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Alex King

Alex King joined the ABC 36 News team in June 2019 as a Multimedia journalist. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a Northern Kentucky University 2017 Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media and Broadcasting and a minor in Journalism. She is a fur mom of an English Bulldog named Atlas. When she’s not at work you can find her going to the gym, dog park and spending time with her family and boyfriend. If you have any story ideas, you can contact Alex on Facebook: AlexKingWTVQ, on Twitter: AlexKingNEWS or through email: aking@wtvq.com.

Earth Day: Renewable energy at local solar farm

On this Earth Day, a Kentucky solar power co-op says it's seeing a bigger interest in renewable energy.

Group launches mobile drug recovery services, program

Mobile service coming to Lexington

Groundbreaking is the first step towards inclusive community

A new apartment complex broke ground today in Lexington, but this isn't a fancy, new luxury housing.

Volunteers back at CHI Saint Joseph Health

It's national volunteer week, so to honor those who serve,  Saint Joseph Health welcomed them back for the first time in over a year.

UPDATE: Couple charged in Montgomery animal rescue case

Charge could mean three to 12 months in jail and $500 fine.

High school students strike for better jobs

A group of Lexington students are speaking out about something many of them don't even have yet, jobs.

Roundtable discussion with local restaurants

Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles was in Lexington Tuesday, talking to restaurant owners and chefs about the challenges they're facing.

Anti-abortion group stops at U.K.

An anti-abortion group called "Created Equal" is traveling to seven states to display graphic large signs of aborted babies.  

Plane that led airborne invasion on D-Day in Lexington

People can tour and go up in the Douglas C47 Skytrain Aircraft.

Easter Sunday might look different this year

The pandemic's impact can't be ignored, not even in church.

Drive-thru easter egg event lets people have fun and stay safe

Eastland Church of God hosted a drive-thru “Eggstravaganza” Saturday morning.

National Spring Cleaning Week tips from the experts

Many of us grew up with our parents and grandparents doing it, spring cleaning became a family tradition.

Ethan’s Rescue Report: Helping shelter animals

It takes most of us a long time to figure out our purpose. A Frankfort 8-year-old already knows his and he's already experienced failure too but he is not deterred, in fact, he's using social media to pursue his passion.

Kids receive free dental care from BCTC students

Oral health experts in Kentucky say the state has a chronic problem with poor oral health. Sometimes, it's because it's too expensive or hard to find a dentist.

Horse Park getting ready to open for main season

Another sign of a return to pre-virus activities, the Kentucky Horse Park will open for its main season Wednesday, March 31st.

Study: Majority want minimum wage increased

Even though a minimum wage increase was removed from the most recent COVID relief package, a new study from Amazon and market research firm IPSOS not surprisingly shows a majority of Americans think the wage should be increased, which hasn't happened since 2009.

Support continuing to pour in for flood victims

Flooding victims in Eastern Kentucky are entering their second week of clean up.

LexLive now open to the public

A project years in the making is finally open, project leaders cut the ribbon today on LexLive.

Officials warning: State under significant fire danger

The state is under significant fire danger, officials are warning people to avoid outside burning. Already struggling after flooding now, people have to worry about fire.

East Kentucky Dream Center is handing out hope

A faith-based non-profit that aims to help those across Eastern Kentucky is "handing out hope" to people trying to recover from flooding.