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Josh James / WUKY

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton gave her State of the City address on Tuesday. As WUKY’s Karyn Czar reports, the Mayor outlined the successes of her first year in office and plans as we venture into 2020.


Rock & Roots King Day 2020 Playlist

6 hours ago
NationalArchives.gov

On Monday, 1/20/20, Rock & Roots provided a soundtrack to the day in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Both DeBraun & Joe curated playlists to celebrate the day. Here's DeBraun's playlist of music from the movement! Links to each song are also provided. Are there any songs you would have included? Let us know!

9am Playlist

Marvin Gaye- Where Are We Going?

India.Aire- What If

3.8 Quake Felt In Kentucky

6 hours ago
Associated Press

If you live in or were visiting southern or southeastern Kentucky, you may have felt the earth move on Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a 3.8 magnitude earthquake. The epicenter was south of the Kentucky, Tennessee boarder.

Hundreds Will Rally At State Capitol For Ky Kids

6 hours ago
Kentucky News Connection

Advocates for children will gather in Frankfort this week to push for policies that benefit children and families. On Thursday, hundreds will rally to urge legislators to consider boosting child-care assistance and enact a state-level refundable Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families, among other reforms.

Josh James / WUKY

Republican leaders in the Kentucky House are preparing to unveil legislation aimed at increasing the state’s workforce by offering transitional support to ease people off public assistance.

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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks one on one with Kentucky native and long-time Major League Baseball Umpire Sam Holbrook.  This season Sam will serve as crew chief in his assignments across the league. 


Coates Featured at Area's Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Jan 17, 2020
UK Now

In remembrance and celebration of Martin Luther King's impact on civil rights, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will take place in downtown Lexington Monday, Jan. 20, with the Freedom March, followed by the commemorative holiday program.  UK Now's Carl Nathe speaks with the community celebration's long-time organizers.


UK Athletics

The Kentucky Men's Basketball Team will try to make sure one bad loss doesn't turn into two when it travels to Arkansas this Saturday. The Razorbacks are off to a good start and playing and winning in Bud Walton Arena is never an easy task.  Lex 18 sports anchor Keith Farmer joins us for the UK Sports Report.


Kentucky's Rupp Arena Rebranded In Naming Rights Deal

Jan 16, 2020
AP File Photo

Kentucky's Rupp Arena is getting a new name. The home court of Kentucky's men's basketball team. The 44-year-old home of the Wildcats will be called Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center,  Under the 14-year rights agreement with the Lexington-area bank the university's marketing partner will be paid $1.5 annually.   Karyn Czar has details.


AP Photo/Wayne Parry

A bill permitting sports betting in Kentucky easily sailed through committee Wednesday in a unanimous vote could bode well for the measure's future.

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