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Refuge for Women opens its first Kentucky emergency shelter for trafficked women

A non-profit, faith based group says it is opening its first emergency shelter for women in Kentucky. 

Women veterans honored, urged to take advantage of benefits

June 12th is now a big day for women veterans in Kentucky, Governor Beshear has proclaimed it a day to celebrate and honor women who have served our country.

UK Midwife Nurse speaks out about pregnant women and COVID-19

A nurse-midwife is someone who provides care for women across the lifespan from adolescence to post-menopause.

Women make up almost two thirds of coronavirus cases in Fayette

Almost two-thirds of the confirmed coronavirus cases in Fayette County have been women and most of the cases have been spread evenly across the 18-74 age groups

NCAA cancels basketball tourneys, other sports

Decision comes day after NCAA it would try with limited attendance

Senate passes bill tackling gender gap in coding

Republican Senator Damon Thayer, of Georgetown, is a primary sponsor of a bill designed to increase participation in computer science courses by underrepresented groups.

Lexington group marches for women’s, human rights

Women and men gathered Sunday at Lexington's dowtown courthouse to march for women's rights.

Transitional home to help homeless women veterans

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) - The number of homeless veterans in this country is estimated at around 120,000, according to the government. One of the fastest...

HMH Foundation awarded $221,000 to further expand sexual assault victim support

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation has received $221,000 in federal grant funding from Victims of Crime Act and Violence Against Women Act.

Kentucky Power creates mechanic community college scholarships

Kentucky Power has established two scholarships in an effort to encourage more women and minorities to become line mechanics.

Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone

The killings of three women who were attacked while engaged in sports have raised alarms about how women can defend themselves, and why they must be ready to fight off attackers in the first place.

Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

WASHINGTON (AP) - Women with military experience - many of them combat veterans - are among the record number of female candidates running for...

Lexington Fire department hosts Brenda Cowan Fire Camp

Lexington might soon have some new firefighters diversifying the ranks.

Protesters rally for Poor People’s Campaign in Frankfort

On Monday people across the country kicked of the 40 day Poor People's Campaign which looks to bring awareness to issues affecting the vulnerable in our country.

Historic number of women and teachers file to run for office

Election season has officially arrived here in Kentucky as a historic number of candidates filed to run for office.

Senate committee passes controversial “Abstinence Bill”

A controversial bill that would require sex education teachers to teach abstinence as the gold standard for students in public schools is headed to the full Senate after passing out of committee Thursday.

New shelter opens in Georgetown

Women and children in need of help in Scott County now have a brand new place to stay and get warm as temperatures continue to stay below freezing.

Exchange-Program Helps Military Women

A new program to help female soldiers is on the way to the Fort Campbell area.

Police: Woman shot on Cheryl Lane, suspect in custody

Police say they responded to a shots fired call on Cheryl Lane at around midnight Monday. When officers arrived they say they found a woman with a gunshot wound to her upper chest.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.