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Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Family loses everything in fire, including special needs equipment

Fire investigators are looking into what started an early-morning fire that heavily damaged a Lexington apartment complex. It happened at Walnut Hill Apartments in the 37 hundred block of Trent Circle. Soraya Moberly got a call at 2 Thursday morning. It was the start to a tough piece in an already emotional day. She also had to attend her best friend's funeral.

Contract awarded to manage WV foster kids’ health care

Aetna Better Health of West Virginia has been awarded the $200 million contract.

Sine Die: Kentucky General Assembly wraps up

State lawmakers passed more than 200 bills in the just completed General Assembly Session.

Kentuckians donate 1,085 coats, hoodies for foster children

The coats and hoodies will be distributed across the state to children in out-of-home care administered by the cabinet's Department for Community Based Services.

CHFS: Donation drives collect hundreds of bags for foster children

More than 500 bags were collected for children going into foster care in Kentucky.

Bill aimed at helping foster children wins final approval

Kentucky children could be placed with close family friends after being removed from their homes under a bill that has won final legislative approval.

Residential child-care facilities to get rate increase

Residential child-caring facilities in Kentucky that care for foster children with elevated needs are getting a rate increase to better support those children.

Pajamas Needed For Foster Children

The Pajama Project kicked off their drive Saturday, asking people to donate PJ's to children who are waiting for adoption.

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Lexington Remembers Former Commonwealth’s Attorney

The funeral for former Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Larson was held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, where Larson attended church and taught Sunday school for over thirty years. Larson was remembered as an advocate for victims and their families, and also for his sense of humor.

Kentucky courts continue to weigh benefits and drawbacks of virtual hearings

Virtual hearings present numerous benefits, but also present problems. Lawmakers hope to find out how to move forward.

Lexington business leaders talk labor force, brainstorm solutions

Business leaders in Lexington met Thursday morning to discuss the labor shortage.

Upcoming road closure on Brumfield Road/KY 34 in Boyle County

The scheduled closure is needed for cross drain replacement work.