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Additional federal funding boosts Kentucky River Foothills

Grants aids everything from health care to financial help.

Lexington, Louisville, state get $23 million in homeless funds

Will help expand affordable housing, shelters

God’s Pantry Food Bank receives Toyota grant

Funds part of $2.5 million nationwide

State schools, colleges get $200 million in federal stimulus money

Money from the $2.2 trillion stimulus and coronavirus relief package approved by Congress last month continues to pour into the state.

Congressman James Comer supports President’s decision to halt funding to World Health Organization

Congressman James Comer, who represents Kentucky's first congressional district, says he supports President Donald Trump's decision to suspend payments to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Funding announced for 3 western Kentucky projects

Funding has been announced for three major western Kentucky infrastructure projects.

Kentucky public libraries break record for funding from E-rate

Kentucky public libraries have a record commitment of $2,195,532 in E-rate funding, marking a record amount since the program’s inception in 1998.

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Yes, Mamm! program awarded grant

A grant was awarded to Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s Yes, Mamm! program for $21,450 by the Lexington Cancer Foundation.

McConnell says he’ll find funds for school at Fort Campbell

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says he's working to secure sufficient funding for Kentucky's military posts, including a new middle school at Fort Campbell.

Bevin says rival’s education ad a ‘scare tactic’

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has defended his record of supporting public education in response to a new TV ad hitting him on the issue.

Trump issues first veto to protect border order

President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.

Trump’s campaign agenda found in his new budget proposal

Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years.

Mentorship program to close, citing lack of funds

A mentorship program that serves about 100 children in south central Kentucky is shutting down.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump will sign border deal; but will declare emergency

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown.

White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for wall

If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems.

Border security brawl seems near a serene resolution

Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security compromise providing a mere sliver of the billions he’s demanded for a wall with Mexico and averting a rekindled government shutdown this weekend.

Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he’s been demanding for his Mexican border wall.

Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O’Rourke rallies opponents

President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” to deliver on his signature campaign promise.

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UPDATE: 38-year-old New Circle victim identified

Two vehicle crash has raod still closed.

City at crossroads, should rename Cheapside, business owners say

Time to recognize the "atrocities perpetrated there."
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Lexington gears up to light the sky while social distancing

For those who decide to get a closer view of the fireworks downtown, the city says to stay in your car.

Coronavirus stops Bell County Volunteer Fire smoke detector program

Bell County Fire Department says because of an uptick in coronavirus cases it will not restart its smoke detector program.