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Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid alterations were widely panned during a 30-day public comment period, according to the Kentucky Center for Economy Policy

Fiber-Optic Cable Now In Lexington

Aug 28, 2018

In 2014, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray made a campaign promise to bring high-speed internet to Lexington. Tuesday he made good on that promise with the help of MetroNet.

Bevin Brief Filed In Appeal Of Pension Lawsuit

Aug 28, 2018
Associated Press

Attorneys for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin have filed a brief in the appeal of a lawsuit brought by Attorney General Andy Beshear to strike down changes to the state's struggling retirement systems.

Grimes Accused Of Improper Data Use

Aug 27, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is facing accusations that she improperly handled the state’s voter information. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Jared Dearing, the executive director of the state Board of Elections and a fellow Democrat, outlined the allegations in a nine-page letter sent to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Kentucky Officials Take Comments On Medicaid Regulations

Aug 27, 2018
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Forging ahead on sweeping health care policy changes despite legal setbacks, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration took public comments Monday as it develops regulations to overhaul Kentucky's Medicaid program.

Churchill Downs VP John Asher Dies

Aug 27, 2018
WAVE TV-3

One of the most visible faces of Churchill Downs has died. Wave TV 3 on Louisville has reported that 62-year old John Asher died this morning of an apparent heart attack while on vacation with his family in Orlando.

GOP Congressman Ready To Welcome Trump To Kentucky

Aug 27, 2018
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Embroiled in a tough re-election fight against a retired Marine, Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr showed no hesitation in welcoming a campaign visit from President Donald Trump, brushing off the latest headlines showing legal turmoil for two of the president's former confidants.

Fort Campbell Soldiers Trying Out 3D Demolition Parts

Aug 27, 2018

Some Fort Campbell soldiers will perform a proof of concept at a demolition range this week using 3D printed components.

Remembering Victims Of Comair Flight 5191

Aug 27, 2018
Karyn Czar/WUKY

Monday marks 12-years since 49 people lost their lives when Comair Flight 5191 crashed at Bluegrass Airport.  The only person to survive was co-pilot James Polehinke who was piloting the aircraft when it crashed.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders may have headlined Kentucky Republicans' annual Lincoln Dinner Saturday, but news of the death of the U.S. Senate's long-serving "maverick" and a fresh gubernatorial campaign announcement may have stolen the spotlight. 

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