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Eight anti-drug programs receive funding through KY Justice Cabinet

The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says eight program areas in Kentucky will receive a total of $15.7 million dollars from the state budget to fight heroin and substance abuse.

AG provides $1.5M to Eastern Kentucky recovery, drug treatment programs

On Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear presented a total of $1.5 million to recovery facilities and drug treatment centers in Eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky to get $1.8 million in federal funds for addiction

The federal government is giving $1.8 million to five health centers in Kentucky to combat the state's growing and deadly opioid epidemic.

Conway calls for stiffer heroin penalties

Kentucky's top prosecutor joined other law enforcement officials on Thursday to call for higher penalties for heroin dealers and better treatment options for overdose victims.

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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.