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Two Kentucky congressional districts among most impacted by Alzheimer’s: Study

Brief shows two have among the highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias among Black Americans in nation

UPDATE: Services set for family killed in I-75 crash

Shock is turning into grief for families following an accident over the weekend in Lexington where police say a woman was driving the wrong way on I-75.

Business owners, chefs talk pandemic challenges, value of buying local products

“Restaurant Roundtables” series to thank Kentucky business owners and chefs for sourcing food from Kentucky farms

Child abuse cases and COVID impact take spotlight for lawmakers

Judge Marcus Vanover told lawmakers child welfare cases have remained a priority for courts across the state.

Forum to look at COVID and future of Education, registration ends Monday

Webinar discusses sort-,log-term impacts of coronavirus on schools at all levels.

Another study finds impact of coronavirus on education, family finances

Not major differences across age groups, political persuasions.

UK-involved research found without steps, COVID-19 would have been 35 times worse

A new study involving University of Kentucky researchers found that without four steps taken by state and local governments, the number of cases nationwide would have been 35 times higher.

Social media altering street-gang culture, fueling violence

Law enforcement says social media has had a significant impact on street-gang culture.

Study: Transportation improvements have economic impact

A new economic analysis released Monday found that Kentucky’s economy could gain an additional $3.33 for every dollar invested in transportation.

What does a potential government shutdown mean for you?

After interviewing a variety of officials from different government agencies today, the consensus is that the average person will not feel too much of an impact from this potential shutdown, at least in the short term.

City committee targets increase in police, fire diversity

City officials in Kentucky are highlighting the impact of a committee formed nearly two years ago to increase diversity in city fire and police departments.

Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Tourism says a national study found the economic impact of outdoor recreation in the state jumped to $12.8 billion last year, up from $8.4 billion in 2012.

World’s longest yard sale has positive economic impact

Since 1987, people have been driving through six states, along Highway 127, for the annual, 700-mile-long, yard sale.

Climate change discussion to be held in Frankfort Monday evening

Lane E. Boldman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Conservation Committee, will discuss "Climate Change: Impact on Kentucky and the World" at a program in Frankfort on Monday.

Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky

A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) shows Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is making a major impact on the Bluegrass State through strong jobs numbers, payroll, and capital and philanthropic investments.

Raise Your Glass to Kentucky Bourbon’s Rising Economic Kick

The economic potency of bourbon is getting stronger with age, increasing its impact on Kentucky by $1 billion in the past two years as demand for American whiskeys continues to grow.

Report: Pipeline wouldn’t cause major environmental problems

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staffers say a proposed natural gas pipeline that runs through Kentucky would not have a significant environmental impact - but people concerned about potential environmental problems continue to oppose the project.

Tractor trailer overturns on Newtown Pike

Officers with the Lexington Police Department say one inbound lane has been reopened after an accident on Newtown Pike.

Study: Rock climbers spend $3.6M annually in Red River Gorge

Rock climbers hope a new study of their economic impact in the Red River Gorge will help make the case for opening more public land in the area for climbing.

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Longtime educator Kim Hawkins receives 2021 Grissom Award from KBE

Awarded presented during Thursday state board meeting.

Eagle Creek Recovery to open next week in Owenton

Located at the former Synergy Healthcare building off Roland Avenue

Ashland man faces charges for starting fire on Navy warship

A U.S. Navy sailor from Ashland is facing charges in the massive Navy warship fire that happened last July.

City of Somerset takes successful art market to Rocky Hollow Park

New outdoor location for #seemyset Art market creates midsummer night’s vibe with instrumental music, tents and green space