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Site made available for ‘Breaking the Bronze Ceiling’ monument

The “Breaking the Bronze Ceiling” monument has a prominent address.

Historical soil in Frankfort making its way to a special display

In Frankfort, activists remember two lynchings from Kentucky's past with a Soil Ceremony.

Historical pieces from Helm Place auctioned off

Pieces from Kentucky's history was up for bid at the Bluegrass Auction.

MEGA MILLIONS jackpot 3rd largest in game’s history

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Friday nights MEGA MILLIONS jackpot is an estimated $548 million. The cash option for the estimated $548 million MEGA MILLIONS...

State Treasurer first KY Constitutional officer to give birth while in office

Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball gave birth to a son on Tuesday.

Courthouse restoration wins prestigious statewide award

Lexington's transformation of the historic courthouse on Main Street earned one of the state's most prestigious historic preservation awards.
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Fayette Co. Schools Class of 2018 makes history

Fayette County Public Schools will once again graduate a record number of seniors.

Well known book store closing after nearly 70 years

Kennedy bookstore says its cash register is about to ring for the last time.

At least 58 dead, more than 500 injured in Las Vegas shooting

More than 50 people were killed and "well over" 400 were injured when a gunman opened fire on concertgoers from a perch above the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said, making it the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.
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Corvette Museum exhibit offers history of transportation

The Corvette Museum opens a new exhibit featuring much older forms of transportation spanning the state's history.

Confederate statue removal debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council took a step forward toward removing two confederate statues from Cheapside Park, another council vote is...

Alumni celebrate first day of school with new generation of Douglass students

For some students in Fayette County today's first day of classes meant walking through the doors of the brand new Frederick Douglass High School for the very first time.

Remembering a past Miss Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -Saturday was beautiful night to crown a new Miss Kentucky. People gathered from all over the state to take part in...

Lexington History Museum: Kentucky’s 225th Anniversary of Statehood

The Lexington History Museum, Inc., preserves and tells Lexington history and Foster Ockerman Junior, the Chief Historian of the Lexington History Museum tells the story of the Commonwealth's journey to statehood.

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary
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Winless Sonneteer bucks odds and history in Kentucky Derby

Sonneteer bucks long odds, and a lot of history, when he tries to post his first win in the toughest possible spot for a 3-year-old: the Kentucky Derby.

Akhator, Epps make UK Hoops history in 2017 WNBA Draft

Evelyn Akhator became the highest WNBA Draft pick in UK Hoops history Thursday night as the third overall selection.

Sports history on display in Smithsonian exhibit in Wayland

Football, basketball, swimming and other sports are being showcased in a new Smithsonian exhibit in eastern Kentucky.
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Actors to Portray Kentucky History Characters at Park Event

Actors portraying famous characters from Kentucky history will appear at a series of "Fireside Chats" at Fort Boonesborough State Park next month.
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FCPS Hires Lobbying Firm for First Time in its History

For the first time in its history, the Fayette County Board of Education hired a lobbying firm to represent its interests in Frankfort and beyond.

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