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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
Clark County Neighbors Sue Over Zone Change
A group in Southern Clark County isn’t happy that some rural farm land has been rezoned for heavy industry so they filed a lawsuit. Video Video
Lexington Woman Found; Golden Alert Canceled
Patricia Ann Clarke was found safe over the weekend in Indianapolis.
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Possible Phone Scam
A spoofed caller I.D. alerts victim to hang up quickly.
Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation at UK
The university has sent several alerts urging people to stay clear of the area around the W.T. Young Library.
Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of World War II Casualty
Flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, July 29, in honor of a Kentucky Marine killed during World War II and whose remains were recently identified.
Parents Protect Daughters During Storm
Four trees fell on a Highland Park home, and the family who lives there was still inside. Video Video
Cool with Clouds - Monday
We're mostly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the mid 70's with an isolated shower possible. Video Video
Over $200,000 Raised for the Kentucky National Guard Memorial
Walmart and their associates raised $208,656.52 in support of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund.
NASA Awards Major Grant to Kentucky Engineers and Scientists for Space Research
The project, a collaboration with scientists and engineers from the University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University will take place aboard the International Space Station.
Weather A Challenge For Estill County Firefighters
Driving through the wind and rain made it a challenge for Estill County firefighters to get to a house fire on Sunday night. Video Video
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