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  1. Lexington's Pride Festival Is A Time To Celebrate, HealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Rainbow colors poured out into the streets of downtown Lexington on Saturday as thousands celebrated the annual Pride Festival. It comes just two weeks after a gunman shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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  2. Pulitzer Prize finalist's novel to be released in paperbackRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Being named as a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize in fiction came to no one's greater surprise than to Lexington author Margaret Verble, who didn't even know she had been nominated for her book "Maud's Line." Verble tells the Lexington Herald-Leader that being named a finalist has resulted in strong sales for the book - and media attention for herself that she describes as "disorienting."

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  3. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Richmond Police is hosting a car wash and raffle event to benefit 19-year-old Hunter Shean who suffers from Leukemia. The money raised will be given to Hunter's family to help pay for his medical bills and daily expenses.

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  4. Funeral Held For Former Kentuckian Killed In Orlando ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    DJ's family spent several years living in the Georgetown area before moving to Indiana. Last Saturday a crowd gathered in downtown Georgetown to honor Burt and the other 48 victims.

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  5. PGA: Greenbrier Classic Canceled Due To FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The PGA Tour says the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for next month has been canceled because of the devastating flooding in West Virginia. The tournament had been scheduled for July 7-10.

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  6. Man Killed In Lexington ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Police say they found a man who had been shot multiple times in the ally way near the apartments and a nearby store. Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world's largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty.

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  7. Capilouto's Contract Extended Through 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The University of Kentucky board of trustees has approved a three-year contract extension and a pay raise for president Eli Capilouto. The university announced Capilouto's base salary will increase to $790,000 per year from $535,000 per year.

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  8. Lexington Beams With Pride Following Orlando Nightclub MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Organizers of Lexington's Pride Festival, along with the Lexington Police Department, have devised a security plan in the wake of the Orlando night club shooting. Organizers of the event have spent months planning the event and do not plan to cancel due to the Orlando shooting.

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  9. Victim Of Deadly Overnight Shooting IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Police continue to investigate the shooting that took the life of 36-year-old Robert Warner who was found with multiple gunshot wounds near the Continental Square Apartments early Saturday morning. Officers say gunshots were heard around 2:45 a.m. in the area of the apartments, but by the time they arrived Warner was dead.

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  10. Cemetery Controversy Over City OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A protest was held in Boyle County on Saturday over the enforcement of a city ordinance centered around the Junction City Cemetery. The city ordinance was passed in 2014, but leaders of the protest told LEX 18's Evan Gorman it was only recently enforced, and they feel what is being done is wrong.

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  11. Celebratory Yet Somber Tone At Lexington's Pride FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The festival comes just two weeks after a gunman shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Leading up to Lexington's Pride festivities, organizers expected the largest crowd yet, and planned closely with police for extra security measures.

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  12. Teen Pierces Eye With JavelinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A teen pierced in the eye with a javelin after he tripped during a Portland track meet has been identified as a graduate of Hood River Valley High School and a member of the team that won the school's first state title. Hood River Valley track and field coach Donnie Herneisen told KGW-TV that the injured athlete is Parker Kennedy, who recently graduated from the school.

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  13. Man Killed In Laurel Co. ATV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Sheriff John Root said it happened on Rubin Ridge off Taylor School Road, approximately 8 miles east of London late Friday night. Investigators said a male subject left a relatives residence off Walter Eversole Road at approximately 9 p.m. on Friday night to ride his four wheeler.

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  14. Black Bear Cub Makes Brief Escape At Ohio ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A black bear cub scaled a 12-foot fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated. The Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the 7-month-old black cub named Joan, said zoo spokeswoman Patty Peters.

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  15. Ulis Introduced in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender.

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  16. Lane Closures Scheduled For New Circle Road FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday night on New Circle Road. The work is part of the widening and reconstruction project and will affect the following areas: Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world's largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty.

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  17. Major Crash Blocks Cherry Blossom Way In GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Crash reconstruction units are on scene. LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received.

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  18. Carnival Worker Charged With Rape Arrested In LawrenceburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A carnival worker wanted for rape is in jail, after deputies took him into custody Thursday night at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show. Sean Halper now faces aggravated sexual assault charges.

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  19. Northern Ky. Teenager Recovering After Being Bitten By Rabid FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    James Alford told LEX 18's Richard Essex that the worst part of rabies was not the bite, but the rabies shots that followed. The animal was hiding under a truck and latched himself to Alford's wrist for 15 minutes.

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  20. Lexington Man Invents Disinfecting Cash RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Money is filthy. Residue from all sorts of contaminants can be found on bills. Tests have shown everything from drugs to fecal matter on cash.

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