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Sale of racist memorabilia banned at Kentucky fairgrounds

The ban follows Nazi Christmas decorations and an authentic KKK robe being seen on display or for sale at the National Gun Day annual show last month.

Center to re-evaluate policies after Nazi, KKK displays

The Kentucky State Fair Board chairman will propose strengthening existing exhibitor policies at an upcoming meeting after Nazi and KKK displays at recent Louisville gun show.

Kentucky State Fair Board names new interim CEO

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky State Fair Board has named a state official as its new interim chief executive officer. Don Parkinson, who is...

Kentucky State Fair Board to consider ban on flag sales

The Kentucky State Fair Board has decided to consider a request to ban sales of the Confederate battle flag or merchandise with its image starting with this year's state fair.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.