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Josh James / WUKY

Kentuckians got their first look Monday at the commonwealth's upgraded driver’s licenses and travel IDs, which are designed to better thwart counterfeiters. 

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Recently confirmed CIA Director Gina Haspel says one of her top priorities is to invest more heavily in collecting intelligence against nation state adversaries as well as Islamic extremists.

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Higher education officials in Kentucky are reporting a big increase in the number of high school students taking dual credit courses through a college or university.

Karyn Czar

Crews are investigating a chemical spill inside UK's Good Samaritan Hospital.   UK Healthcare Administrator JJ Housley tells WUKY’s Karyn Czar that firefighters were called out to the hospital on South Limestone around 5 this morning.

Rural Digital Divide Two-Fold Problem For KY

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Associated Press

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.

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Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes was on hand for the grand opening of Castle and Key Distillery in Millville.  He talks about the massive effort to bring the Old Taylor property back to life; plus a major pizza business broke ground on a new headquarters.  All of that and more in this week's edition of the Business Side.

Josh James

Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette has been keeping her eye on a number of competitve Kentucky Senate races this fall.  She has a number of surprising insights and shares them with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Benny Snell Jr. rushed for four touchdowns to break a Kentucky career record, including two in the fourth quarter, and the Wildcats held No. 14 Mississippi State to 56 yards rushing for a 28-7 upset Saturday night.

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Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House.

Josh James / WUKY

With support for an all-purpose government center at Midland Avenue and Main Street crumbling last week, Lexington's mayoral candidates recommend hitting pause on discussions about a new city hall. 

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