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Beshear Extends Smoking Ban to All State Property
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has banned all tobacco products from most state buildings and grounds in an attempt to create momentum for a statewide smoking ban when lawmakers return in January.
Kentucky State University's Plan To Pay It Forward
Raymond M. Burse, Kentucky State University's President, will launch 100 Days of Pay It Forward Frankfort at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at KSU's Alumni Stadium. Video Video
UPDATE: Jessamine Co. Chrisman Mill Rd. Closure Extended
The state just announced it was extending a road closure in Jessamine County. The section of Chrisman Mill Road (KY 1541) that was shut down to traffic this week was supposed to reopen Friday afternoon.
Creek Not Focused On No. 1 State Ranking
Baseball Commodores have sights set on repeating as 11th region champs before heading to state to prove they're number one. Video Video
Wildfire Closes State Park
A state park in Harlan and Letcher Counties has been shut down due to a large wildfire in the area.
Part Of Bluegrass Pkwy. To Temporarily Close In Woodford Co.
Part of the Bluegrass Parkway in Woodford County will be temporarily closed Thursday. The state said crews would be cleaning up rock slide debris from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
Streets Rushed Again
In Lexington, Police said they were ready for anything and that was a good thing. Video Video
State Office Building Flags to be Half-Staff February 22
Governor Steve Beshear has ordered the flags on all state office buildings to be lowered to half-staff Saturday to honor a Kentucky soldier who died serving in Afghanistan.
Post Game Circus
Fan in Lexington got rowdy after Friday’s win against Louisville and streets around campus lived up to their reputation but Lexington police said things went according to plan. Video Video
State Police Issue Phone Scam Warning
State Police are issuing a warning as the Better Business Bureau across the country warn of a rash of "one ring" phone scams.
State Police Warn About Internet Predators
State Police released a new video recently, warning parents about the dangers of Internet predators.
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
Gov. Beshear Gets Presidential Invite to State of the Union Address
Kentucky's performance with health care sign-ups through its state-run website has earned Gov. Steve Beshear a White House invitation to attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech.
Judge: Ky. Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, striking down part of the state ban.
State Workers Rally for Raises
Bills go up but paychecks don’t seem to grow enough. State workers say they haven’t gotten a raise since 2009 but they say their healthcare costs continue to skyrocket. Video Video
Health Departments Across Kentucky Making Cuts
Health departments throughout Kentucky are going to be taking a hit with limited state and local funds. Video Video
Woodford County Preps For State
First time to state tournament, not first trip to Whitaker Bank Park. Video Video
Update: State Okays Tax Increment Financing For CentrePointe Project
The state has approved tax increment financing, or TIF, for the latest version of the downtown CentrePointe project. Video Video
State Investigating Lexington Day Care
ABC 36 News confirms that a Lexington day care is being investigated by the state. It's 'KinderCare' on Appian Way. Video Video
MSU Looks at Remote Access to Medicine
Morehead State University hosted a RAM ("Remote Area Medical,") conference to discuss access to medicine in remote eastern Kentucky areas.
Attorney General Launches New Website
The State Attorney has created a new website making it easier to launch consumer complaints. Video Video
2012 KHSAA Baseball State Tournament
We get you linked up to all the info you need on the 2012 State Tournament! Video Video
Tates Creek Headed To Whitaker Bank For State
Commodores end 23-year drought and focus on next week. Video Video
State Police Conduct Drug Bust at Morehead Hotel
State Police said they received two separate phone calls early Wednesday morning reporting possible drug activity at Morehead's Comfort Inn and Suites on Highway 801.
Woodford County's Title Value To Versailles
First-year head coach Jeff Parrett and graduated Jacket Rodney Gross on the value of the program's biggest win. Video Video
State ACT Scores Up, Still Below National Averages
Kentucky scores on the ACT college entrance exam have improved this year, but still fall below average national scores.
Local Governments Cannot Pass Gun Regulation Laws
A new state law says local governments cannot pass laws that regulate guns. Instead, that power is left to the state. Video Video
Woodford County To Celebrate State Baseball Title
A victory parade is being held today for the Woodford County High School baseball team for their State Championship.
Update: Closing Girls Home Struggling To Finish Out Month
The Executive Director of the Florence Crittenton Home in Lexington says the non-profit is barely getting by. Video Video
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