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University of Louisville plans Sustainability Week events

The University of Louisville is planning activities later this month to raise awareness for responsible environmental stewardship.
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Local shelters react to alleged domestic violence murder

A Lexington man accused of beating his estranged wife to death with a baseball bat pleaded not guilty today.

People in Lexington are putting their gloves up and guns down

A UK boxing coach is working to get kids in Lexington to pick up the boxing gloves and put down the guns. His reason is personal.
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Cross country bike tour for Alzheimer’s stops in Lexington

A group of Western Kentucky University students are biking across America to raise awareness and money to fight Alzheimer's.
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New pedestrian safety ordinance aims to make streets safer for all users

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington’s new pedestrian safety ordinance takes effect July 24th after it was passed on May 25th, 2017 by the Urban County...

Ending stigma over heroin abuse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Stop Heroin Lexington walked through Thoroughbred Park to end stigma over heroin abuse. Event organizer Tanya Meeks says the drug...

LFCHD receives grant to promote awareness, prevent diabetes in Fayette Co.

Two Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) employees are being credited for shoring up the department's diabetes program with a $2,500 dollar grant.
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“Glow Orange” for National Work Zone Appreciation Week

On Thursday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced Glow Orange Kentucky week, an initiative inspired by a national campaign to increase work zone safety awareness.
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Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Lexington Clinic

Matt Groves sits down with Dr. Matthew Bailey, with the Lexington Clinic, to talk about Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
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AMD Awareness Month – Retina Associates of Kentucky

Dr. Rick Isernhagen, with Retina Associates of Kentucky, joins Katie Solove on the set to discuss age-related macular degeneration (AMD,) during AMD Awareness Month.
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“Severe Weather Awareness Week”

KENTUCKY. (WTVQ)- March is a pretty common time to see the severe weather threat ramping up and that's why March 1st through March 7th...
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Dunbar HS to Host Event Addressing Teen Violence in Lexington

In the wake of a troubling two months in Lexington when it comes to teens and violence, Dunbar High School will host an event on Monday to promote healing among students, and the community at-large.
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St. Joseph Closes Out Breast Cancer Awareness Month With “Pink-A-Boo”

In honor of the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the staff at Saint Joseph Hospital hosted a "Pink-A-Boo" event on Monday.
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UK Promotes National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Individuals and organizations around the world are joining forces in October for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).
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U.S. Attorney General speaks to students in Madison County

Students in Madison County got a unique experience Tuesday morning and a reality check about the country's current heroin epidemic.
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Voices of Hope to host 4th annual overdose awareness event

In memory of lives lost, to raise awareness about overdose prevention, and to celebrate the hope found in recovery, Voices of Hope - Lexington, Inc. are sponsoring their 4th annual overdose awareness event.

State officials to spread awareness of Zika at state fair

State officials are raising awareness about the Zika virus at this year's Kentucky State Fair.
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With 6 cases, Kentucky officials promote Zika awareness

State officials say six people, including at least one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Kentucky.

Advocates for disabled plan rally at Kentucky Capitol

Advocates for the disabled are gathering for a rally at Kentucky's Capitol to highlight the importance of state-supported services for the disabled.
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Get screened during Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet hundreds of Kentucky women still die from it each year.
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Protect against vision loss during National Glaucoma Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) is urging people take control of their eye health through early detection to help minimize the risk of developing glaucoma.
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Gov. Beshear: October is Energy Awareness Month

Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed October as Energy Awareness Month in Kentucky.
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Lafayette HS to host Miss America viewing party

Clark Davis, 2014 graduate of Lafayette High School, will be competing this Sunday evening in the Miss America Pageant, and the school is holding a viewing party to cheer her on.
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Horses and Hope named official charity of 2015 Reining Cup

First Lady Jane Beshear announced Tuesday that Horses and Hope has been named the official charity of the 2015 Kentucky Reining Cup.
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Privately Funded Awareness Campaign About “Smurfing”

When someone buys medicine with pseudoephedrine and sells it to someone so they can make meth, it's called "smurfing." Look for signs to go up at pharmacy counters to alert customers that smurfing can lead to jail sentences.

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