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Monday | WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Hurt In Laurel County Accident Dies

Investigators say Harville was driving on Wyan Road last Tuesday around 8 p.m. when he lost control of his car, traveled nearly 40 yards and slammed head-on into a tree.

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Related Topix: Laurel County, KY, Lexington-Fayette, KY

Monday | Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington police think they know identity of driver who crashed into building, left puppy

Police continued to look for a man who crashed a car into a Lexington business Sunday night, and then ran off, leaving a small puppy inside the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Lexington-Fayette, KY

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Food insecurity in Kentucky remains above U.S. average, relief agency's study finds

Hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians continue to struggle with limited or uncertain access to enough food, according to new figures from the nation's top food-relief charity.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Oldham County, KY, University of Kentucky

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Rhodem E. Skaggs, Taylor County, KY

Rhodem E. Skaggs, Taylor County, KY He was a US Army veteran of World War II, and a recipient of the Purple Heart.

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Related Topix: Taylor County, KY, Marion County, KY, Green County, KY, Campbellsville, KY, Columbia, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lawmakers reach tentative agreement on road-building plan; hope to vote before midnight

House and Senate leaders reached a tentative agreement Tuesday morning on a two-year road-building plan for Kentucky in hopes of avoiding a special legislative session.

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Related Topix: Prestonsburg, KY, Eastern, KY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kentucky State Police

Lexington Man Charged With Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute

April 8, 2014, Detectives from the Kentucky State Police, Post 12, Frankfort and the Scott County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation involving the illegal trafficking of heroin in Scott and Fayette Counties.

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Related Topix: Scott County, KY, Frankfort, KY, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Gov. Beshear: New Rupp financing plan drops hotel tax, increases state aid to $80 million

Gov. Steve Beshear plans to meet with legislative leaders later on Monday to discuss a new financing plan for a renovated Rupp Arena and the attached convention center.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, University of Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington man accused of trafficking heroin in Scott and Fayette counties

A part-time resident of Lexington is suspected of trafficking heroin in Scott and Fayette counties, Kentucky State Police said in a release.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Scott County, KY, Frankfort, KY

The Star Online

Freida Downey, the vibrant Caped Condom Crusader

Freida Downey, aka Caped Condom Crusader, has a closet-ful of capes which she dons for her 'work' - Burberry plaid, pink and fluffy, silvery and shiny, chic, black-and-white houndstooth, you name it, she has it.

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Related Topix: Lexington-Fayette, KY, Lexington, KY, Human Sexuality

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: An advocate for the poor, Jack Burch will be missed

Jack Burch, who retired last year as executive director of the Community Action Council after 34 years, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at age 68 of lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Lexington-Fayette, KY, Family, Kids, Lexington, KY

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Man drowns after falling into private pond on Walnut Hill Road

A 22-year-old man died at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital on Sunday night after falling into a large private pond in Fayette County, authorities said.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

State to offer three alternatives for improving dangerous 'Y' intersection north of Wilmore

A line of vehicles, left, on Ky. 29, approaches the intersection with U.S. 68, foreground, north of Wilmore.

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Related Topix: Wilmore, KY, Jessamine County, KY, Lexington, KY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Caped Condom Crusader shares vibrant personality and information about HIV/AIDS

Self-proclaimed Caped Condom Crusader Freida Downey hands out condoms and promotes HIV testing as a Lexington-Fayette County Health Department volunteer.

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Related Topix: Lexington-Fayette, KY, Lexington, KY, Human Sexuality

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Upcoming candidate forums will help you learn about who's running

April 5: 9 a.m., state House of Representatives 76th District; 10:15 a.m., state House of Representatives 77th District; 11:45 a.m., U.S. House of Representatives 6th District; 12:30 p.m., Fayette County judge-executive; 1:15-2:30 p.m., Urban County Council at-large, group 1; 3-4:15 p.m., Urban County Council at-large, group 2. April 6: Urban ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Lexington, KY

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WKYT

A closer look at the Christina Marcum verdict

WKYT had some questions regarding the guilty verdict jurors handed down in the murder trial of Christina Marcum.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WKYT

Fayette Co. tentative high school graduation dates released

Fayette County Public Schools has set a tentative schedule for its 2014 high school graduations, pending any further calendar issues with the lingering wintry weather.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate panel approves slightly slimmer version of state road-building plan

Loads of rock were removed as work on section 2B of the Clays Mill Road improvement project continued Monday in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Eastern, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Liberty Road, KY

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Former head of Lexington company serving disabled people arrested on fraud charges

On March 4, a Fayette County grand jury charged Cheron L. Miller, 35, with four counts of second-degree forgery and one count of defrauding the Kentucky Medicaid program Cheron L. Miller, 35, the former executive director of Support Source, is accused of getting a fake diploma and falsifying her credentials on forms that were submitted to the state ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Healthcare Law, Law, Nicholasville, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Mayor Gray says he will keep fighting for Rupp Arena renovation funding

Designs released February 10, 2014 show the renovations of Rupp Arena and the Lexington Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Moveable Feast one of several local charities that may lose city funding

The good news is that the agency has contracted with the Kentucky Department of Health, HIV branch, to offer private in-home counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , HIV/AIDS, Health, Lexington, KY, Lexington-Fayette, KY

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