Stu Johnson (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

Stu Johnson is a reporter/producer at WEKU in Lexington, Kentucky.

stu.johnson@eku.edu

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An education reform bill, a top of the Republican-led Kentucky senate is headed to the floor Friday.

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Update: The Associated Press has issued a correction to this story,  AP stated a bill would require the state's public schools to offer elective Bible classes, but the bill requires the Kentucky Board of Education to set administrative regulations about Bible classes, though local schools will decide whether to offer those classes.

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The heroin abuse problem in Kentucky is causing lawmakers to look for new ways to prevent sometimes deadly consequences of opioid use. 

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Veteran economist Chris Bollinger is predicting 2.2% economic growth across Kentucky in 2017.

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The Kentucky senate could vote on a resolution later today condemning the meeting of three white nationalist groups at an eastern Kentucky state park.

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General Assembly members reconvened at the state capitol Tuesday after just over a month break in this 30 day session.

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Kentucky's real estate market is at an all time high according to the state's association of realtors.

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Just a day after President Donald Trump’s announcement of a nominee for the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts visited Lexington. 

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President Donald Trump’s action to temporarily ban refugees and other immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries continues to prompt public response.

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University officials across Kentucky are beginning to develop tuition rates for the fall semester. Officials with the state’s higher education governing body are also gathering figures.

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