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Special Olympics wrap up flag football season with Regional tournament

Kentucky Special Olympics flag football will have a regional tournament to wrap up its 2019 season.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington; Holds Special Olympic Camp

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ)- One of the most beloved Cats of the cal era, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was to help put on a basketball camp for...

Law enforcement officers participate in annual torch run

Special Olympics starts this weekend and to kick it off, law enforcement is doing the annual torch run.

Lexington gymnast proves age is just a number

About a month ago, a Lexington gymnast returned home from Abu Dhabi after competing in the Special Olympics World Games.

Trump pivots on pledges, exploring the art of the climb-down

His border shutdown went from imminent to uncertain. A major health care push was declared and then delayed. Funding cuts were inserted in his proposed budget and just as quickly taken out.

Trump backs off Special Olympics funding cut

President Donald Trump says he is backing off a budget request to cut funding for the Special Olympics, after days of criticism.

Polar Plunge supports Special Olympics

People were freezing for a reason Saturday afternoon as many plunged into a pool of cold water.

Special Olympics Kentucky holds annual Truck Pull

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Special Olympics Kentucky held it's annual Big Brown Truck Pull Saturday. Every year, teams get together to try to pull...

Morehead police department hosts armored truck pull

The money raised will benefit Rowan County's special olympics team.

Cops on doughnut shop for Special Olympics

Central Kentucky officers are on the roof of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to raise money for Special Olympics.

Big Brown Truck Pull

Teams of 15 will take turns pulling a UPS 18-wheeler cargo truck 12 feet.

Lexington coach added to 2018 Special Olympics Kentucky team

Special Olympics Kentucky has added a Lexington swimming coach to Team Kentucky for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Game. 

Athletes compete in Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games

It’s an exciting weekend in Richmond.

Athletes kick off Special Olympic Kentucky Summer Games

Tonight was the kick off of this year's Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games at Eastern Kentucky University.

Siren testing canceled due to Special Olympics at EKU

Regularly scheduled siren testing Saturday in Richmond canceled due to event at EKU.

Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Kentucky

University of Kentucky Police will be ditching the handcuffs in favor of a dishtowel as they serve customers at Buffalo Wild Wings during the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser on Friday, April 21st.

Lexington Special Olympics athlete earns bronze in World Winter Games

Lexington Special Olympics skier Patrick Tutsch claimed a bronze medal in the Super G slalom event in Austria on Sunday.

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Now in it's 18th year, the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics has become something of a tradition here at ABC 36. Mark Buerger and Bruce Stebbins stop by the studio to tell Doug High what to expect from this year's event, happening on February 18.

Special Olympics basketball camp to hold exhibition game Friday

Special Olympics athletes have been brushing up on their basketball skills at a camp in Versailles this week out at WinStar Farm.

Big Brown Truck Pull – Special Olympics 7-11

Mark Buerger, with Special Olympics Kentucky, sits down with Lauren Gawthrop to talk about the Big Brown Truck Pull Kickoff Event on Tuesday at Texas Roadhouse.

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