Stu Johnson (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

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

stu.johnson@eku.edu

WEKU News

Some 30 police officers from three states along with their canine partners are going through various testing activities in Lexington.  It involves everything from tracking to criminal apprehension to explosives detection.

WEKU News

A fund raising event for presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump in Lexington has prompted a reaction from a diverse group of citizens, including remarks from a black pastor, a Muslim doctor, and a Latino businessman. 

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is urging lawmakers from 15 southern states including his own to be competent, capable, and bold.

Bevin offered his thoughts to participants at the 70th Southern Legislative Conference meeting in Lexington.

Donato Fiorentino

Since the United Kingdom ranks second as a destination for Kentucky exports, its decision to leave the European Union is expected to have some impact on some Kentucky businesses. 

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Governor Bevin’s plan to substantially change the state Medicaid program got another public review Wednesday. The third and final public hearing in Hazard attracted a room full of onlookers.

icactaskforce.org

Kentucky police agencies investigating crimes against children face a daunting task. It’s partly seen in the release of information through the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. 

Kentucky Retail Federation, via Facebook

A relatively small sample of Kentucky’s independent retailers shows mixed reviews when it comes to evaluating their local economies.

NOAA Paducah, weather.gov

Temperatures are expected to creep back into the 90’s Monday and that can mean a health risk for outdoor pets. That’s especially the case when humidity levels spike as well. 

Jim Gray for Kentucky / Facebook

Kentucky Democratic Senatorial candidate Jim Gray believes the U.S. congress should do more to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists. His statement comes following the nation’s worst mass shooting last weekend in Orlando. 

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The number of homeless across Kentucky is declining. That’s according to statistics released last week by the Kentucky Housing Corporation. The point-in-time figures for 118 counties refer to a count conducted last January. 

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