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  The board of Jefferson County Public Schools has unanimously passed a resolution that asks Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis to withdraw his request for the names of school employees who called in sick in recent weeks. Lewis said he won’t withdraw the request.

The school board held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the Kentucky Department of Education’s request for the district’s attendance records. 

 

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Protestors chanted on one side of the Eastern Bypass and supporters cheered on the other as President Donald J. Trump's motorcade pulled into Alumni Coliseum at Eastern Kentucky University.

It was a divide in evidence throughout the president's visit Saturday.

Biden Stumps For McGrath In Bath County

Oct 12, 2018
Stu Johnson

The cheering out of the Bath County High School gym on Friday afternoon sounded like there was a nail-biter of a basketball game going on inside. 

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Eastern Kentucky University's Director of Public Safety Brian Makinen said it’s difficult to say just how big the crowds may become as thousands flock to Richmond Saturday to hear President Donald J. Trump.

President Trump To Hold Rally At EKU

Oct 6, 2018
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President Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum on Saturday, Oct. 13.

EKU President Michael Benson sent a campus-wide email on Friday night to announce the event. Benson said this is the first time a sitting president has visited the Richmond campus.

Trump Touts Coal Industry Comeback At W. VA. Rally

Aug 22, 2018
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Hours after the head of the EPA unveiled a more industry-friendly version of power plant regulations, President Trump used a rally in West Virginia to claim that his policies have revitalized the coal industry.

 “And it is really happening. We are back. The coal industry is back,” Trump told the clapping and cheering crowd. 

But industry statistics reveal a muted job recovery in coal, at best.

Stu Johnson

Hundreds of people gathered in Lexington’s Courthouse Square Monday evening to remember those who died in Charlottesville Virginia this past weekend in connection with a white supremacists’ rally.  


President Trump To Hold Rally In Louisville Next Week

Mar 13, 2017

President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Louisville next Monday. The announcement comes days after Vice President Mike Pence visited the city as he promoted the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

The White House has been putting pressure on conservative lawmakers like U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who oppose the repeal and replace plan.

Notice of the event was sent out by Trump’s campaign committee, not the White House. The rally will be the third campaign-style event Trump has held since his inauguration on Jan. 20.

John Hingsbergen

A crowd of at least a thousand gathered Sunday in downtown Lexington to show support for immigrants and refugees and disapproval of President Trump’s ban on travel from seven predominantly-Muslim nations.

The rally went forward despite a federal judge’s “stay” of the president’s executive order. It was organized by area high school and college students. It included remarks by representatives of the local religious and civil rights leaders and elected officials including 13th District State Senator Reggie Thomas.

Cheri Lawson

Thousands of women, men and children gathered for a rally and march in Lexington Saturday.  As WEKU’s Cheri Lawson reports, the afternoon event coincided with the national Women’s March on Washington.