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UK expert: Getting wise to misinformation, conspiracy theories

By Lindsey Piercy LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/UK Public Affairs) — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has opened gateways — allowing for people to continue learning and remain connected....

Twitter, Pinterest crack down on voter misinformation

Twitter and Pinterest are rolling out new efforts to root out voting misinformation ahead of the November elections.

On Twitter, limited number of characters spreading fake info

A new study finds that a tiny fraction of Twitter users spread the vast majority of fake news in 2016, with conservatives and older people sharing misinformation more.

Scott County Sheriff’s Office warns of false Facebook post

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning its social media followers that someone posted incorrect information on Facebook about upcoming traffic safety checkpoints in the county.

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Man shot and killed near busy Lexington downtown early Saturday morning

Police say the man was taken to the hospital where he ultimately died.

East Jessamine high school teacher arrested, faces rape charges

According to the arrest documents, Jason Sharp allegedly had sex with a minor younger than 16-years old.

Deteriorating grave of Union general refurbished by veterans

After the war, general Gordon Granger headed to Texas, the last confederate state in the US.

Bikers raise over $2000 dollars from Poker Run to benefit special needs kids

On Saturday morning about 50 bikers headed to McLeods Coffee House in Lexington for a special cause.