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Ky. Transportation Cabinet

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.

Josh James / WUKY

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

Josh James / WUKY

 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.

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.

Dan Collins / WUKY

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.