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Kentucky's Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways.  The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires.

With temperatures climbing and a holiday weekend coming up, many swimming pools and beaches at Kentucky State Parks are opening.

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The Secretary of State's Office says voter turnout for Kentucky's primary election was higher than projected.

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The candidates have been selected by their respective parties and now it’s on to November for statewide offices in the Commonwealth.  For some analysis of the big races we turn once again to Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor/publisher of the Frankfort based Kentucky Gazette.

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 The Latest on voting in Kentucky's primary election Tuesday (all times local):

A Confederate statue at a cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has been vandalized with orange paint, similar to vandalism that's appeared on a Confederate statue in Louisville.

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Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin.

Get Out And VOTE!

May 21, 2019
Secretary Of State's Office

The polls are now open and will remain open until 6:00 pm. To find your voting precinct and even have directions sent to your phone log on to http://govoteky.com.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes predicts a 12.5% voter turnout and said "more people will shop at Walmart in Kentucky on Tuesday than will go to the polls." She hopes voters will prove her wrong.

We'll have all the latest election results tonight on WUKY.

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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.

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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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