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Kentucky State Police announce victim advocacy initiative

Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new Victim Advocacy Program will provide needed support for crime victims.

Beshear, partners seek to raise human trafficking awareness through logo initiative

Attorney General Andy Beshear says part of combating human trafficking is helping Kentuckians understand how to identify trafficking victims and report the crime.

Lexington Public Library unveils ‘Tiny Library’ program

Lexington Public Library unveils the 'Tiny Library' program to make reading more accessible to the community.

“End Panhandling Now” van begins rounds in Lexington

An initiative to provide rides and city employment to panhandlers around the city swung into action on Monday.

Initiative aims to help prevent drug abuse

Officials in northern Kentucky are announcing a new initiative aimed at helping prevent drug abuse.

Bevin unveils initiative to get prisoners back to work

Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is starting a pilot project aimed at making sure more of Kentucky's prisoners get the skills needed to find jobs once they're released.

Job Initiative to Help Ky. Air National Guard Wing

A regional initiative that helps veterans find jobs in the greater Louisville area is partnering with the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing to help its members transition out of the military.

EKU Gift Supports Diversity, Minority Student Initiatives

A $50,000 pledge from Troy and Michelle Ellis “will be a game-changer for the diverse students” at Eastern Kentucky University.

Prosecutors cracking down on drug dealers

An effort to crack down on drug dealers in Kentucky seems to be working according to law enforcement.

Workforce training initiative adds chapter in NE Kentucky

Gov. Matt Bevin says a workforce training initiative has expanded into northeastern Kentucky.

13 cities chosen for $42M Bloomberg better-data initiative

Thirteen cities from Anchorage, Alaska, to Waco, Texas, are getting help from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to do better at using data.

Group seeks to replace climbing bolts, anchors in gorge

A group is seeking to replace aging hardware that climbers use at the Red River Gorge.

AG: Rocket Docket Initiative saves $2.8M in 3 months

The Attorney General, along with members of the Prosecutors Advisory Council (PAC) announced on Wednesday that the Rocket Docket Initiative has saved taxpayers an estimated $2.8 million in local jail costs from August 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015.

Ramsey says UofL set to implement initiative

University of Louisville President James Ramsey says the school is ready to put its 21st Century Initiative into action.

Danville police set for National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

The Danville Police Department has announced it is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative.

BCTC recognized for Hispanic education initiatives

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) was recognized at a press conference in Washington, D.C. by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

Funding awarded for air quality project in Kentucky county

A project to improve air quality in Oldham County is being backed by a new round of funding for a park and ride initiative.

Mayor Gray: “Green Up for Breeders’ Cup”

Mayor Jim Gray and officials with the Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission announced the start of a city beautification initiative Tuesday.

Investments being made in Kentucky’s Promise Zone

Officials say an initiative to improve the economy in southeastern Kentucky has seen successes during its first year.

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Project Friendship plans to donate One Million in winter clothes to those in need

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Queenslake Horse Farm hosts COVID-19 safe Halloween light show

With the help of Cincy Illuminations, The Chmela's transformed the main house at Queenslake Horse Farm into a COVID-19 safe and family friendly drive-thru light show.

Maggie’s Light LLC offering comfort to grieving families

A non-profit organization is trying to shine some pink and blue light on the month of October.
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Mayor addresses concerns people have with University of Somerset plans

People reading the website worried about the university's inclusiveness.