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Retired teachers canvas neighborhoods, education a popular election topic

A group of retired and current teachers canvas neighborhoods to discuss popular election topic's like education.

Judge: Kentucky must pay fees, costs in pension plan case

A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys' fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release of an economic analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin's administration's analysis of the 2017 pension reform plan.

Stymied in 2018, GOP looks to try again on pension reform

Kentucky's Republican majorities in the state legislature will try again to change the state's troubled public pension systems when they return to the state Capitol in January.

Bevin issues statement on special session’s end

Matt Bevin has issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the special legislative session to address Kentucky's pension crisis:

New Kentucky lawmakers watch pension debate from sidelines

Some newly elected lawmakers in Kentucky are not happy with the governor's decision to call the old legislature back into session to vote on changes to the state's struggling pension systems.

With teachers watching, Kentucky court considers pensions

Kentucky's governor and attorney general have argued before the state Supreme Court about the future of one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.

Bevin: Pension reform opponents like “drowning victim”

Governor Matt Bevin compares pension reform opponents to a "drowning victim" who are "pulling you under."

Kentucky teachers fill streets for massive rally

In Frankfort, Capital Avenue will be shut down for a while on Monday as teachers rally against the pension reform bill passed late Thursday night.

Businesses support teachers through savings

Several businesses around the state are stepping up in support of teachers, the day after the general assembly's pension vote.

Kentucky gov still plans for special legislative session

Kentucky's Republican governor said he still plans to call a special session of the state legislature to make changes to the state's troubled public pension system.

UPDATE: GOP leader won’t resign after harassment claim

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover declared Friday that he will not give up his leadership post over reports that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

Government workers rally against pension reform in Bevin’s backyard

Critics of Governor Matt Bevin's pension reform plan brought their opposition to his doorstep.

Teachers rally for a solution to the pension reform

Nothing has been voted on yet, but teachers want to make their voices heard.

Bevin launches pension site ahead of likely special session

Governor Bevin's administration launches pension reform website ahead of a likely special session of the state legislature to address the state's struggling retirement system.

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Nourish Lexington makes push to raise funds for 65,000 meals

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Devine Carama begins seventh annual youth coat drive

An annual coat drive for kids kicks off Tuesday and the Lexington activist who runs it needs your help.

From broadband to emergency vehicles, grants help Floyd, Johnson counties

USDA  Rural Development Kentucky State Director Hilda Legg announced the grants of  $178,399.