More Headlines

The history of special sessions in Kentucky (from 1940-present)

Updated: 07/09/2015 - Governor Steve Beshear's office has said there's no need to spend $60,000 per day for a special legislative session to address same-sex marriage licenses. When was the last time they decided to do so? Here's a list from 1940 to the present.

Read More

US to make marriage benefits available to gay couples

Posted: 07/09/2015 - Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the government will make federal marriage benefits available to same-sex couples following a Supreme Court decision last month that legalized same-sex marriage.

Read More

TV ads begin in Kentucky's race for governor

Posted: 07/08/2015 - The Republican Governor's Association has entered Kentucky's race for governor with a statewide TV ad attacking Democratic nominee Jack Conway.

Read More

Critics blast hiring of cabinet official's husband

Posted: 07/06/2015 - The hiring of a Kentucky cabinet official's husband has been questioned by critics who say the hiring represents a conflict of interest and a misuse of funds that could be better spent on helping overworked and underpaid social workers.

Read More

Toyota's top female executive arrested in Japan resigns

Updated: 07/01/2015 - Toyota says Julie Hamp, who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations, has resigned as managing officer. She was the most senior female executive ever at the Japanese automaker.

Read More

Gay marriage ruling faces political test in Kentucky

Posted: 06/29/2015 - The political fallout of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage will get its first test in Kentucky, one of the few conservative states where Democrats still control state government.

Read More

McConnell touts new trade deal in speech

Posted: 06/29/2015 - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is predicting the U.S. would register trade surpluses with countries lining up for the next global trade deal.

Read More

McConnell touts new trade deal in speech

Updated: 06/29/2015 - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is predicting the U.S. would register trade surpluses with countries lining up for the next global trade deal.

Read More

Supreme Court will re-hear Texas affirmative action

Posted: 06/29/2015 - The Supreme Court says it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that presages tighter limits on affirmative action in higher education.

Read More

Bevin uses marriage ruling to criticize Conway

Updated: 06/26/2015 - After the Supreme Court ruled all 50 states must allow same-sex marriages, Republican Matt Bevin used the decision to criticize Attorney General Jack Conway as the two men battle to be the next Kentucky governor.

Read More

Kentucky leaders react to gay marriage ruling

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states, Kentucky leaders are sharing their reactions.

Read More

Conway offers plan for job growth in Kentucky

Posted: 06/24/2015 - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jack Conway has released a jobs plan that includes promoting Kentucky's homegrown industries and expanding broadband access to rural areas lacking the links with high-speed Internet service.

Read More

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.