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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Freedom March’ in Lexington

Hundreds of people sang and celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. during the annual Freedom March Monday.

Clark County teachers react to vaccination schedule

Educators in Clark County react to the new vaccine timeline.

Some near KY Capitol express concern with security as inauguration nears

Some people who live near the capitol say they are concerned about security measures.

KY jailer concerned over proposed budget cuts, policy expert weighs in

Beshear proposed his budget last week, which includes a 40-million dollar cut to jails' budgets. One jailer is concerned.

KY sees third-highest day for new COVID-19 cases; New vaccine roll-out goal

Beshear said Kentucky is seeing a “real significant increase” of COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear proposes quick virus aid in budget plan

The governor offered an ambitious budget plan to lawmakers Thursday evening in his annual State of the Commonwealth speech.

Increased police presence at Kentucky Capitol Thursday

There was an increased police presence in Kentucky’s capitol Thursday - one day after the violence in Washington D.C.

Republican lawmakers flex muscle in setting COVID policies

The Kentucky House voted Thursday to block the governor from temporarily closing schools and businesses that comply with federal guidelines.

Kentucky sets record for new COVID-19 cases in single day

The governor reported 5,742 new coronavirus cases and 34 new COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday.

Governor postpones State of the Commonwealth address to Thursday

The governor postponed his speech following the violent protests at the U.S. Capitol.

UK political professor talks KY General Assembly power grab

Dr. Stephen Voss talks about Republican lawmakers' plans for now and potentially the future and the impact it's having.

Kentucky Capitol: Yard signs call for governor’s impeachment

The protest occurred Tuesday as state lawmakers began their 2021 legislative session.

KY Republican lawmakers focus on executive powers during 1st day of session

Republican lawmakers made it clear limiting the governor's executive powers in a state emergency is a priority this session.

Woodford County Schools to remain virtual through Jan. 15

Online classes are scheduled to resume Jan. 4, 2021.

Horse industry calls on lawmakers to keep historical racing in Kentucky

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in September that at least some of the historical racing games in betting parlors aren't legal.

Governor directs school districts to prepare rosters of personnel willing to be vaccinated

Vaccines are distributed at the federal level, but states direct where they need to go.

Firefighters ask for top priority when COVID-19 vaccine arrives

Firefighters say first responders are at risk and should be within the first group to get the vaccine.

Protest in Frankfort calls for Kentucky to re-open

Protesters gathered at the state capitol Saturday afternoon, calling for the restrictions to be lifted.

Judge halts governor’s order banning in-person classes at private religious schools

The governor has already appealed Wednesday's ruling.

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UPDATE: UK student charged in U.S. Capitol riot out on bond

Gracyn Courtright's probation officer must approve her travel to attend the University of Kentucky, according to the Kentucky Kernel.

Kentucky at Tennessee Women’s Basketball game rescheduled for Sunday

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Dates announced for 2021 Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet Sixteen

(KHSAA) - The dates for the 2021 Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournaments have been set, with the boys’ tournament taking place...

Small business owners react to potential $15 minimum wage increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) James C Boutique in Lexington is a small business...a women's clothing store with only 4 to 5 employees. "I usually have...