State News

Kentucky news from the Lexington Herald Leader newspaper in Central Kentucky.
  1. Controversial Trump CIA nominee's interest in Kentucky basketball used to promote her

    To help counter criticism that Trump's polarizing nominee for CIA chief was the "head cheerleader of waterboarding," the agency is touting her personal interests, including a love of University of … Click to Continue »
  2. Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

    The latest stop in the national movement seeking higher teacher pay and better education funding is Arizona, where tens of thousands of teachers have voted to walk off the job … Click to Continue »
  3. Health commissioner: Hepatitis outbreak no reason to stay away from Kentucky Derby

    Kentucky's acting public health commissioner on Friday issued a statement saying "it is safe to travel to Kentucky and it is safe to attend the Kentucky Derby." A day earlier, … Click to Continue »
  4. Interim Louisville president retained as health affairs head

    The University of Louisville's interim president was passed over for the permanent position but has received a $100,000 bonus for his leadership during a tumultuous time for the Kentucky school. … Click to Continue »
  5. State says 3 have died in Kentucky hepatitis A outbreak

    Kentucky officials say three deaths have now been reported in a hepatitis A outbreak in six counties. The number was released Friday, along with a total number of cases of … Click to Continue »

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