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Monday, July 26, 2021

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’80s fans tuning into Ashland man’s online radio channel

Boyd County native Mike Nelson has launched an online radio channel with an all '80s format that is gaining listeners worldwide.

2 dropped, but impeachment petitions remain against Beshear, Cameron, Goforth

Two impeachment petitions against Governor Andy Beshear are dismissed, but one is still pending after a decision by the House impeachment committee Friday.

Parole board: Convicted killer Karen Brown to serve life sentence

Karen Brown, convicted in the high-profile murder of Michael Turpin in 1986, will serve the remainder of her life sentence.

Man found shot in Lexington park

One person was shot Monday night at Meadowbrook Park in Lexington.

Lexington apartment fire leaves one person seriously injured

The fire broke out on Thursday morning and left one person with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Pandemic forcing KY moms out of the workforce

Two Kentucky mothers talk about leaving the workforce to care for their children during the Covid-19 pandemic.

First Kentuckians to get Covid-19 vaccine: no real side effects

First five health care workers to receive Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in the state talk about side effects, one week later.

UK students get a ‘clear’ option when it comes to communicating in class

The College of Communication and Information gave students a clear face mask to help them feel a bit more normal when giving their final presentations.

Teacher known as “Post-it Picasso” creates eye-popping display in Letcher County

Tyler Watts has earned the nickname "Post-it Picasso" for his use of Post-it Notes to create his attention-grabbing displays.

Free Christmas tree giveaway held in Lexington, more available

A giveaway in Lexington Saturday means several families will have Christmas trees to put up and decorate this year.

Students discuss possible January return to in-person classes

Members of the Commissioner's Youth Advisory Commission gave their ideas and opinions about the potential return to in-person learning at schools.

Virtual support group launched for adopted teens

The University of Kentucky College of Social Work launches virtual support group aimed at Kentucky teens who have been adopted.

State hits single-day record for Covid-19 cases

The state hits a new one-day high in the number of new Covid-19 cases and the second highest day for new deaths.

Covid-19 focus of mayor’s Neighborhood Summit

The public asked questions about the coronavirus during Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton's Neighborhood Summit.

State hits record number of Covid-19 deaths

State reports 33 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday, the highest number since the start of the pandemic in March.

Madison County jail getting another backup to help prevent overcrowding

The Madison County Fiscal Court approved an agreement, allowing Leslie County to take inmates from the Madison County Detention Center if it experiences overcrowding.

UPDATE: Stabbing of ‘very special’ woman was unexpected, shelter says

The Franklin County coroner says a woman died after being stabbed outside a homeless shelter tuesday morning.

Search for Laurel County burglary suspects

Deputies are looking for two suspects who burglarized the Pit Stop and Deli on Saturday.

KY Supreme Court upholds DNA ruling in 1985 murder case

The state's high court has denied a motion by convicted killer, Benny Lee Hodge, to test hair found in the home of his victims.

UPDATE: Missing Montgomery Co. woman found safe

Montgomery County Emergency Management officials say Diane Clemons suffers from dementia and is insulin dependent.