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Diversity And Inclusion Major Component Of Latest CommerceLex Leadership Trip

Thursday Night Live, enhancements to our bike and pedestrian trails, specialized small business loan programs, Coldstream Research Park, these are just a few of the ideas implemented here in Lexington that had their roots in other communities. Every year Commerce Lexington conducts a leadership trip to cities of similar sizes and demographics. This year's trip was to Raleigh, North Carolina. What was discussed? What was learned? This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Jeff Koonce.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes projects that a mere 12.5% of registered voters will show up at the polls for tomorrow's primary.  In this week's Capitol Chat WUKY's Alan Lytle and Kentucky Gazettte editor/publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock discuss all things turnout, including a flashback to four years ago when a certain GOP gubernatorial hopeful prevailed in a crowded field by less than 100 votes.

Mark Turner

Thursday Night Live, enhancements to our bike and pedestrian trails, specialized small business loan programs, Coldstream Research Park, these are just a few of the ideas implemented here in Lexington that had their roots in other communities.  Every year Commerce Lexington conducts a leadership trip to cities of similar sizes and demographics.  This year's trip was to Raleigh, North Carolina.  What was discussed?  What was learned?  This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Jeff Koonce.

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has sided with the University of Kentucky’s student newspaper in a fight over documents pertaining to a sexual harassment case against a former professor. But the ruling would still allow UK to withhold some documents as long as it offers a clear rationale.

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Visitors of the Aviation Museum of Kentucky will have a special opportunity this weekend to take a ride on a World War 2 bomber.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has started its appeal of a federal judge's ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.

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Ahead of next week's primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education.

Flags Ordered To Half-Staff To Honor Soldier

May 16, 2019
Associated Press

Flags across the state are flying at half-staff today in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died in a non-combat mission in Syria last month. 28-year-old Private Michael Thomason is from Detroit and was a member of Fort Campbell’s 101st airborne division.

Associated Press

Governor Matt Bevin's administration has started its appeal of a federal judge's ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. The Republican governor's legal team filed a notice of appeal Wednesday with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Food Insecurity Rates Among KY Adults Rise

May 16, 2019

Kentuckians in their 50s have the highest rate of food insecurity in the nation. According to a new report by the group Feeding America, 18.6% of adults age 50 to 59 in the state have experienced hunger or uncertainty about where their next meal was coming from. Nationally, the rate is 11.3%.

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