letter To Russia

Aug 8, 2018
AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin

Senator Rand Paul said he delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to the Russian government while he was in Moscow.

Scammers Target UK Campus Restaurant

Aug 8, 2018
Apollo Global Management

Lexington Police say employees at the Avenue of Champions Qdoba got a call around 1:00 this morning from someone who said they were from the corporate office and told them to bring $1,000 to the Walmart on New Circle Road.


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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

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Keeping Blues Music Alive In Kentucky

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