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Kentuckians weigh in on gender debate

People in the transgender community are worried their rights could be taken away after news the Trump administration is looking to narrow the definition of gender.

Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it's reinstating dental and vision care for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients who...

Court documents claim Bevin used pressure to block license

A Planned Parenthood group says Gov. Matt Bevin's administration used "fear and intimidation" to prevent it from getting a license to provide abortions in Kentucky.

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

By ANDREW TAYLOR and MARTIN CRUTSINGER ,  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies...

Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine

A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.

Overhaul at School for the Blind turns complaints to praise

Parents say that new administration at the Kentucky School of the Blind has transformed the state institution for the better.

Hospital industry official hired as Medicaid commissioner

Gov. Matt Bevin has selected hospital industry executive Stephen Miller to serve as the state's Medicaid commissioner.

Lawsuit blames 2 suicides on suspended disability checks

Family members of two people who killed themselves last year are suing the Social Security Administration, saying that the government's decision to end disability checks for hundreds of eastern Kentucky residents played a substantial role in their deaths.

Gov.-elect Bevin clarifies website to take job applications

Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has updated his transition website to clarify that everyone is welcome to apply for jobs in his administration.

Gov.-elect Bevin starts website to take job applications

Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has started a website to take applications for people who want to work in his administration.

Bevin makes first hire for new administration

Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin has hired a Louisville attorney to be the first member of staff.

Ky. to receive $6 million grant for new veterans cemetery

Kentucky's plans to create a veterans cemetery in Leslie County will be backed by a grant from the National Cemetery Administration.

Danville police set for National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

The Danville Police Department has announced it is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative.

Mining agency holding meetings in Kentucky on new rule

The second of two Kentucky meetings on the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration's rule to lower miners' exposure to coal dust is set for later this month.

Somerset PD authorized to use drones

The Somerset Police Department has become the first law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to be authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aircraft.

Kentucky teenagers, officials preparing for new dropout law

Kentucky teenagers and administrators are bracing themselves for a new state dropout law that will go into effect on July 1 in most school districts.

Beshear Admin.: Ban on same-sex unions not discriminatory

Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is arguing that Kentucky's ban on gay marriage isn't discriminatory because it bars both gay and straight people from same-sex unions.

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Project Friendship plans to donate One Million in winter clothes to those in need

It's a spin on it's coat drive which had to be scaled back because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Queenslake Horse Farm hosts COVID-19 safe Halloween light show

With the help of Cincy Illuminations, The Chmela's transformed the main house at Queenslake Horse Farm into a COVID-19 safe and family friendly drive-thru light show.

Maggie’s Light LLC offering comfort to grieving families

A non-profit organization is trying to shine some pink and blue light on the month of October.

Mayor addresses concerns people have with University of Somerset plans

People reading the website worried about the university's inclusiveness.