Associated Press

Rural Digital Divide Two-Fold Problem For KY

The Internet is an essential tool in the daily lives of many Americans - however, Kentucky's challenges in closing the rural digital divide are two-fold. An estimated 22 percent of Kentuckians have access to two or fewer broadband providers in their area, and the Kentucky Wired plan to ensure high speed access in every county is behind schedule.

Read More

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

Lexington voters interested in checking out smaller down ballot races this November have an opportunity to hear from local candidates in a series of forums starting Saturday.

AP Photo/LM Otero, File

Health officials in northern Kentucky say there have been three human cases of West Nile virus reported there over the summer.

UK Athletics

What does a football team do in the aftermath of making history?  Last week this Kentucky Wildcats team did just that; ending the 31 year losing streak to the Florida Gators in Gainesville.  WUKY's Alan Lytle and LEX 18 sports anchor Keith Farmer talk about the big victory and the scouting report on this weekend’s opponent the Murray State Racers.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington city leaders pulled the plug on a celebrated and scrutinized proposal for a new city hall Thursday evening, in a vote that left many conflicted. 

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File

Candidates in a competitive Kentucky Congressional district are complaining about a pair of allegedly misleading TV ads airing weeks ahead of a pivotal election that could help determine which party controls Congress in the second half of Republican President Donald Trump's first term.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's procurement chief said it would have cost taxpayers about $9 million in 2015 to back out of a statewide broadband network. But he said a misunderstanding of the rules governing federal education money helped convince state officials to OK the deal that has since cost taxpayers at least $88 million in delays.

Famous Derby Program Sells At Auction

Sep 13, 2018
Associated Press

The 1973 Kentucky Derby program that belonged to the owner of Triple Crown Winner Secretariat has been sold at an auction. Penny Chenery's 1973 Kentucky Derby program and her personal 1973 Kentucky Oaks clubhouse box ticket stub sold for more than $11,000.

After officials said students' actions at a football game in Kentucky were racially insensitive, their volleyball team has offered a token of friendship as the two high schools competed again.

Associated Press

Swiftwater search and rescue teams from Kentucky are heading to North Carolina to help rescue people once Hurricane Florence hits the east coast.

Obesity Still A Crisis In Kentucky

Sep 13, 2018

Obesity is a crisis that continues to plague Kentucky and the rest of the country, according to data released Wednesday. An annual report by the health policy group Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows the Commonwealth is ranked eighth nationally among state for the highest obesity rate, with 1-in-3 adults considered obese. 

Pages

Hear BBC News Live On WUKY HD-3

Not Real News

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: CNN's Anderson Cooper Caught Faking Hurricane Florence Intensity

President Donald Trump is declaring on Twitter a premature victory from his tariffs. Despite the manufacturing renaissance he claims, it's too soon to determine the full scope of any benefit or harm they might create.

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:

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.

Friday Rewind

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

Persons with disabilities who have issues accessing the WUKY public file may contact Tom Godell at 859-257-3226.