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Kentucky Wesleyan sets summer, fall schedule

Kentucky Wesleyan College will welcome students back to campus in August, while closely following guidelines and policies of Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, the college announced Tuesday.

Red, White & Boom single-day tickets on sale now

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – Red, White and Boom 2018 single day tickets now on sale. The event will be held at Rupp Arena Aug 31...

UPDATE: Lexington Police identify accused burglar

Lexington Police have identified a man accused of breaking-in to a business and stealing a TV in early August.
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Kentucky State Fair looking for entries in 32 categories

The deadline to enter general submissions is July 1, though some deadlines are later. More details on submissions can be found at www.kystatefair.org/premiumBook.html .

Man arrested, charged with murder for deadly August crash

Nicholasville Police say a man has been arrested and charged for his role in a deadly crash which happened last August.

9-Year Old Honored with Duty, Honor, Courage Award

Nine-year old Brayden Heath was honored Monday night with the Duty, Honor, Courage Award from Montgomery County Fire and EMS for his heroic actions following a horrible car accident last summer.
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Outsourced workers spark lawsuit between WKU, pension system

Western Kentucky University has sued the state's beleaguered retirement system over being forced to continue paying benefits for about 160 workers who no longer officially work for the school.

UPDATE: Woman charged with murder from August collision

A woman was arrested at her home in Elliott County Tuesday and charged with two counts of murder in connection to a collision in August that left two people dead, according to State Police.
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Beshear: Kentuckians involved in HSBC settlement may file claims beginning Aug. 24

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced on Monday that the nearly 1,400 Kentucky borrowers eligible for relief through a settlement agreement with HSBC mortgage lender may file a claim starting August 24.

As school starts, so does National Immunization Awareness Month

August not only marks the beginning of school in Kentucky, but also National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance and benefits of immunizations.
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EKU to test siren messages August 6

Nearby neighborhoods can expect additional sirens and messages when Eastern Kentucky University conducts a test of its own alert and notification system on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 12:20 p.m.

Health department releases August mosquito-spraying schedule

To help control mosquitoes as part its “Fight the Bite: Day and Night” campaign, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will continue to conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer.

Louisville sewage rates to rise 6.9 percent in August

The Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District's board has chosen to increase sewer rates and drainage fees by 6.9 percent starting Aug. 1.
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Scott Jennings to emcee political speaking at Fancy Farm

Former White House aide and conservative commentator Scott Jennings will emcee the political speaking event at the Fancy Farm picnic in August.
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Judge: Officer used unreasonable force in unarmed man’s death

A federal judge found that a Kentucky police officer used unreasonable force when he shot an unarmed, intoxicated man with cognitive disabilities.
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Kentucky jobless rate holds steady for August 2015

Kentucky’s jobless rate for August 2015 remained at 5.2 percent from a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in July 2015
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Murray State kicking the tobacco habit, regents decide

Murray State University's board of regents approved making the school tobacco-free effective Aug. 5.
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Feds approve disaster declaration in Kentucky

A disaster declaration has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for heavy rain and flash flooding in August that swamped roads and forced people from their homes in eastern Kentucky.
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Federal Disaster Declared Following August Storms

President Barack Obama issued a major disaster declaration to help with recovery from August storms, washed-out roads and flooding in eastern Kentucky.
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Saturday Mail Service To Continue Past August

The United States Postal Service was supposed to stop Saturday mail services in August, but reps said it will continue past then.

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