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UPDATE: Pikeville miners end train track protest after receiving pay

Miners who were blocking a coal train while waiting on money they said Quest Energy owed them have been paid and have moved from the tracks.

Activists in Lexington join in nationwide anti-war protests

The Lexington Democratic Socialists of America rallied in protest of a potential war Sunday afternoon at the Fayette County Courthouse.
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At least 4 Kentucky school districts close amid protests

At least four Kentucky school districts have canceled classes because of too many teacher absences as educators continue to protest at the state Capitol.

Family separations push new activists into migrant protests

Immigrants who have spent years fighting to change the country’s immigration system are getting newfound support from liberal activists, moms and first-time protesters motivated by a visceral narrative: President Donald Trump’s administration separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

UN rights body to meet on Gaza violence

Human Rights Council to hold a special session on deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.

Kentucky city considers mask ban in wake of violent protests

A Kentucky city is considering following the example of several others in banning masks in public places, following violent protests across the country.
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Statement released from Lexington Police chief regarding potential protests

Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard released a statement regarding potential protests.

Protesters gather outside Lexington Planned Parenthood

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Protesters gathered outside of Planned Parenthood in Lexington Saturday, joining others across the country as part of the second annual National Day...

UPDATE: Mascot to Change for New Lexington School After Protests

Fayette County Public Schools is changing the mascot for its new high school because of protests. Superintendent Manny Caulk says students will instead choose a horse-related mascot for the new Frederick Douglass High School.
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Frankfort protests don’t change minds of Republican electors

Early morning protesters on the steps of the state house in Frankfort hoped to sway electors meeting in the capitol to cast votes in the 2016 presidential election.

Group Calls for Protests in Frankfort Monday

A national call for protests on Monday as the electoral college meets will include demonstrations in Frankfort.
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Ark Encounter opens to public, protestors demonstrate

The long-anticipated Ark Encounter opened to the public Thursday morning, drawing enthusiasts and believers, but also protestors who say the attraction promotes an immoral message.
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Coal Miners And Environmentalists On Collision Course At EPA Hearing

Coal miners and environmentalists held separate protests prior to a scheduled federal EPA hearing on Kentucky mine permits Tuesday evening. It was jobs versus the environment.

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