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Bobbi McSwine joined the ABC 36 News Team in March 2020. She started as a Web Content Producer in November 2019. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL, known to many as the “Windy City.” She studied journalism at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. While in school, she had a number of internships ranging from Free Spirit Media, ABC 7 Chicago and Illinois Public Media. She fell in love with writing in high school and paired that with a newfound passion for storytelling in college. She misses her hometown, but she loves the horses and rich history in Lexington. When she’s not working, she’s probably listening to music or binge-watching Netflix. She’s always looking to get to know more people in Central Kentucky, so feel free to shoot her a message on Facebook @BobbiWTVQ, follow her on Twitter @McSwineB_News, or send her an email at bmcswine@wtvq.com.

Lee County schools mourn deaths of three employees

Three beloved Lee County school employees have died from COVID-19.

KY professors on Afghanistan: stress global understanding

Two Kentucky professors give their perspective with expertise on a complex situation with a long history.

10th annual hunger walk to raise awareness about food insecurity in Eastern KY

It's the 10th year the Christian Appalachian Project has hosted the hunger walk.

“It is an inexcusable decision.” Beshear continues urging masking in schools

Beshear says every school district should require universal masking.

Chemical stockpile depleting, but KY crews still prepared for disaster

Emergency crews in Madison County hosting their annual chemical emergency drill.

UPDATE: ADU ordinance moves to full council

Lexington lawmakers haven't considered ‘Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, since 2019.

Kentucky coroners grapple with COVID-19-related deaths

The pandemic has put many coroners in an uncomfortable position when it comes to death certificates.

KY House and Senate pass education bill, more bills in final day

State lawmakers passed an education bill, removing the mask mandate in public schools.

UPDATE: Man indicted for capital murder in couple’s shooting death

The Man remains in jail on $5 million bond.

Education bills eliminating KY school mask mandate advance committees

Two bills eliminating masking in KY public schools advance House and Senate committees.

First day of special session in Frankfort

Tuesday, state lawmakers reconvened in Frankfort for day one of the special session.

Federal medical team helps overworked hospital workers in Morehead

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) - Monday marked the first full clinical day a federal medical team is helping overworked doctors and nurses at St. Claire...

Nicholasville nurse uses baking to cope with pandemic, bring joy to others

After working as a travel nurse for years, a Nicholasville woman shares how she coped with the pandemic.

‘Uber for kids:” Lexington mother helps busy parents and busy kids

A Lexington mother is helping take some of the hassle of raising busy kids off of parents.

First store to sell KY lottery ticket closing its doors

Lexington's Dairy Mart was the first to sell a Kentucky lottery ticket in 1989.

Senate president talks vaccine incentives and improved communication with governor

Robert Stivers introduced new coronavirus vaccine incentives in his hometown of Manchester in Clay County.

KY doctors debunk popular COVID-19 theories

The KY Chamber of Commerce invited doctors from across the state to debunk theories.

Wolfe County devastated by flood water; family’s home destroyed

Hear from those dealing with the aftermath of a devastating flood in Wolfe County.

Lexington health experts say more kids are getting COVID, possible spike ahead

They said it's a problem only expected to get worse as the fall approaches.