Regional & State

The monument has attracted protests for more than a year over whether it should be removed from courthouse property.
Calloway Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating after Confederate monument defaced
The decision came from U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty, of Louisiana’s western district, and applies to the entire country.
Health care worker vaccine mandate challenged by AG Cameron is blocked nationwide
The ruling is a preliminary win for Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who joined other states suing to block the mandate.
Judge blocks federal contractor vaccine mandate for KY, OH, TN
According to a 2020 poll by the Foundation For A Healthy Kentucky, 59% of Kentuckians support legalizing cannabis for adults and 90% support legalizing it for medical use.
Kentucky lawmaker proposes decriminalizing cannabis possession, use
The public will have about a week to see the maps — which have been drawn behind closed doors — before lawmakers expect to adopt them.
Ky. lawmakers plan to quickly pass redistricting maps
Rural households are paying an average of 5.2 percent more of their post-tax income because of inflation, compared to 3.5% of metropolitan households.
Inflation hurts rural households more than urban households
Booker, a former Democratic state representative, is trying to unseat Kentucky’s junior Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at the ballot box next year.
Charles Booker says state needs a ‘Ky. New Deal’
Kentucky tourism has slowly recovered, but industry advocates want a jump start of federal relief money to help market the state.
Kentucky tourism asks for $75 million to recover from pandemic
Sharron McClerkin serves as a presidential communications officer for the White House Communications Agency, facilitating communications with the president’s office at home and abroad. He assumed this role in 2018.
Western Ky. man reflects on career path to White House
Thanksgiving Day will offer some special holiday programs on WKU Public Radio.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with special holiday programs on public radio
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