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Coalition comes out against Gov. Bevin’s proposed budget

38 organizations from a variety of sectors came together at the capitol Thursday morning calling on Governor Matt Bevin to rethink his proposed budget bill.

House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown

House GOP leaders have unveiled a plan to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22.

Progressive groups hold protest against GOP Tax Plan

With the senate expected to vote on a federal tax reform bill soon, critics of the proposed plan are taking to the streets calling for its defeat.

Kentucky educators announce pension reform plan

Leaders from several Kentucky education groups have announced a pension reform plan that they say is a sustainable approach.

Kentucky legislators and state employees react to pension plan

Governor Bevin said he is confident this is the right plan. Still, not everyone agrees.

Appalachian summit set for August 4 in Pikeville

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System plans to participate in the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit next month.

State officials discuss Zika threat, response measures at summit

Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, representatives from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), renowned experts and response partners gathered in Lexington on Thursday for the 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit.

Bevin administration not estimating GOP health bill’s impact

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it will not calculate how the proposed GOP health care plan will impact Kentucky, a state where more than 400,000 people got health insurance through an expanded Medicaid program under a previous Democratic governor.

Pence to visit Louisville to promote health plan

Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday as he tries to make the case for repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Fayette County Public Schools Announce School Safety Plan, Don’t Provide Many Details

Superintendent Manny Caulk announced a new five prong school safety plan Tuesday.

Parking plan released for Little Goblins Galore Halloween party

Little Goblins Galore is a Halloween party thrown by Lexington Parks and Recreation at McConnell Springs each year that's about fun, not fright.

Broadband providers can soon participate in assistance plan

Broadband providers will be able to participate in a program that offers subsidized service to low-income households starting Dec. 1.

Coal ash pond plan approved by Public Service Commission

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved compliance plans totaling nearly $1 billion by the state's two largest utility companies to close and cap ponds that store coal ash from power plants.

University of Kentucky to lay off up to 75 people

The University of Kentucky says it will lay off up to 75 people as part of a reorganization plan to cut $6 million in spending.

Fayette schools superintendent details “Blueprint For Student Success”

Citing less than favorable student performance in reading and math, along with nearly fifty percent of students under-performing in the classroom; Fayette County Public Schools is presenting a plan to improve.

Scott County residents pushing back against proposed stockyards relocation

A meeting between the Bluegrass Stockyards and Georgetown's authority on water also drew a crowd of curious and concerned citizens.

Kentucky cancels public hearings after court ruling

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavley has canceled a series of public meetings on the EPA's proposed clean power plan after the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the plan from going into effect.

Jefferson County Public Schools stops requiring some tests

Jefferson County Public Schools has announced it is not requiring teachers to give students diagnostic tests for the rest of the year.

Clinton promotes plan to protect miner benefits

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is promoting her plan to protect health and pension benefits for retired coal miners during a visit to Kentucky on Friday.

Feds, states, others oppose Patriot Coal reorganization plan

Patriot Coal's latest reorganization is drawing opposition from the federal government, regulators in four states, environmentalists and others.

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Two people cut during fight in Lexington

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2021 36 Blitz: Frankfort Panthers

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Madison County Public Schools not requiring masks to begin school year

Masks will be required to be worn on regular bus routes to and from school, according to the district's Return to School Plan.

State-run health facilities get new COVID rules, mask-mandate not off table: Beshear

State has seen 38 straight days of increased positivity