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Lexington parks to host ‘First Day Hikes’ on New Year’s day

Lexington Parks and Recreation is hosting free hikes on New Year's day.

Tackle resolutions right away with a New Year’s Day Hike

For many of us, New Year's resolutions often include working on health. If exercising more is one of your resolutions you could get a fresh start right away on a New Year's Hike in one of Lexington's parks.

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage to $15 per hour

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday that the...

Petition against School Safety tax fails

Voters in Fayette County won't have the chance to overturn a property tax hike.

Board OKs tuition increases at most Kentucky universities

The average cost of a four-year degree in Kentucky will be more than $39,000 this fall after state regulators approved tuition increases at all but two of the state's public universities.

Eastern Kentucky tuition, housing cost to rise this fall

Tuition for Eastern Kentucky University is set to rise by 5 percent this fall, bringing in-state undergraduate tuition to $8,996 a year.

Scott County School Board Votes to Raise Taxes to Catch Up With Growth

The votes are in. Scott County will soon have a second high school. The School Board voted Tuesday to increase taxes to help pay for the new school.

Students Honor Late Classmate at Transylvania University

Students at Transylvania University honored a former classmate Sunday.

MSU board approves tuition, residence hall fee hikes

Morehead State University's Board of Regents has approved increases in tuition and residence hall fees beginning this fall.

UK proposes tuition hike

University of Kentucky students could face a five-percent tuition hike next fall.

Health insurance rate hike requests average 17 percent in Ky

Health insurance companies in Kentucky want to increase rates by an average of 17 percent next year.

Tax hike for Lexington hotel guests OK’d

Hotel guests in Kentucky's second-largest city will likely pay higher taxes to help support a $250 million expansion of the Lexington Convention Center under a bill that has passed the Kentucky legislature.

Urban County Council to vote on minimum wage hike

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council is expected to take a final vote on whether to raise the minimum wage at a meeting Thursday evening.

Lexington gives first approval to minimum wage increase

Lexington officials have given preliminary approval to a proposal that would increase the city's minimum wage.

Lexington is big step closer to minimum wage hike

Lexington is a big step closer to a higher minimum wage.

Days after boys rescued, man falls to death at Red River Gorge

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Rescuers in Wolfe County say only days after two boys were rescued from Red River Gorge after going missing, a...

Possible tax hikes for Danville

City leaders say they feel they have no choice but to push for a tax hike.

Man following in footsteps of Boone, ancestor

An eastern Kentucky man whose ancestor who helped Daniel Boone blaze a trail through part of Appalachia is hiking along the same path.

UK tuition on the rise

Tuition will be higher for incoming UK students next year, though the college says the rate of the increase is the lowest in nearly a decade.

Grand Canyon Hike Honors Fallen Kentucky State Troopers

State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer (left) and KSP Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim-to-rim to honor all troopers who currently serve and those who have died in the line of duty.

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John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83

Former lawmaker had dementia, suffered ill health for a number of years