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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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14 min ago | WKYT

Lexington police looking for Circle K robber

Police said the robbery happened just after 11 p.m. at the Circle K gas station on Buckhorn Drive.

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14 min ago | WKYT

Dual lightning strikes in Lexington due to storms

Lightning struck a home on Parker's Mill Road around 1 a.m., and 20 minutes before that lightning hit another home on Roswell Drive.

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3 hrs ago | WHAS11

Ohio County native wins Miss Kentucky

JUNE 28: The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara on display in the Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration exhibition which forms part of the summer opening of Buckingham Palace on June 28, 2012 in London, England.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky set to license pastoral counselors to provide faith-based mental health services

For nearly 20 years, Glenn D. Williams has been a professional Christian mental health counselor, helping people with problems such as marital difficulties, addictions and depression.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Shootings reported outside of Lexington nightspots; no one injured

Lexington police are investigating two shootings that occurred early Sunday, including one in which a man fleeing the scene nearly hit an officer.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

KY Plant makes the most Post-Its in the world

As Louisville has made its way to the ACC over the last three decades, the Cards have been led by four outstanding football coaches.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Book pays tribute to Lexington architect's contemporary-style homes

This 1960 construction photo shows a house Richard Isenhour designed and built on Jesselin Drive.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Best bets for week of July 14

Architect Larry Isenhour has written a book about the nearly 100 contemporary-style homes his father, architect and builder Richard Isenhour, built in Lexington between the 1950s and 1970s.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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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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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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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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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