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Lexington, Kentucky is located in Fayette County. Zip codes in Lexington, KY include 40533, 40513, and 40576. The median home price in Lexington is $169,900 which is roughly $131/per square foot.

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4 hrs ago | WKYT

Peace walks begin to end violence in Lexington

The first of four peace walks started on Saturday afternoon. They will continue to be held in the upcoming weeks in an effort to get rid of the violence that's plagued the city of Lexington recently.

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6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

1st of 4 peace marches aims to combat violence in Lexington

The first of four peace walks will occur from 6-8 p.m. Saturday night. The walk begins at Duncan Park.

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13 hrs ago | American Quarter Horse Journal

American Quarter Horse Named Horse of Honor

The American Quarter Horse breed is recognized as a "Horse of Honor" at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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17 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

CU Chair, Dr. Joseph L. Owens, issues statement on KBC relations

CU Chair, Dr. Joseph L. Owens, issues statement on KBC relations The following statement has been issued by Dr. Joseph L. Owens, chair of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees and pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky., in response to a statement issued by the Kentucky Baptist Convention late Friday afternoon: 'Campbellsville ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WKYT

Firefighters: Volleyball caused water leak on Memorial Coliseum floor

Lexington firefighters say water from a sprinkler head caused a big mess on the floor of Memorial Coliseum Friday night.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Trial of teen charged with killing Lexington gas station attendant isn't expected for a year

Bredhold's attorney, public defender Joanne Lynch, told Fayette Circuit Judge Ernesto Scorsone on Friday that September 2015 would be the "absolute earliest" her office can be ready to try the case.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Robert Markham Taylor could face death penalty if convicted of murder in Alex Johnson case

Robert Markham Taylor could face the death penalty if convicted in the murder of Lexington's Alex Johnson late last year.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington mayor will allow police to drive cruisers for personal use; union criticizes move

Mayor Jim Gray announced Friday that he would temporarily allow police officers to drive cruisers for personal use at no cost.

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WKYT

Lexington mayor to allow police cruisers for personal use

Vowing he would not let the cost of a tank of gas get in the way of public safety, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray signed an executive order that will temporarily allow police officers to drive their cruisers for personal use at no cost to the officers.

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WKYT

Beetles blamed for wiping out ash trees

The Courier-Journal reports that from Lexington to Louisville and north to Cincinnati, ash trees are being wiped out from rural landscapes, parks, subdivisions and urban corridors.

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Business Journal

The Bluegrass Sports Commission | Lexington, KY

The Bluegrass Sports Commission, based in Lexington, Ky., seek a full-time Executive Director.

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WKYT

Death penalty sought for Lexington kidnapping and murder suspect

Mark Taylor and Timothy Ballard appeared in court Friday morning. Police say the men lured Alex Johnson into their car back in December, beat him to death and dumped his body in the Kentucky River.

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American Thinker

Hot Times in the City?

Climate Central has an interactive feature at the Huffington Post allowing Americans to determine "How Hot Will Summer Be In Your City In 2100?" Summer high temperatures were calculated for 1,001 U.S. cities with 1986-2005 data from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette County parents express concerns about redistricting at second public forum

Background: More than 100 people attended the second public forum on redrawing Fayette County school attendance zones Thursday night at Lafayette High School.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Car hits moped at Winchester Road and Walton Avenue

Lexington police Officer William Bellomy said the man was traveling in an outbound lane of Winchester Road when he was hit by a red Ford Mustang at the intersection of Winchester Road and Walton Avenue.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Weekender, LexGo editor: It's been great, but it's time to move on

This edition of Weekender is the last I will oversee. After 91/2 years editing this Lexington institution - and nearly 17 years at the Herald-Leader - I am leaving to take an exciting new position outside journalism.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Four marches planned in Lexington to 'take back our community' after shootings

Anita Franklin, the mother of Antonio Franklin, has joined forces with Lexington police Sgt.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Judge tells defendant not to 'play games with the court,' sentences him to 30 years for murder

The third of four defendants in a 2012 Lexington murder case was sentenced Thursday in Fayette Circuit Court, but not before he tried to take back his guilty plea.

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WKYT

Mercer County teen shot while playing video game

The Mercer County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a possible shooting in Burgin on Tuesday night.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's Fanged Robot to play at Bunbury Music Festival

It's nothing for active members of any community music scene to juggle duties in multiple artistic projects.

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