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  • In this edition of WUKY's award winning history series Saving Stories Nunn Center for Oral History director Doug Boyd shares audio from an interview with the late UK basketball coach Joe B. Hall where the Kentucky native talks about his time guiding the Wildcats through the post-Rupp era, including bringing home the school's fifth NCAA title in 1978. Hall recalls a controversial and crucial halftime decision he made in an early round game in that tournament run.
  • In this special MLK Holiday edition of WUKY's award winning history series Saving Stories, Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries highlights an extraordinary interview with Dr. King recorded in March of 1964. Hear the non-violent advocate and activist at the height of his influence in a one on one interview with Kentucky author Robert Penn Warren talking about where he thought the Civil Rights movement would go next.
  • In this edition of WUKY's award winning history series Saving Stories Nunn Center for Oral History director Doug Boyd shares audio from an interview with the late UK basketball coach Joe B. Hall where the Kentucky native talks about his time guiding the Wildcats through the post-Rupp era, including bringing home the school's fifth NCAA title in 1978. Hall recalls a controversial and crucial halftime decision he made in an early round game in that tournament run.
  • The Republican dominated House has released it's projected two year spending plan and now we know what's in the Democrat governor's budget. Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock weighs in on the similarities and differences in the competing fiscal approaches.
  • In this special MLK Holiday edition of WUKY's award winning history series Saving Stories, Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries highlights an extraordinary interview with Dr. King recorded in March of 1964. Hear the non-violent advocate and activist at the height of his influence in a one on one interview with Kentucky author Robert Penn Warren talking about where he thought the Civil Rights movement would go next.
  • In November 2019 Keith Elkins interviewed Joe B. Hall to talk about his memoir and share stories of that magical 1978 national championship season.
  • Kentucky lawmakers wrapped up redistricting work during a rare Saturday session. They passed bills to redraw congressional and legislative maps that now will be scrutinized by Gov. Andy Beshear. House Republicans have already released their budget proposal before the governor's scheduled speech this week, a major departure from the usual protocol. The Kentucky Gazette's Laura Cullen Glasscock weighs in and tells us what to look for next as the 60 day session continues.
  • The snow began falling in Lexington around 10:30 Thursday morning but Mayor Linda Gorton told reporters the city's streets and roads department was already hours into its snow response plan.
  • Kentucky has played a true road game just one time this season. And it did not turn out well; a 66-62 loss at Notre Dame on Dec. 11th. UK, ranked 16th in this week's Associated Press poll, will face another true road game on Tuesday night, as the Cats visit the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge to face No. 21 LSU. Kentucky is hoping to learn from its first experience playing in front of a hostile crowd this season. WUKY's SportsPage podcast host Keith Elkins has this preview.
  • Kentucky lawmakers head back to Frankfort Tuesday for the start of the new General Assembly Session.Both chambers are expected to gavel in at noon and hundreds of pieces of legislation will be discussed between then and around the middle of April, but first on deck is redistricting.