Stu Johnson (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

Stu Johnson is a reporter/producer at WEKU in Lexington, Kentucky.

stu.johnson@eku.edu

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Close to a hundred teachers gathered at Keeneland on Tuesday for a financial literacy workshop. The day long program was designed to help educators K through 12 incorporate more financial literacy instruction in the classroom as required by a new state law.

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  A pilot program in the Bluegrass is working to get a Kentucky dietary staples in the hands of those who need it most.  It’s happening with the help of a $30,000 grant from the Dairy Alliance.

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A pilot program in the Bluegrass is working to get a Kentucky dietary staples in the hands of those who need it most.  It’s happening with the help of a $30,000 grant from the Dairy Alliance.

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The Council on Postsecondary Education presidential search committee will continue its work Thursday to find a replacement for Bob King who is retiring this summer.  King took over the reins of the statewide university governing organization in 2009.  

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A veteran Kentucky political observer expects the fall congressional race between incumbent Andy Barr and first-time candidate Amy McGrath to be competitive.

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Eastern Kentucky University athletics and Adidas are entering into a multi-year partnership. The Portland Oregon-based firm will be the official athletic brand of the Colonels.

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Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Director Chauncey Morris anticipates his industry will ultimately be asked to justify tax breaks benefiting horse farms. He said that could happen in a special legislative session.

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Kentucky beef producers are participating in a new program this spring aimed at putting local meat in local groceries.

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With the Kentucky Derby less than two weeks away and the summer travel season approaching, state tourism officials are in full advertising mode right now.  Those in tourism stress the economic gains seen through increased tourist numbers.

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Three Democrats competing for a chance to flip a Kentucky congressional seat found common ground on policy issues, but their televised debate turned testy when one candidate brought up a rival's status as a newcomer to the district.

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