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Flu remains widespread in Kentucky

Kentucky health officials say that the flu is continuing to rage across the state and is expected to continue to be a problem well into next month.

Muhammad Ali’s boyhood home restored, to be open to public

As a boxer and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali stood out. So does the bright pink home in Kentucky where he shadowboxed and played pranks on his brother.

Blue Grass Stockyards to reveal relocation plans, hear concerns

Representatives of Blue Grass Stockyards are expected to reveal their plans for relocation at a meeting in Georgetown Thursday morning.

Kentucky cancels public hearings after court ruling

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavley has canceled a series of public meetings on the EPA's proposed clean power plan after the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the plan from going into effect.

Jessamine County needle-exchange program approved

Nicholasville-Jessamine County has become the fourth community in Kentucky to adopt a needle-exchange program.

USPS asks public to clear sidewalks & mailbox areas of snow

In advance of a potentially large snowfall expected this weekend, Postal officials are asking for the public’s cooperation in keeping mailboxes, steps, and sidewalks clear of snow and ice so letter carriers are able to provide the safest, most efficient delivery service possible.

Kentucky Utilities, LG&E closing several coal ash ponds

Prompted by new federal regulations, the state's two largest utility companies are closing several storage ponds that collect the coal ash burned by power plants.

Anne Frank exhibit opens at Louisville library

An exhibit featuring family photographs of Anne Frank has opened at Louisville Free Public Library and continues through Feb. 27.

LPD still looking for answers in first homicide of 2016

Lexington Police are looking for information from the public in a homicide on New Year's Day.

Public meetings invite community to “Dream a perfect library”

The Lexington Public Library will hold a series of community meetings in January in order to receive input into the library’s new strategic plan.

Jefferson Co. Public Schools wants to raise class size

Jefferson County Public Schools is planning to increase the maximum number of students allowed in many of its classes, saying the move will free up certified teachers to be redeployed to schools or programs that JCPS thinks needs more support.

Glasgow businessman chosen as public protection secretary

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Glasgow businessman and former judge-executive to be secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.

Mayor names Commissioner of Environmental Quality & Public Works

Dowell Hoskins-Squier, Director of the Division of Traffic Engineering, has been named Commissioner of the city’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works by Mayor Jim Gray.

Lexington teachers receive mini-grants from Blue Grass Community Foundation

Blue Grass Community Foundation has awarded a total of $10,000 to eight sites in Fayette County Public Schools for the 2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grant Program, which encourages innovation and creativity.

State agency approves acquisition of Public Gas Co.

Kentucky Frontier Gas LLC is expanding again with the purchase of Public Gas Co.

2 officials to stand trial in zone change investigation

Former McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry and former Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice will soon stand trial after being accused of tampering with public records.

FCPS names new Sr. Director of Administrative Services

Superintendent Manny Caulk has announced the hiring of a new Senior Director of Administrative Services.

Arrest after man found unconscious in restaurant bathroom

Police in Richmond arrested a man on assault charges after they say he was found unconscious with a syringe in his arm in the bathroom of a Fazoli's restaurant.

Premium seating for Breeders’ Cup made available to public

The Breeders’ Cup today announced that just released prime seating and dining locations are now available to the public for Friday and Saturday at the World Championships at Keeneland.

Voting rights symposium being held at University of Kentucky

Figures from the media, politics, the judiciary and more are speaking Tuesday at the University of Kentucky during a daylong symposium on voting rights.

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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.