PHILADELPHIA – Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes, rocked the main stage in Philadelphia on night two of the Democratic National Convention. Grimes...
LEXINGTON – Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul told a gathering in Lexington on Wednesday that he believes that his race against Democratic nominee Jim...
PIKEVILLE – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray unveiled a four-point plan on Tuesday in Pikeville to help invigorate the coal industry and revitalize...
PHILADELPHIA – The Kentucky delegates are all settled in the city of brotherly love and began their first morning at the Democratic National Convention...
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Franklin circuit court judge grants an injunction on Gov Bevin's executive orders restructuring UofL board
07/29/2016 12:11 PM
FRANKFORT- Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled in favor of Attorney General Andy Beshear on Friday. Beshear requested a temporary injunction on Gov. Matt Bevin’s executive orders abolishing and recreating the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. The order reads in part, “this case raises an issue of first impression regarding whether the Governor’s reorganization power codified at KRS 12.028 empowers him to unilaterally abolish and recreate a board of trustees of a state university.” Bevin’s newly appointed replacement board... Read more
07/28/2016 07:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA – It is the final day of the Democratic National Convention, and after four days it seems that the party is finally uniting behind Hillary Clinton. Most of the speakers at the Kentucky delegation’s last breakfast together Thursday Morning urged the delegation to support Clinton in November. One speaker, however, had a different message. Actor Kendrick Sampson, who had supported Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, told them to pay attention between now and November. “I get... Read more
07/28/2016 12:12 PM
UofL Board of Trustees Chairman Junior Bridgeman announced Thursday night that Executive Vice President & Provost Dr. Neville Pinto will serve as Interim President while the Board searches for a new President. Dr. Pinto was appointed Interim Executive Vice President & Provost of UofL in October of 2015 before having being named to the position permanently in March of 2016. Prior to his appointment as Provost Dr Pinto had served as dean of the engineering school and professor... Read more
07/27/2016 11:30 PM
During a seven hour meeting Wednesday, the University of Louisville Board of Trustees decided to accept the resignation of President James Ramsey, effective immediately. Ramsey will be paid $690k in the process. Ramsey had initially asked to maintain his role of President for the upcoming school year as the board searches for a new President. But it’s unclear what, if any, of Ramsey’s requests the board agreed to honor. This is the third time the trustees have met since Governor Matt Bevin... Read more
07/27/2016 07:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA – Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes, rocked the main stage in Philadelphia on night two of the Democratic National Convention. Grimes got the crowd on their feet as she fired them up ahead of the historic roll call vote that would officially make Hillary Clinton the first female to be nominated for president by a major political party. The Kentucky delegation was in the crowd cheering on Grimes, including her mother Charlotte Lundergan who is serving as... Read more
07/27/2016 06:41 PM
PIKEVILLE – A statue honoring former Gov. Paul Patton was unveiled on Tuesday in downtown Pikeville. The 9-foot bronze statue, which honors Pike counties most famous citizen,who also served as Pike County judge executive, is located in front of the iconic 99 steps which lead up to the University of Pikeville where Patton is current chancellor and earlier served as president. The $70,000 cost of the statue was raised through private contributions. The 79-year-old Patton, who attended the ceremony, was the first Kentucky... Read more
07/27/2016 06:37 PM
LEXINGTON – Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul told a gathering in Lexington on Wednesday that he believes that his race against Democratic nominee Jim Gray is all about who will do a better job of protecting Kentucky’s citizens from burdensome government intrusion. Paul, has spent the last 2 weeks crisscrossing the state putting on numerous town hall meetings where he presents voters with his views on a variety of subjects before taking questions from those in attendance. He emphasized the importance of... Read more
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