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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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High School Highlight Reel: 11/27/20

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More help or more charges? Discussion on manslaughter for overdose deaths.

As drug overdoses continue to increase during the pandemic, there's been talk about how to lower those numbers.

Firefighters battling house fire behind “The Cave” fire station in Lexington

Firefighters are battling a house fire in the 3400 block of Colonnade drive in Lexington off Man o' War near Bold Bidder Drive.

KSP investigating after man found dead in Herrington Lake

State police are investigating after a man was found dead in Herrington Lake in Garrard County.