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  1. Fire Damages Kentucky Center For The Arts In LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It is unclear how much damage was left behind after a fire broke out at the Kentucky Center for the Arts on Wednesday. According to WAVE 3 News, just after 2 p.m. a contractor was working to repair the roof when sparks from a metal grinder ignited the insulation.

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  2. UK Basketball Team Meets Triple Crown Winner, JustifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Two of Kentucky's favorite past-times came together on Wednesday. The UK Basketball team made a visit to Churchill Downs to meet with the 13th Triple Crown Winner, Justify.

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  3. Feds To Study Expansion Of Whitewater Rafting At Breaks ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to study the possibility of expanding whitewater rafting season at Breaks Interstate Park. McConnell said in a statement that he requested the study in an effort to increase tourism opportunities in the area and boost the economy.

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  4. Catching a BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    After days of stormy and muggy conditions, we are finally catching a break! A cold front that tracked through last night brought the last round of storms for a few days. Some "drier" air will begin to work in throughout the day.

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  5. Man Accused Of Voyeurism At Fayette MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    An arrest warrant states back in April, 22-year-old Quary Baker was at the Macy's in Fayette Mall. Surveillance video showed him using his cell phone, reaching under the victim's dress, and trying to take a picture.

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  6. Snapchat Snafu: Alleged Drug Dealer Leads Clients To PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A suspected Kentucky drug dealer likely tanked his reviews after police say a wrong phone number posted on Snapchat led clients straight to police. The Gleaner cites a Morganfield police release that says an officer received calls and texts Sunday from someone seeking to buy marijuana from a person called "Dunk."

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  7. Firefighters Rescue Kitten Trapped In CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Henderson Fire Department says their crew was approached around 7 a.m. by the Wagner family, who found a kitten that had crawled into the front end of a car and gotten itself stuck. They immediately got to work and with the help of Mr. Wagner, they were able to disassemble the front of the engine compartment and free the kitten.

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  8. Death Investigation Underway After Floyd Co. Inmate DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    PRESTONSBURG, Ky A death investigation is underway after an inmate at the Floyd County Detention Center died Tuesday afternoon. KSP said that they are investigating the possibility that the inmate's death was the result of a fight, but that has not been confirmed.

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  9. Repairs complete at Jenny Wiley AmphitheaterRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A statement from the agency says a reopening ceremony is planned Thursday for the Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Amphitheater in Prestonsburg. The amphitheater was closed in January due to safety concerns.

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  10. Several Watch Live Drawing For Elk PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It was the first live drawing and only 710 names were chosen out of nearly 80,000 applicants. Kentucky has quickly become one of the best places in the country to hunt elk.

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  11. Mountain Arts Center To Hold Reveal For Elk Hunting TagsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    FLOYD COUNTY, Ky A record number of hunters from as far away as Alaska and Hawaii are trying to get their hands on one of the most coveted hunting tags in North America. Thousands of big game hunters have submitted applications each year to get their shot at hunting the largest Elk herd east of the Rocky Mountain.

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  12. Floyd County Real Estate Developer Sentenced In Bank FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A Prestonsburg real estate developer who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud has been ordered to pay restitution, but will escape jail time. Paul Fannin appeared for sentencing last week, but his judgment was only entered today.

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  13. Former Prestonsburg Mayor Enters Alford PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    EKB News reports that Fannin entered the plea, which is not an admission of guilt, only an acknowledgment that there was enough evidence to convict him. Fannin was charged with one count of theft for diverting city money and services to the now-defunct East Kentucky Drillers football franchise in 2013, while he was mayor.

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  14. Former Prestonsburg Mayor To Enter Alford PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Former Prestonsburg Mayor Jerry Fannin has asked to enter an Alford plea to a federal theft charge with a deal that is likely to result in no jail time. EKB reports that his attorney, Ned Pillersdorf, filed a motion for re-arraignment, in order to allow his client to enter an Alford plea.

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  15. Country Duo Sundy Best Announces Break UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The group, best known for their hit single "Home," have been a staple in the country music scene in Kentucky. You could catch them at UK Football games and performing around town.

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  16. 60 Year Anniversary Of Floyd Co. Bus CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    FLOYD COUNTY, Ky Wednesday marked six decades since one of the deadliest bus crashes in our country's history occurred in Floyd County. Twenty-six students and the bus driver died when bus number 27 crashed in the Big Sandy River in Prestonsburg.

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  17. Prestonsburg Municipal Building Evacuated After Gas LeakRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Residents who need either police or fire should contact Kentucky State Police at 433-7711. 911 calls will also be routed through Kentucky State Police.

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  18. Beshear chooses former prosecutor to join AG's staffRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Attorney General Andy Beshear says he has selected former commonwealth's attorney Tom Lockridge to serve as a resource officer focusing on the handling of DUI and impaired driving cases. Lockridge is a former commonwealth's attorney for Garrard and Jessamine counties.

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  19. Beshear Choose Ex-Prosecutor To Join AG's StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Attorney General Andy Beshear says he has selected former commonwealth's attorney Tom Lockridge to serve as a resource officer focusing on the handling of DUI and impaired driving cases. Lockridge is a former commonwealth's attorney for Garrard and Jessamine counties.

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  20. Commission announces 3 nominees for Court of Appeals postRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Kentucky's Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the names of three nominees for an upcoming vacancy on the state's Court of Appeals. The commission says the judicial seat for a district covering 22 eastern Kentucky counties will become vacant when Judge Janet L. Stumbo retires Dec. 31. The names of the commission's three nominees will be submitted to Gov. Matt Bevin.

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