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Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Group protests removal of plaque on Jefferson Davis statue

A group is protesting the decision the Historic Properties Commission made to take down the plaque on a historical monument in the State Capitol. 
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McConnell backs full legalization of hemp

Sen. McConnell met with business leaders to discuss a variety of topics including new legislation McConnell says he's looking to introduce that would remove hemp from the list of controlled substances.
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People in Estill County want radioactive waste removed from landfill

Some people in Estill County are asking the state to rethink a plan that would leave more than a thousand tons of illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.
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Kentucky is preparing for snow

Always be mindful of the potential for slick spots on roadways, especially overpasses and bridges is possible.
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Panel: Remove plaque that calls Jefferson Davis ‘hero’

A panel of historic properties advisers in Kentucky has recommended removing a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis that identifies the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."
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NAACP renews fight to remove Jefferson Davis statue from state capitol

After Lexington's Urban County Council unanimously passed a resolution last night to move two confederate statues that currently stand near the historic old courthouse downtown, many groups across the state are pushing to get other confederate statues removed including one in the state capitol rotunda.

Kentucky city’s Confederate statue yields warring petitions

Following the violent white nationalist rally in Virginia, a petition is calling for the removal of Confederate symbols from public property in a Kentucky city.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures on New Circle at Richmond Rd. continue Tuesday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC,) says that lane closures on the outer loop ramps off and on New Circle Road at Richmond Road will continue to be in effect until 3:00 p.m.

Former KRS chairman set to argue against removal in court

The former chairman of the beleaguered Kentucky Retirement Systems is heading to court to challenge his removal by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
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Judge dismisses suit over Louisville Confederate monument

A judge in Louisville has given the city the go-ahead to remove an 1895 Confederate monument by dismissing a lawsuit that sought to keep it at its original site.
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Louisville judge clears way for Confederate monument removal

A judge has ended a restraining order that barred the city of Louisville from removing a 120-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that sits near the University of Louisville.

Opinion says governor can’t remove retirement trustee

A Kentucky attorney general's advisory opinion says the governor isn't allowed to remove a trustee from the board of the Kentucky Retirement Systems before the trustee's term has expired.
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Dying ash trees to be removed across Lexington

The city of Lexington is removing 78 dying ash trees.
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Regular yard waste removal to resume

As the spring season continues to develop in the Commonwealth, so do extra lawn trimmings and general vegetation.
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Poll: Majority of Americans support Confederate flag removal

A national survey shows 57 percent of Americans support South Carolina's decision to remove the Confederate flag from its Statehouse grounds while 34 percent are opposed.
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Multi-Million Dollar Construction At Blue Grass Airport

The Blue Grass Airport announced a multi-year construction project on the Maintenance/Snow Removal Equipment Complex, Public Safety Building and taxi area.

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