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‘Instagram for Kids’ faces push back in KY, Facebook responds

Several groups are concerned after Facebook announced it will launch an 'Instagram for kids' ages 13 and younger.

Several bills aimed at helping KY youth, non-profit weighs in

Several bills that would benefit young Kentuckians have made their way through the General Assembly.

Schools facing some challenges with in-person learning

Kentucky Youth Advocates, a statewide organization that calls itself an independent voice for kids, got together virtually and talked about what schools should expect next now that students are gradually returning to the classroom.

Hundreds rally for Kentucky kids virtually during Children’s Advocacy Week

Gov. Beshear, leadership from Kentucky House and Senate joined in

Children’s Advocacy Week kicks off

Includes 18 virtual events Feb. 1-5

Students say pandemic led to increased vaping, tobacco use among peers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - More than a third of Kentucky middle and high schoolers say the pandemic has increased students using e-cigarettes, or "vapes,"...

Advocate virtual forum discusses tobacco free policies

KYA, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky partner in efforts to reduce tobacco use in the Commonwealth

Bill banning corporal punishment in schools heads to House

A bill that would ban corporal punishment in schools is headed to the House. Supporters say corporal punishment traumatizes children and creates less orderly climates.

Report: Oral health of Kentucky children is getting worse

A new report says the oral health of Kentucky children is getting worse despite having a greater access to dentists.

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Saint Peter Claver Church prays for choir director injured in car crash

Police say they don't know how or why Leny crashed. Leny's friends are in disbelief as he had just left choir practice right before the accident.

UPDATE: All roads reopen following freak car crash in Lexington

All roads reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Traffic Update: NB I-75 in Scott County reopens after truck hits bridge overpass

The truck hit the Frogtown Road/KY 608 overpass. The bridge has been inspected and evaluated by state engineers.
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UPDATE: Two members of Kentucky State University board resign

Candace McGraw and Paul Harnice resigned days before the abrupt departure of the KSU president.