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Study: Rock climbers spend $3.6M annually in Red River Gorge

Rock climbers hope a new study of their economic impact in the Red River Gorge will help make the case for opening more public land in the area for climbing.

Study: Lexus, Porsche and Buick are most dependable

Lexus, Porsche and Buick are the most dependable vehicle brands, according to a new study by the consulting firm J.D. Power.

Study adds to debate over bill to push back start of school

Supporters of legislation to push back the opening date for many Kentucky school districts are pointing to a study claiming the early return to school costs the state millions of dollars.

Study commissioned to analyze communities near Fort Knox

Officials in the counties surrounding Fort Knox are hoping that an economic analysis will help their communities discover methods to lessen reliance on the base in the face of military cutbacks across the nation.

Graves County students to work from home during wet-dry vote

Some students in western Kentucky will be trying out a new program that allows them to study from home as an alternative to missing school.

Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad

Centre College has been recognized as one of the country’s top institutions for study abroad, with a #4 national ranking in the 2015 Institute of International Education (IIE) report.

Study: Investments in KY Ag Development Fund projects double farm income

Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture estimate that Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund investments from 2007 through 2014 average $2.03 in farm income for every dollar invested in KADF projects.

Study: Kentucky’s Medicaid population centered in east

A new review by a nonprofit health organization shows that the largest share of Kentucky's Medicaid population lives in the impoverished eastern portion of the state.

Study sees positive gains from 2012 prescription drug law

A new study says prescriptions for commonly abused medications and doctor-shopping by pill seekers have decreased since Kentucky passed legislation targeting prescription drug abuse.

Legislators appointed to teachers’ retirement study panel

The leaders of Kentucky's state Senate and House of Representatives have appointed six people to a committee studying solutions for the state's troubled retirement system for public school teachers.

Keeneland puts Lexington in financial winner’s circle

A study through UK puts a number on the economic benefits Lexington and Fayette County see from Keeneland.

Keeneland brings cash to Lexington, Fayette Co.

A new study from the University of Kentucky's Center for Business and Economic Research crunches the numbers on Keeneland's economic impact in the area.

West Virginia to review mining-health research

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration will review studies linking mountaintop removal mining with health problems in nearby communities.

Study: Health reform costs $1.1 billion, saves $1.7 billion

Gov. Steve Beshear's decision to expand Kentucky's Medicaid program will cost taxpayers more than $1.1 billion by 2021, according to a new state study released Monday.

Study examines impacts of Medicaid expansion

Consultants are finishing a report that examines how Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act has impacted Kentucky's health care system.

Study Shows Dangers of Distracted Teens

A Safe Kids study showed kids are at risk while crossing the street because of distractions.

Report Shows More KY Children Are Living In Poverty

There was some troubling news released about the number of Kentucky kids living in poverty. The latest numbers from the 'Kids Count' project showed that economic stability for children was far worse now then it was in 1990.

Teens Waiting Longer To Get Driver Licenses

A new study from AAA shows more Kentucky teenagers are waiting longer to get their driver licenses. This could lead to less-experienced young drivers.

Troubling New Study About Kentucky Smokers

The average Kentucky smoker spent more than two-thousand dollars on cigarettes last year, according to the Kentucky Health Commissioner.

New Study: 750,000 Kentuckians Struggle With Hunger

A new study from the non-profit 'Feeding America' says 750,000 people throughout the state don't know where their next meal will come from.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

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Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”