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Lexington ranks among the nation’s ‘most-educated’ cities

City comes in better than any others in the region.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare to host COVID-19 conference for young people

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ)- Appalachian Regional Healthcare is hosting a conference on COVID-19 Monday. The conference targets young people, specifically High School, and college-aged groups. It...

Report shows college still a good value for Kentuckians

A new report issued by the state Council on Postsecondary Education says college credentials are still a good value for Kentuckians.

Georgetown College’s full-tuition offer extended to Casey County students

Casey County students are now among those eligible to receive a full-tuition scholarship to Georgetown College.

Family travels over 700 miles to move son into college

On Friday, around 1,800 freshman got their first taste of college life while moving into Eastern Kentucky University.

Ohio man picks perfect NCAA tourney bracket heading into Sweet 16

The NCAA says an Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through the tournament's first 48 games.

Nicholasville man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting student

A man from Nicholasville is accused of kidnapping, robbing, and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old college student late last week in Illinois, according to the DuPage County, Illinois State's Attorney. 

4 year graduation rate at EKU has doubled in 8 year span

The four-year graduation rate at Eastern Kentucky University continues its steady rise, and has now more than doubled in an eight-year span.

Kentucky State University recognized as a top institution by College Consensus

Kentucky State University was recently recognized as a top institution by College Consensus, a college review aggregator.

E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.

BMW Academy grads commit to college

Thursday night, a group of young men committed to the schools they'll attend in the fall, at a ceremony in front of their friends and family.

$200m University of Kentucky student center opens Monday

The University of Kentucky is set to open a massive, $200 million student center with rooftop gardens, fire pits and high-tech meeting rooms.

Jessamine Co. students question teaching as a career

In the midst of everything going on surrounding the future of education, some students aren't sure if they should make education their future.

Budget bill exempts Berea College from costly endowment tax

The bill U.S. lawmakers passed to keep the government open includes good news for Berea College by exempting them from a tax on their endowment.

Berea named a “Best bang for your tuition buck” college

Berea College has been named a 'College That Pays You Back,' based on academic rigor, affordability and career outcomes for graduates.

Well known book store closing after nearly 70 years

Kennedy bookstore says its cash register is about to ring for the last time.

Kentucky colleges seek more funding in tight budget year

Kentucky's public colleges and universities want more money, but Republican lawmakers say the best they can hope for is to break even.

NCAA coaches among 10 charged with fraud and corruption

Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.

Asbury University offers training for work in film industry

A Kentucky college says it wants to help people who aspire to work in the film industry.

Transylvania student claims she was targeted due to DACA status

A Transylvania student says she was targeted for deportation by a fellow classmate on Facebook because of her DACA status.

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Rural families without internet face tough choice on school

Issue is very real in many parts of Eastern Kentucky.

UPDATE: Court hears high-stakes Kentucky ‘historical racing’ case

Machines are big casino attraction, revenue producer.

Feds start task force to go after Louisville carjackings

Cases would be prosecuted in federal court.

‘Crystal Rogers’ series to air Saturday on Oxygen

Six-part series first aired in 2018.