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Travel and tourism in Lexington on the rise

It's National Travel and Tourism Week and restaurants and hotels in Lexington say they're starting to see more visitors. 

Answer to vaccine hesitancy is local health providers

A new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky shows there's a fair amount of Kentuckians still hesitant to get the shot.

Local podcast hits #10 on apple’s fiction podcast ranking

The creators of "Thirteen Podcast" Brooke Jennet, Ian Epperson, Bridgett Howard, and Lizz Walker tell stories about witchcraft, ghosts, demons, and much more.

First annual Kentucky Proud Festival

Sunday the first annual Kentucky Proud Festival took over the Bluegrass Stockyards.

Author Bryan Taylor offers encouragement

Bryan Taylor is a local author that will be speaking to caregivers and those facing health battles. He will also sign his book "Even...

Josephine Sculpture Park, 7 Days of Giving

Today we talked to the owner of Josephine Sculpture Park about an opportunity to give back this season.

JonEvan Jack’s, Family Owned and Operated

Today we talked to JonEvan Jack's owners, Nathan and Miranda Brown, about how the restaurant got started and what guests like you can expect.

The Dixie Grill, New Changes Coming to Corbin

Beginning November 15, new ownership is renaming The Dixie Grill as In The Circle Family Restaurant. There will be lots of exciting changes taking place!

Jennifer Lawrence attends arts event in Louisville hometown

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attended an arts ceremony co-hosted by her namesake foundation in her hometown of Louisville.

Local Nonprofit FoodChain Talks New Kitchen

Check out local nonprofit FoodChain, and learn how to get involved in their mission!

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.

District raising taxes for new schools, to offset fund cuts

Kentucky's third largest school district has raised local property taxes to offset state funding cuts and new school expenses.

Local breeder has strong connection to not one, but two derby hopefuls

We are now just days away from the year's biggest day for horse racing.

Lexington fire safety ranking joins best in nation

Lexington is one of only 241 fire departments in the country, and one of only eight in Kentucky, to attain the Class 1 status from the organization, scoring 99.34 points out of a possible 105.5.

UPDATE: Capital Day School Wins National Verizon App Challenge

A team of students at Capital Day School in Frankfort won 'Best in Nation' in the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge for their Waste Free America mobile app idea.

Local War Hero Passes Away

BARDSTOWN, Ky (WTVQ)- A local war hero, famous for saving most of the soldiers in his unit has died. Retired Lieutenant General Hal Moore died...

Local Musicians Play at Alltech’s “Celebration of Song” in Lexington

Sunday night, local musicians gathered for Alltech's 11th annual "Celebration of Song" in Lexington.

Ceremony to Honor Local Survivors of Pearl Harbor Attack

Wednesday marks the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Local artist to restore Paducah’s Vietnam War Memorial

A local artist and sculptor will soon be doing some restoration work on the Vietnam War Memorial in Paducah.

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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.