Stu Johnson (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

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

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Latino students at Eastern Kentucky University led what they called a “unity rally” Thursday afternoon on the Richmond campus.

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Varying opinions are being expressed by Eastern Kentucky University students regarding President Trump’s political rally this weekend.


The state’s first flu-related death for the new influenza season has occurred in Lexington.

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Health officials are urging the community to get a hepatitis A vaccine.


A Colorado criminology professor says sexual misconduct on a college campus is not limited to male perpetrators.  

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A state transportation official says 2019 is expected to see a three-fold increase in the number of bridge rehabilitation and replacements in Kentucky. 

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A $2 million federal grant is coming to Lexington to help battle the opioid problem in the central Kentucky community.

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Governor Matt Bevin believes portions of Thursday’s Kentucky Supreme Court hearing on the new pension reform law were, “not on the matters that really are of importance.”

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University administrators, government leaders at the state and federal levels, along with many medical scientists today recognized the opening of the University of Kentucky’s multidisciplinary research building.  Efforts are well underway to recruit internationally known researchers to work in the $265 million facility in Lexington.

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The University of Kentucky will use a $4 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and Office of Naval Research to better determine optimal physical and mental fitness of elite military members.