Gov. Matt Bevin blames school shootings on phones, psychotropic drugs

by Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and Kentucky Education Association President Stephanie Winkler spoke to the media.Kentucky Attorney General’s office LEXINGTON — Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that efforts to prevent school shootings are laudable but do not address the root causes of the violence: children’s access to smart phones, video…

Kentucky cities say Bevin’s legal maneuver in pension case could bring financial ruin

by JACK BRAMMER, jbrammer@herald-leader.com –  FRANKFORT — The Kentucky League of Cities has asked to intervene in a lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s new pension law, citing concern that recent developments in the case could jeopardize another new law that gave local governments relief from ballooning pension costs. A hearing on the Lexington-based group’s concern is scheduled for…

Louisville airport agency broke Ky. ‘sunshine’ law in denying police records, Beshear rules

WDRB appealed in April after airport officials withheld copies of personnel files, including disciplinary records and separation letters, for two former officers. by Marcus Green –  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Louisville Regional Airport Authority violated the state’s open records law by denying public access to personnel files of airport police officers, Kentucky’s attorney general…

EKU School of Business maintains prestigious accreditation

RICHMOND, Ky. (June 25, 2018) — With its recent re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business has again earned a distinction that less than 7 percent of the world’s business programs can claim. The five-year re-accreditation covers baccalaureate degree programs in all majors – Accounting, Finance,…

Chronic medical conditions prevalent among Greater Cincinnati children, rates of asthma lower in NKY

Asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed chronic conditions among children in the Greater Cincinnati region, according to data collected through the 2017 Child Well-Being Survey. The survey asked parents and guardians whether a doctor or other health care provider said their child had one of five chronic conditions:…