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Lexington group marches for women’s, human rights

Women and men gathered Sunday at Lexington's dowtown courthouse to march for women's rights.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Kentucky Women in Agriculture host annual conference

Kentucky farms are looking for a few good women.
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Kentucky ranks 8th in nation in rate of women murdered by men

Kentucky ranked eighth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study.
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Campus responses to sexual misconduct focus of conference in Lexington

The University of Kentucky Center for Research On Violence Against Women is hosting a national conference called "Campus Responses to Sexual Misconduct".

Simpsonville Police searching for two people they say stole thousands of dollars worth of...

The Simpsonville Police is asking for the public's help finding two woman they say stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise.
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Two women accused in armed robbery, victim slightly injured

Lexington Police say a man was slightly injured during a struggle with two women he says tried to rob him at gunpoint.
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Wine, Women, & Shoes – Kids Cancer Alliance

Katie Solove sits down with Shelby Russell, with the Kids Cancer Alliance to learn more about the organization, and hear about their upcoming "Wine, Women, and Shoes" fundraiser.
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Women take over gun range in Lexington

Shootings like one in Rowan County Monday are one reason some women in Lexington say they want to learn to handle a gun.

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