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Kentucky earns high marks on report card for Black students

Kentucky received the fifth highest score in the nation on a new report card that assesses how well the state is serving its Black students at public four-year universities.

Kentucky hosting event spotlighting issues for older adults

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say a regional conference is planned in the state to spotlight issues that promote healthy aging. The state Cabinet...

Authorities: 2-year-old fatally shot by sibling

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old who was accidentally shot by a sibling has died. News outlets report a Barren County Sheriff's Office...

Jobless rates fall in 110 Kentucky counties for July 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 110 of the state's counties between July 2017 and July 2018. The Kentucky Center...

County attorney sues state for ending child support contract

A Kentucky county attorney has sued the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services for ending its contract with him to collect child support payments.

Kentucky’s jobless rate rises slightly in June

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate increased slightly in June.

See the new state laws now in effect

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Laws taking effect that day include measures on the following topics: Abstinence Education. Senate Bill 71 will require the inclusion of...

New service tax to go in effect Sunday

Sales tax is being added to several services you are not used to paying taxes on at all.

Lake at Kentucky historic site lowered due to leak in dam

UNION, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say the water level is being lowered at a lake at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site in...

Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

Governor launches new apprenticeship pilot program

Governor Bevin announced the launch of a new apprenticeship pilot program on Tuesday which will help students interested in a state government career gain on-the-job skills and opportunities.

State announces partnership with UK and U of L to help state medical examiners

We've talked a lot about the opioid crisis in Kentucky. It's causing all kinds of problems and it's putting a strain on the state's medical examiners.

State seeks takeover of Kentucky’s largest school district

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's interim education commissioner has recommended the state take over management of one of the country's largest public school districts. Wayne...

Poster series created to highlight 16 Kentucky State Parks

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky State Parks Foundation has announced a poster series that will highlight 16 state parks. A foundation statement says artists...

EKU prepares for $25 million budget cut

 Eastern Kentucky University is warning students and staff of major cuts to come if the current state budget proposal makes it through Frankfort.

Bill advances to limit fees to outside attorneys

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have advanced a bill to limit how much money outside attorneys can earn when hired by the state to pursue cases against corporations.

State providing financial assistance to family foster caregivers

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is allocating additional resources to determine eligibility of financial assistance payments to certain relative and fictive kin caregivers with children placed in their home by CHFS.

Labor Cabinet says on-site visits save companies from fines

Kentucky's Labor Cabinet says it saved companies up to $434,000 in potential fines by conducting five on-site visits last month for employers across the state.

Lawmakers react to Rep. Dan Johnson’s suicide

The shock over State Representative Dan Johnson's death continues to spread as people across the commonwealth, including lawmakers in Frankfort, react to the news.

Court stays order striking down medical review panel law

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has stayed a lower court's ruling striking down a state law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice cases before going to trial.

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KRDHD reports possible COVID exposure at church, grocery in Letcher County

Potential exposure was 10 days ago at church, last weekend at grocery.

Parents react to Fayette County Public Schools’ plans

Parents want the school district to give them a choice to remain virtual or return to in-person.

Investigators working fatal accident on Mountain Parkway

Detour in place eastbound at exit 22

Man seriously injured in shooting, red-headed woman suspect sought

At least one witness was at the scene, police say.