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Recently confirmed CIA Director Gina Haspel says one of her top priorities is to invest more heavily in collecting intelligence against nation state adversaries as well as Islamic extremists.


Higher education officials in Kentucky are reporting a big increase in the number of high school students taking dual credit courses through a college or university.

Karyn Czar

Crews are investigating a chemical spill inside UK's Good Samaritan Hospital.   UK Healthcare Administrator JJ Housley tells WUKY’s Karyn Czar that firefighters were called out to the hospital on South Limestone around 5 this morning.

Rural Digital Divide Two-Fold Problem For KY

Sep 24, 2018
Associated Press

The Internet is an essential tool in the daily lives of many Americans - however, Kentucky's challenges in closing the rural digital divide are two-fold. An estimated 22 percent of Kentuckians have access to two or fewer broadband providers in their area, and the Kentucky Wired plan to ensure high speed access in every county is behind schedule.

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Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House.

Josh James / WUKY

With support for an all-purpose government center at Midland Avenue and Main Street crumbling last week, Lexington's mayoral candidates recommend hitting pause on discussions about a new city hall. 

University of Kentucky

A research facility devoted to addressing and eradicating the state’s most significant health disparities officially opened this morning on UK’s campus.

Kentucky officials say volunteers are needed for county Citizen Foster Care Review Boards.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington mayoral hopefuls Ronnie Bastin and Linda Gorton took on the topic of education at an hour-long forum Thursday night. 

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The fate of Kentucky’s divisive pension reform bill rests in the hands of the state Supreme Court, which heard arguments Thursday on its constitutionality. The matter comes freighted with politics, as it pits two gubernatorial candidates against one another on a highly-charged issue that could play a role in upcoming elections.