Stu Johnson, WEKU

Stu Johnson, WEKU

Prosecutors from across Kentucky were briefed Thursday on the state’s heroin problem through the eyes of representatives of crime lab, medical, drug recovery, and other government agencies.

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Water professionals from communities across Kentucky and Tennessee are meeting in Lexington this week. Officials from many of these towns are, like Lexington, involved in major sewer overhauls.

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The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes is this Saturday. Twelve horses will compete for the third leg of this year’s Triple Crown series. WEKU’s Stu Johnson has been wondering, “What will the horses be thinking in the gate, at the quarter, and down the stretch?”

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Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr says President Trump has the authority and prerogative to dismiss FBI Director James Comey.  

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  The Kentucky Senate is expected to vote on legislation that would prevent school athletes who suffer from concussion from returning to play too soon.

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The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved modifications in Kentucky's industrial hemp research program.  Proponents say the measure seeks to better align the state’s effort with federal research exemptions in the farm bill.

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Consideration of a substantial criminal justice reform measure will continue next week in the Kentucky senate.

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