Local/Regional News

A Republican candidate for Kentucky's House of Representative says he takes full responsibility for using government resources for his campaign.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington city leaders are taking time to regroup before reexamining options for a new government center after a promising proposal to move city hall to the Herald-Leader building fell through earlier this month.

The Bourbon Review

Kentucky's bourbon distilleries ratcheted up production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5 million barrels of aging whiskey — the highest volume since 1972, an industry group said Thursday.

AP Photo/Adam Beam, File

An LGBT advocacy group has endorsed a Democrat running against a Kentucky clerk who was jailed in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Josh James / WUKY

In October 2015, state officials in Kentucky signed a contract to install 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers) of fiber optic cable in an effort to bring high-speed internet access to all 120 counties. Today, the project is at least four years behind schedule because of persistent delays that have cost taxpayers a projected $96 million.

NOAA VIA AP

A group of Kentucky public health nurses has returned home after spending about nine days in North Carolina, where they worked in emergency shelters housing people displaced by Hurricane Florence.

Kentucky's bourbon distilleries turned up the pace of production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5 million barrels of aging whiskey — the highest volume since 1972.

The Madness Begins

Sep 27, 2018
University of Kentucky

Tickets for Kentucky’s first basketball practice will be given out tomorrow morning at 10:00 and hundreds are already lined up to get them. Fans starting staking claim on the sidewalk across from Memorial Coliseum days ago and the traditional camp-out started Wednesday.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

An accountability report is singling out seven Lexington elementary schools for state intervention. 

A foundation run by billionaire Democratic donor George Soros did not award a fellowship or grant to Deborah Ramirez, the second woman to accuse U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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