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Judge Permanently Blocks Bevin's UofL Order
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:43 AM
A Kentucky judge says Gov. Matt Bevin does not have the power to abolish and replace the University of Louisville's board of trustees. The ruling from Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd on Wednesday permanently blocks an executive order Bevin issued earlier this year that replaced all of the members of the university's board. Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear sued, arguing Bevin's ...
Youth Smoking Rate Declines in Kentucky
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:08 AM
State health officials point to more progress in efforts to reduce Kentucky's youth smoking rate. The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services says the latest smoking rate among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent a decade ago. That's according to the 2015 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey. However, youth smoking rates in Kentucky remain higher than the ...
OPINION: Do Civil Rights Trump Religious Freedom?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:30 AM
U.S. Civil Rights Commission: Religious Freedom Codeword for Discrimination - by Richard Nelson When a tree falls in the forest does it make a sound? How about when the U.S. Civil Rights Commission issues a groundbreaking report and nobody hears about it? Such appears to be the case regarding a recent report by the U.S. Civil Rights Commission called "Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling ...
Local Counties Get Homeland Security Grants
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:25 PM
The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security announced 112 recipients for this year's $2.7 million Homeland Security grant program. The Calloway County Fiscal Court will receive $26,100 for "security enhancements". The Fairdealing-Olive Hill Fire Department District in Marshall County will receive $14,900 to go toward a new radio. KOHS says 105 Kentucky counties applied for grant funding ...
Kentuckians Register in Huge Numbers Over Weekend
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:45 PM
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reported a significant increase in voter registration over the weekend with help from a partnership with Facebook. On Friday, Facebook launched a voter registration reminder across Kentucky, and since then more than 25,000 Kentuckians have registered to vote or updated their registration using GoVoteKY.com, the Commonwealth's online voter ...
Social Workers Told to Limit Remarks to Reporters
Monday, September 26, 2016 11:37 PM
Social service workers in Kentucky have been warned they could face disciplinary action "up to and including dismissal" for talking to the news media without permission. The Courier-Journal reports the warning came in an email last week from the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services to all employees. It comes after social workers who investigate child abuse and neglect have voiced ...
Kentucky AP Exam Scores Up Amid Fewer Test Takers
Monday, September 26, 2016 8:16 PM
While Advanced Placement exam scores in Kentucky improved this year, the number of test takers went down. The state Department of Education said in a news release last week that the number of students scoring at the top two levels in May is up between 4 and 5 percent from last year. However, the number of AP test takers and the number of AP tests given by schools dropped slightly this ...
Waters: Overtime Rules 'Fairness' Fiasco
Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:11 AM
When President Obama first proposed new overtime rules last year, comedian Jodi Miller joked that "aides say after six and a half years in office, Obama feels he hasn't killed enough jobs." He also feels some abstract notion of "fairness" is more important than actual consequences. This is obvious in most of his policies – from tax hikes to Obamacare to environmental directives ...
Student Leaders Honored during KY GEAR UP Week
Sunday, September 25, 2016 9:15 PM
Twenty-five high school students were honored in a ceremony in the State Capitol September 20th as part of the first Kentucky GEAR UP Week Celebration. More than a hundred students, parents and educators gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize the GEAR UP Students of the Year for their leadership among their peers, personal accomplishments, and academic achievements. “Today, we ...
KY Brewery Recalls Ales Due to Quality Issues
Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:43 PM
Alltech is recalling batches of its Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale due to issues with flavor and color. Alltech spokeswoman Susanna Elliott tells the Lexington Herald-Leader that while there are no health or safety concerns, the batches produced by Alltech Brewing and Distilling Co. between July 1 and Sept. 19 did not meet the company's quality ...
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