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Josh James / WUKY

Attorneys for Kentucky's socially conservative governor and the state's only abortion clinic opened their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit challenging a state law aimed at a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.

A federal judge has ruled that a Kentucky school district is discriminating against boys by only allowing girls to play basketball at more than one grade level.

Shooting Leads To Congregation Carrying Guns

4 hours ago
First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown

Some parishioners will now carry weapons into a historically black Kentucky church after a gunman tried to get in during an afternoon bible study.

WNYC

Radiolab host Jad Abumrad wears many hats – and this Friday he'll don a new one at the University of Kentucky as he delivers the 2018 Edward F. Prichard Lecture. 

A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese is working to be more transparent about how sex abuse allegations are handled.

Petrino Fired

Nov 12, 2018
Associated Press

Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino was fired yesterday morning, right after he taped his weekly coaches show at a local television station. According to a source, the dismissal came during a 15-minute meeting with U of L’s athletic director. A source reported to WDRB that Petrino was fired "without cause" and that the coach expects to be paid his $14 million buyout for the remaining years on his contract.

31st Annual Big Blue Crush Underway

Nov 12, 2018

It’s time to roll up your sleeves, save a life and show your Wildcat pride. The 31st annual Big Blue Crush blood battle against Tennessee starts today and runs through November 16th.  

Commerce Lexington

Recently a delegation of about 45 Central Kentucky business, education and community leaders visited Bowling Green as part of Commerce Lexington’s 10th annual Regional Tour.  This week on the Business Side Commerce Lexington President and CEO Bob Quick shares the big take-away's with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

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Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago.

AP File Photo

Farm bill negotiators in Congress have struggled to resolve differences over work requirements for food stamp recipients, but the Senate's top Republican guarantees the final version will include legalization of hemp. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that completing work on a new farm bill looms as one of his top priorities when Congress reconvenes for a lame-duck session.

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