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  1. Multi-County High Speed Chase Ends In Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A high-speed chase that involved a 17-year-old and a several police ended in Pike County when he ran out of gas. The pursuit started in Boyd County.

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  2. Pharmacist charged with supplying pill mills in 2 statesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A Kentucky pharmacist is accused of making custom pills to supply to two pill mills in West Virginia and one in Virginia. The Charleston Gazette-Mail cites court documents that say Karl O'Dell met with the managers of an unnamed pain clinic with locations is Charleston, Raleigh County and Wytheville, Virginia, in late 2013 or early 2014.

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  3. Kentucky Power Offers Cooling Tips As Temperatures SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ASHLAND, Ky., The first week of summer is bringing a heat wave that has air conditioning units humming and fans turning as they try to beat the heat. Thousands of customers are faced with temperatures hovering around or above 90 degrees.

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  4. 3 Inmates Accused Of Bringing Heroin Into Boyd County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Three women are charged with bringing heroin into the Boyd County Detention Center after two inmates overdosed, court records show. Christy N. Queen, 28, of Argillite; Stephanie Proctor, 31, of Catlettsburg; and Jessica Breece, 29, of Ashland, all are charged with first-degree promoting contraband.

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  5. 6th food worker with hepatitis A in Kentucky countyRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Media outlets report that the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department said an employee who handled food at RJ Kahuna's restaurant on U.S. Highway 60 in Ashland was diagnosed with the disease Tuesday. Officials say the restaurant's employees will be required to get a vaccine before returning to work.

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  6. 6th Food Worker With Hep A In Kentucky CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Health officials say a sixth food worker in a northern Kentucky county has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Media outlets report that the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department said an employee who handled food at RJ Kahuna's restaurant on U.S. Highway 60 in Ashland was diagnosed with the disease Tuesday. Officials say the restaurant's employees will be required to get a vaccine before returning to work.

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  7. Woman Accused In Frankfort Murder ApprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    FRANKFORT, Ky Frankfort Police tell LEX 18 that Ashley Rene Jones, who is accused of stabbing Marcus Morris, was apprehended Wednesday night by Ashland Police. An arrest warrant was issued for Jones after Morris was stabbed on Monday.

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  8. Food worker at Kentucky store diagnosed with hepatitis ARead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    News outlets reported Monday the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is investigating a window of possible exposure to the liver disease from March 22 through April 7. WCHS-TV cites a statement from the department as saying the worker made food at the Ashland store during the infectious period. Officials say the store's employees are only allowed to work if they have received the vaccine.

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  9. Several Kentucky School Districts To Close For RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Kentucky teachers plan to ramp up their rallies in support of education funding and to preserve their retirement benefits, with more than a half-dozen school districts calling off classes Wednesday to allow their employees to converge on the state Capitol. The latest rally comes at a crucial time as lawmakers prepare for final negotiations on a new state budget, and as Republican Gov. Matt Bevin tries to revive a stalled bill to overhaul the state's public pension plans.

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  10. Hepatitis A Outbreak: Victims File A Lawsuit Against Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The complaint, filed by Hughes & Coleman Injury Lawyers, states that customers were exposed to Hepatitis A while dining at either of the two Waffle House restaurants in Boyd County between Feb. 12 and Feb. 28. A Waffle House food worker infected with Hepatitis A worked at both Waffle House locations in Boyd County. Anyone who dined at either Waffle House location during those dates was encouraged by a Public Health Advisory notice March 6 to obtain vaccination within 14 days after exposure as a safety measure.

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  11. L'Oreal To Use Ky. Landfill As Renewable Energy SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Daily Independent of Ashland reports that a new facility built by the end of the year at the Coalton landfill will process landfill gas into natural gas and sell it to L'Oreal. L'Oreal announced Thursday that Big Run Power Producers will break ground on the new processing facility this month.

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  12. L'Oreal to use Kentucky landfill as renewable energy sourceRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Daily Independent of Ashland reports that a new facility built by the end of the year at the Coalton landfill will process landfill gas into natural gas and sell it to L'Oreal. L'Oreal announced Thursday that Big Run Power Producers will break ground on the new processing facility this month.

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  13. Career Turn Took Kentucky Fan Keri Scaggs To Alaska But She Still Faithfully Follows Her CatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Keri Scaggs and her nephew with her friends from Alaska, Kendra and Jason Bowman, in Rupp Arena for the Georgia game on Dec. 31st. Keri Scaggs at a glacier in Alaska with friends visiting from LA who cannot understand her passion for UK sports.

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  14. Last of 4 inmates to escape Kentucky jail in December caughtRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The last of four inmates to escape a Kentucky detention center has been captured, nearly three weeks after breaking out. Chief Deputy Jamie Reihs of the Boyd County Sheriff's Department says Ashland police arrested 33-year-old Thomas Bentley on Wednesday after a short foot chase.

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  15. Fourth Boyd Co. Escapee ApprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ASHLAND, Ky Ashland Police say that the remaining Boyd County Detention Center escapee was apprehended Wednesday after a short foot pursuit on Armco Boulevard. According to the Police Department Facebook page, Thomas J. Bentley was apprehended in a wooded area.

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  16. Shooting Victim Arrested Next Day On Burglary ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ASHLAND, Ky. Police say a man who was the victim of a shooting Wednesday was arrested Thursday in connection with a burglary warrant in Greenup County.

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  17. Power company donates part of land back for animal shelterRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The 2-acre lot that will house the shelter in Boyd County is part of a piece of property that Kentucky Power purchased from the county for a new substation. The county requested that Ashland-based Kentucky Power and parent American Electric Power consider donating some of the property back for the shelter, and it was agreed.

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  18. Charles Manson's Troubled Past Started In Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Before he tragically ruined the lives of several innocent victims, Charles Manson got his troubled start right here in Kentucky. Born to an Ashland-native, Charles Manson spent the first few years of his life in downtown Ashland at his grandmother's home on Hilton Avenue. 15 comments

  19. Ky. Boy Runs Half Marathon To Send Christmas Joy To AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A young Kentucky boy is attempting to run a half marathon Sunday to help kids in around the world have a good Christmas. Ashland first-grader Jarek Compston told his mom he wanted to run a half marathon in order to give children in Africa Christmas gifts.

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  20. Warrant Issued In Murder Of Lexington MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Meghan Accord's body was found near the railroad tracks in the area of Loudon Avenue and Eastland Drive. She had been assaulted and her body dumped.

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