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2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championship to be at 100 percent capacity

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) - Breeders’ Cup today announced plans to utilize 100 percent of seated capacity at Del Mar racetrack for the 2021...

Kentucky energy companies win debut international award

LEBANON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Inter-County Energy Cooperative and Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have received the 2021 Projects with a Purpose award from the Site...

Nicholasville-based laboratory ships medical equipment to India

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Solaris Diagnostics, a clinical laboratory in Nicholasville, has sent 1,000 donated oxygen concentrators, worth over $700,000 dollars, to India. As India...

Keeneland President gives statement on the passing of Alice Headley Chandler

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Keeneland President and CEO Shannon Arvin gives her statement on the death of Alice Headley Chandler. “Keeneland mourns the passing of...

AstraZeneca to help meet world need for COVID vaccine

Another manufacturer will help get more people worldwide vaccinated, especially in low-income nations.

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021.

Vigil held to remember mother turned gun violence activist

A vigil was held in honor of Anita Franklin, a mother turned gun violence activist who was well-known in the Lexington area.

Quarantine ruling: Russia sends woman back after she escapes

A Russian court has ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital.

Experts seek answers behind constant quakes in Puerto Rico

Seismologists in Puerto Rico are studying recently buried sensors they hope will reveal answers about constant earthquakes.

Suspected jihadists strike Niger military; 25 soldiers dead

Officials in Niger say Islamic militants have carried out another large attack on the country's military, leaving 25 soldiers and 63 jihadists dead.

Combat veteran, veterans group leader gives perspective on Iran

Veteran's Club president, Jeremy Harrell, says he's had veterans reaching out to him wanting to come out of retirement, to re-enlist.