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Requirements Change For Kentucky Teachers

Master’s degrees will no longer required for you to teach in Kentucky. The move was approved by the Education Professional Standards Board. Teachers who earn one will still qualify for salary increases. Board members believe the change will help districts recruit and retain more teachers as well as save districts funds that can be used for other resources.

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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.

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.


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Not Real News

A mass Muslim prayer service scheduled for Tuesday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to mark an Islamic holiday will not feature the slaughter of animals as reports circulating online suggest.

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

Aug 20, 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: Queen Elizabeth Declares Prince William And Kate Middleton As The Future King And Queen Consort

NOT REAL NEWS: Queen Is Not Making Prince William King

Aug 20, 2018

Queen Elizabeth II has not announced that she will pass the crown directly to her grandson Prince William, despite what articles circulating online claim.

Find out which false stories are trending in your newsfeed

Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine

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Keeping Blues Music Alive In Kentucky

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

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