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Flu cases continue to rise in Lexington

According to the health department, Lexington now has 264 confirmed flu cases, which is 44 more than last week.

Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

Activists in Lexington join in nationwide anti-war protests

The Lexington Democratic Socialists of America rallied in protest of a potential war Sunday afternoon at the Fayette County Courthouse.

Fayette County residents can now get REAL ID’s

The KY Transportation Cabinet says Fayette County residents can visit the driver's license headquarters in Frankfort to get a REAL ID.

Jessamine County crash kills one person

A man is dead following a crash in Jessamine County.

Third Kentucky school district sues e-cigarette companies

The largest school district in the state has become the third to sue the manufacturers of electronic cigarettes.
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Fayette County Board of Ed. becomes 2nd district in state to file vaping lawsuit

The Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to file a lawsuit against manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices and products.

Fayette Co. student featured in statewide agriculture exhibit

A Fayette County student was recognized for his work at an annual exhibit in Louisville that displays how science and agriculture go hand-in-hand.

Inmate dies in custody at Fayette County Detention Center

An inmate has died in custody at the Fayette County Detention Center. 
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Public meeting for design of I-75/I-64 improvement project

The Transportation Cabinet will hold a public information meeting concerning the design of the I-75/I-64 Improvement Project.

Fayette County Detention Center understaffed

Fayette County Detention Center employees voted they have quote 'no confidence' in jail leadership amid a mass exodus of staff, excessive overtime, increasing concerns about safety and reports of unchecked sexual harassment, according to the Herald-Leader.
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Fayette County added to counties under burn ban

The Lexington Fire Department announced by order of the Lexington Fire Marshal, no open burning will be allowed until Monday, October 7th.

Paint by Nature: Streetside Exhibit

The city opened a new art exhibit in downtown on Friday, celebrating the beauty of Fayette County's native plants.

Lexington Police greet students on first day

Lexington Police officers greeted students on their first day of school in Fayette County.

“School’s Open Drive Carefully” campaign underway

A new campaign reminds motorists to slow down and be aware as children head back to school.
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Fayette Co. superintendent talks about shortages and safety

The superintendent of Fayette County public schools reviewed the districts accomplishments and plans for the future at the annual 'State of the Schools' address Wednesday morning.

Fatal crash shuts down Leestown road near Scott-Fayette Co. line

A man is dead and two others seriously injured following a crash Tuesday morning.
Valley View Ferry

Valley View Ferry reopens on regular schedule

The Valley View Ferry reopened on its regular schedule Thursday after being closed the day before for maintenance.
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Lexington offering free Trash Disposal Day

Fayette County residents may dispose of up to one pickup truck load of non-hazardous household waste.
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Fayette County School Board votes to move central office

Students could once again occupy the original Henry Clay High School building in Lexington, which currently houses the district's central office. 

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