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Board to consider firing Kentucky’s education commissioner

The newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education is holding a special meeting Thursday to consider firing the state's education commissioner.

Kentucky education commissioner still wants protester names

Kentucky's largest school district has asked the state's education commissioner to withdraw his request for names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol, but the commissioner says he will not back down.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.