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Kentucky Outlook

Kentucky Outlook

Kentucky Outlook goes beyond the thirty-second sound bite to give a story the time it deserves. Hosted by Emmy Award winner Barbara Deeb, Kentucky Outlook offers compelling and informative insight into issues that affect us all.

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WKU's Gatton Academy Ranked #1 for Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science has been named the number one high school in the nation by The Daily Beast

The Gatton Academy, located ...

Kentucky Gets $20 Million Grant for Energy Study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky to new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.


McConnell, Grimes Spar at Owensboro Picnic

One of the nation’s most closely watched political horse races played out in Owensboro Tuesday.  Kentucky’s U.S. Senate nominees met at the Red, White, and Blue Picnic on the lawn of the Davie...

Hundreds of Military Personnel in Kentucky To Benefit From Settlement With Lender

 Nearly 230 Kentucky servicemembers will share $1.2 million dollars in debt relief as part of a settlement reached Tuesday with a financial company, accused of using deceptive lending practice...

Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies Bolster Weaponry Via Federal Program

Kentucky law enforcement agencies have received armored cars, aircraft, thousands of automatic weapons and more from a controversial U.S. military equipment transfer program that has been under fir...