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Carmouche to be first Black jockey in Kentucky Derby since ’13

Last Black jockey was in 2013, only a few in last 50 years.

Black leaders urge trust in the COVID-19 vaccine as Kentucky’s #ShotofHope

Gov. Beshear and Lexington’s NAACP Chapter Team Up to Address Vaccination Hesitancy

Woodford County school board considers code of conduct, one member’s Facebook sparks protest

Woodford County Public Schools says it's considering a code of conduct for school board members after one member's personal Facebook posts sparked a protest.

Lightfoot says Chicago mayoral victory means ‘a city reborn’

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city.

Police looking for black Chrysler after shooting

Police say a black Chrysler car was seen leaving the scene of a shooting in Lexington late Tuesday night.

NFL’s scoring boom contributes to drop in minority coaches

After all the points were piled up in the second-highest scoring season in NFL history, the popular prototype for a head coach became predictably clear.

Suspect in Louisville Kroger shooting indicted on murder charges, not charged with hate crime

The white man accused of opening fire in a Kentucky grocery store and parking lot, killing two black people, was indicted Wednesday on murder charges, but it’s too soon to determine if the death penalty will be sought, a prosecutor said.

Kentucky earns high marks on report card for Black students

Kentucky received the fifth highest score in the nation on a new report card that assesses how well the state is serving its Black students at public four-year universities.

Police recruit fired over inappropriate social media posts

A police recruit in Kentucky has been fired over social media posts that used offensive slurs to refer to black and gay people.

Teachers hold #Blackout in protest of Gov. Bevin

Teachers across the state dressed in black on Monday to protest Governor Matt Bevin's controversial comments on Friday's teacher rally in Frankfort.

Kentucky schools becoming less white, but inequalities persist

Kentucky schools becoming less white, but inequalities persist

School board approves academy geared to boys of color

A Kentucky school district has approved the creation of an all-male middle school targeted toward serving black and Latino students.

Couple says their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay

A Winchester couple is suing the Commonwealth, after they say their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay.

Local paper asks readers for help identifying “extreme” paper thief

Typically, journalists try to stay out of their stories, but this week a Kentucky newspaper is the story. The Frankfort State Journal is searching for a thief stealing its papers, a thief it calls "extreme".

Salato Wildlife Center to unveil black bear exhibit

The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort has reopened for the season and will unveil its new "Be Bear Aware" exhibit this month.

Horse Park Museum Director Working on Black Jockey Exhibit

The director of a museum at the Kentucky Horse Park is working to open a permanent exhibit dedicated to the history of black jockeys.

Lexington Police looking for suspect in Arby’s robbery

Lexington Police say they are looking for a man who robbed an Arby's restaurant around 10 a.m. Friday morning.

LPD Reminds Shoppers of Safety Tips for Black Friday

Police want to remind shoppers about safety before Black Friday.

Three Lexington Teens Claim Restaurant Manager Assaulted Them Because They’re Black

Three black teens say the manager of a Lexington restaurant attacked them because of the color of their skin. The girls claim this happened Saturday night at a restaurant called Portofino in downtown Lexington.

G’Town tops Faulkner 35-21

A recap of the game courtesy of Georgetown College Athletics.

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UPDATE: Churchill Downs suspends Baffert, Derby win in jeopardy after test result

Derby says win will be nullified if tests confirmed, Baffert suspended.

Heart of Danville gets new office, hosting scavenger hunt

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Eastern Kentucky students schedule appointments for graduation

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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

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