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Historical soil in Frankfort making its way to a special display

In Frankfort, activists remember two lynchings from Kentucky's past with a Soil Ceremony.

Activists rally for anti-gun violence at the capitol

The community activist group, 'Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense' filled the state capital to speak to their legislators about protecting survivors of domestic violence.

Family separations push new activists into migrant protests

Immigrants who have spent years fighting to change the country’s immigration system are getting newfound support from liberal activists, moms and first-time protesters motivated by a visceral narrative: President Donald Trump’s administration separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its exhibit.

Activists criticize state’s response to teen’s death

Activists are voicing displeasure with the state's response to a Kentucky teenager's death while in state custody.

Activists deliver petitions to McConnell’s office

Activists wanting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on President Barack Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee have delivered boxes of petition signatures to the Kentucky Republican's office in Louisville.

Activists to protest in Louisville over carbon emissions

Members of several environmental and citizen groups are planning a demonstration in Louisville to call for greater controls on carbon emissions.

Activists gather around Rowan Co. Clerk’s office

A crowd of activists has gathered outside the Rowan County Clerk's Office after she turned away couples asking for marriage licenses.

Police union leader: Activists ‘liars’ and ‘race-baiters’

The president of the Louisville police union caused a backlash when he issued an open letter calling unspecified activists "sensationalists, liars and race-baiters."

Civil rights activists: Vote now to confirm Lynch as AG

National civil rights activists are urging U.S. Senate leadership to immediately call for a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general.

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FCPS not raising property tax rates

For the third time in five years Fayette County Public Schools is not raising property tax rates.
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Fourth time in 3 days old water park set on fire in Perry County

It happened at Fugate's Water Park off Highway 15, right outside Hazard.
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Caravan protest outside Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Lexington office

It was part of a national effort led by Poor People's Campaign with protests at every Kentucky office and a protest in Washington D.C.

“False Positives” spray painted on the side of a Walgreens’ COVID testing site

A coronavirus testing site in Lexington has been hit with graffiti.