Local/Regional News

Kentucky Office of Unemployment

Kentucky's online unemployment system has gone dark while the state implements another round of security upgrades meant to thwart increasingly sophisticated fraudsters.

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A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked applying some of the state’s pandemic-related restrictions to several restaurants and breweries challenging them.

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New laws governing the use of no-knock warrants are on the books in the commonwealth, following a signing ceremony at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville.

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Governor Andy Beshear's COVID-19 orders aren't going anywhere — at least for now. A judge is keeping the governor's orders intact while a court battle plays out between the administration and the GOP-led General Assembly.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

A faster-spreading COVID-19 variant is most likely making the rounds in Lexington, according to local health officials, but its impact isn't yet clear.

The Managing Editor of the Kentucky Kernel, Michael Clubb, has been named KY Sports Photographer of the Year. Michael joins us this week to talk about his first shoot, photographing UK basketball games, and where he hopes the lens will take him in the future.

Governor's Office

Gov. Andy Beshear has signed legislation to increase early voting in Kentucky. It caps a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.

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Lexington's campaign to get citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 might shift toward a more personalized approach as the city looks to convince those who are on the fence about getting the shot.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Lexington will be the first city in Kentucky to use new election security devices meant to better protect statewide election data.

Aviation Museum Of Kentucky

An important part of World War II History wings its way into Lexington this weekend. The Douglas C-47 Skytrain aircraft called THAT’S ALL, BROTHER!, which led the airborne invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, is visiting the Aviation Museum of Kentucky at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, April 9- 11.