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Communities prepare to reopen next Friday

Some exciting COVID-19 news for you, Mayor Linda Gorton announced all government offices and facilities will reopen to the public Friday, June 11th.

Gov. Beshear requests major disaster declaration from federal government

After 30-day assessment period, Kentucky seeks help for damage from massive ice storm.

First federal money starting to flow to state

Cummunities get housing funds from federal relief act.

1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement

The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties.

All clear after bomb scare at Bluegrass Station

Emergency crews and the FBI are investigating reports of a possible explosive device at Bluegrass Station on Briar Hill Road. 

Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union

President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

GOP dismiss suggestion that State of Union be postponed

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate security, but Republicans cast her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.

Trump links drugs, violent crime to lack of border wall

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address that was heavy with dark immigration rhetoric but offered little in the way of concessions or new ideas to break the standoff that has left large swaths of the government shuttered for 18 days.

Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.

Iran, Russia, Turkey presidents meet in summit

Syrian pro-government media reported that nine civilians have been killed by shells fired from rebel areas south of the province of Idlib on a government-held town.

Rogers: $10.5 million in federal grants for eastern Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The federal government has awarded $10.5 million in grants to support two projects in eastern Kentucky. Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers...

Community discusses proposal for new city hall

The idea of a new city hall in Lexington has been talked about for years. Is it finally about to happen?

Trump threatens border security shutdown, GOP cool to idea

Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it’s a bad idea, but President Donald Trump still says he’s willing to close the government over border security issues, including money he wants to build a promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Group getting $3.4M to help homeless youth in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The federal government is granting $3.4 million to fight youth homelessness in Louisville. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

New service tax to go in effect Sunday

Sales tax is being added to several services you are not used to paying taxes on at all.

Kentucky braces for new sales taxes on July 1

Kentucky residents will pay a slew of new taxes beginning next week.

Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

Lexington teachers rally for future of education

Teachers from Beaumont Middle School, and some other schools in the area, held a rally of their own ahead of an upcoming rally at the State Capitol.

Tax reform could impact businesses

Customers and businesses react to a potential sales tax on goods and services that haven't been taxed in the past in Kentucky.

Thousands rally at State Capitol

Thousands of teachers rallied Monday at the State Capitol for education funding and against the just passed pension reform plan.

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Nature Hop kicks off this weekend with ‘Movie under the Stars’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington's Parks and Recreation and Lex Environmental Services host the 4th annual nature hop weekend. The event kicked off tonight with...

$45 million worth of yearlings sold in Saturday Keeneland Yearling Sale

The September Sale continues tomorrow and runs through Friday, Sept. 24. All sessions begin at 10 a.m. ET.

“Ichthus” music festival re-launches after 9 years

A Christian music festival returns after a 9-year hiatus.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Estill County

On Saturday,  at approximately 10:33 A.M. the Estill County Water District has lifted the Boil Water Advisory for the following areas: