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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Eastern Kentucky University will apply with the state of Kentucky to make its Model Lab School a new charter school. EKU’s Board of Regents also took action Wednesday to freeze the university’s tuition for a year.

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 Residents of Lexington and Fayette County will soon have a new option for cable television, Internet and even telephone service.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington, Facebook

Officials with the Kentucky Court Appointed Special Advocates organization are seeking new volunteers to help abused and neglected children find safe permanent homes. 

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A Lexington behavioral health expert believes last weekend's mass shooting at a Texas church serves to exemplify the problems associated with domestic violence.

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A Lexington lawmaker said published reports of a settlement by Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover over sexual harassment allegations reflects a legislative culture that doesn’t fully understand the economic power and weight of women. 

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Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education is expected to vote Friday on recommended funding to support higher education institutions over the next two years.  That biennial request will go to the governor, legislative leaders, and the state budget office.

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A central Kentucky church pastor believes Martin Luther’s 95 theses, offered 500 years ago, still have implications in today’s society. 

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The leader of the Democratic minority in Kentucky’s House of Representatives is not convinced a special legislative session is the best way to go in working to solve public pension problems.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Teachers, retired educators, classified school workers, and administrators rallied in last week against proposed pension reforms. 

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State and local dignitaries in government, education, and business helped formally recognize Toyota’s new Production Engineering and Manufacturing Center in Scott County. 

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