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Kentucky ranks 13th lowest for state tax collections per capita

Kentucky finished 38th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Glasgow ranks the poorest of Kentucky towns, study finds

Glasgow was ranked the poorest town in Kentucky in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: University of Kentucky ranks 147th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 147th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Kentucky ranks 25th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 25th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Kentucky ranks 33rd in hospital safety analysis

Kentucky finished 33rd in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Kentucky ranks 57th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 57th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

McCreary County ranks the poorest of Kentucky counties, study finds

McCreary County was ranked the poorest county in Kentucky in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Oldham County has fastest growing local economy in Kentucky

Oldham County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kentucky in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Kentucky ranks 71st best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 71st in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Kentucky, study finds

Walmart employs 28,862 workers in Kentucky, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Kentucky ranks 20th best for library studies, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 20th in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Kentucky ranks 27th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Kentucky finished 27th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Kentucky finishes 40th on best state ranking

Kentucky was ranked the 40th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Kentucky rank 30th highest in nation

The average Kentucky teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $53,434, the 30th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Kenton County posts 59th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 416 properties in Kenton County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 59th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Kentucky's engineering program ranks 95th best in the nation, study finds

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 95th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

2 Fred’s stores to close in Kentucky

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including two stores in Kentucky, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

Analysis: Louisville area posts 77th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 731 properties in the Louisville area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 77th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Kentucky posts 35th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,417 properties in Kentucky started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 35th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Kentucky medical school ranks 74th best for primary care in the nation

University of Kentucky finished in a tie for 74th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

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