Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky Personnel Board has voted to investigate Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' use of the state's voter registration database.

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.

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

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. 

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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. 

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