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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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Conservative-Leaning Appeals Panel Will Hear Kentucky's Gay Marriage Case

Kentucky’s gay marriage case will go before a GOP-leaning panel next month.  The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati is made up of two Republican appointees and one Democratic.&nbs..


Annual Ford Dinner to Celebrate 90th Birthday

The annual Wendell Ford dinner that honors the longtime Kentucky political leader will be held as scheduled Thursday night at a hotel in Louisville.

This year's event will celebrate Ford's 90th birt...

Soldiers Deploying From Ft. Campbell

Soldiers from two 101st Airborne Division Brigades from Fort Campbell and from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, will deploy to Afghanistan. The deployment will includ...

Murray Mulls Role In Maintaining Downtown Buildings Amid Collapses, Fire

The mayor of Murray says even before Wednesday morning’s downtown fire, the city was working to define its role in maintaining buildings there. The fire damaged three businesses and prompted tempor...

Beshear Says Mountain Parkway Expansion Still Possible, Despite Highway Trust Fund Problems

Gov. Steve Beshear says that despite a lagging federal response to fixing the insolvent Federal Highway Trust Fund, the state will still pursue an expansion of Eastern Kentucky’s Mountain Parkway.