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Cool Schools
Lexington Teacher A Finalist For Microsoft Trip
Meghan Bottom is one of several finalists for the technology trip. Video Video
8th Graders Learn History By Living And Teaching It
The 8th graders at Simons Middle School in Flemingsburg reenact the Civil War for the 14th year. Video Video
Students Building Their Futures
Southside Tech's carpentry students are completing their final projects before heading out into the real world. Video Video

Local News Headlines
Habitat, Police Hold Event To Clean Up Neighborhoods
Lexington Police Department is joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a "We Care - Love Your Neighborhood" event.
Clearing Clouds & Showers - Thursday
A few spotty showers this mornig should clear by this afternoon. We're cooler & drier later today with highs in the upper 70's. Video Video
Protest In Downtown Lexington Over Fighting In Gaza
The fighting in Gaza inspired a protest Wednesday night in downtown Lexington, organized by the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice. Video Video
Rain And Storms Tonight, Yet Cooler For Thursday
A cold front will move through Kentucky tonight, bringing more rain chances. Cooler temperatures return for Thursday, with more sunshine by Thursday afternoon. Video Video
UPDATE: Downtown Richmond Fire Ruled Accidental
Firefighters said that a fire on July 8th in an historic section of downtown Richmond was an accident. Video Video
Traffic Alert: U.S. 25 Paving Work In Laurel Co. Begins Thursday
The state reminded drivers that a paving and milling project on U.S. 25 in Laurel County was scheduled to begin Thursday night.
Boil Water Advisory For Parts Of Owsley County
A boil water advisory was issued Wednesday, July 23, 2014, for customers in the Pebworth area of Owsley County, according to water officials.
Lexington Restaurant Week Returns For A Second Year
After a successful run in 2013, Lexington Restaurant Week is back for a second year. Video Video
Arrest Made In Elderly Man’s Death
A couple of weeks ago an elderly man was brutally beaten to death at his Lexington apartment on Appian Way. Video Video
Family Offers Reward In Nelson County Double Murder
Family members said their nightmare began three months ago when they got the call that their loved ones had been killed. They're now offering a reward in hopes of solving this case. Video Video
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