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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
Partly/Mostly Cloudy. Isolated Shower - Friday & Easter Weekend Forecast
Look for a mix of clouds and sun with an isolated shower possible this afternoon. Highs are expected in the upper 60s with a much warmer Easter Weekend ahead! Video Video
2 Brothers Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children
Two brothers were found guilty by a Lincoln County jury Thursday for engaging in sexual acts with children under the age of 12.
Mason Elementary Put on Temporary Lockdown
An elementary school in Scott County was put on lock down Friday afternoon after a teacher thought she heard gunfire, according to officials.
3 More Stores Headed to Fayette Mall
On Friday, Fayette Mall announced three additional shops that will take the place of the old Sears store in the center of the building.
Lee Officially Returning To UK For Sophomore Season
McDonald's All-American will be in Lexington for at least one more year.
UPDATE: Third Arrested in Commonwealth Stadium Car Fire
A third person has been arrested and charged with arson by University of Kentucky Police for allegedly starting a car on fire. Video Video
Lexington Houses Hit By Bullets
Two Lexington homes were hit by bullets in what witnesses said appeared to be a gun battle between two groups of people. Video Video
KSP To Hold Surplus Vehicle Auction
Kentucky State Police plan to hold a surplus vehicle auction in Frankfort next week.
Isolated Rain Friday, Yet Pleasant Temperatures Continue
A weakening cold front will move into Kentucky on Friday, yet only isolated rain showers are expected. Most of the region will have partly cloudy skies, with warming temperatures through Easter Weekend. Video Video
Arrests Made in Car Arson At Commonwealth Stadium
UK Police said they arrested two teenagers Thursday after a car arson prompted a crime bulletin on campus. Investigators said both are UK students. Video Video
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