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Volunteers of America helping women

A community has plenty to celebrate as it comes out of a difficult 18 months. But as tough as things have been, a special program for women has plenty to celebrate after a year.

Program touts franchise opportunities for minorities, women

The Yum Center for Global Franchise Excellence will create the first business program of its kind at a public university.

March 24th is Equal Pay Day, finance expert speaks on closing the financial gap

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - For years women have fought to close the financial wage gap between men and women in the workforce. According to Nichole...

New drug treatment center for women opening in Owenton

Center eventually will have 88 spaces.

Woman’s Hospital at St. Joe East recognized with a BDC for Maternity Care designation

According to the CDC, non-Hispanic Black women are two to three times more likely to die from preventable or treatable pregnancy-related complications compared to white women.

Lexington Police need help identifying two women

Police think they may have information.

2 UK research projects address violence against women

These two projects for funding at $10,000 each, beginning Oct. 15, 2020, for 18 months.

Food drive to help homeless women veterans in Winchester

A new center is opening in Winchester to help homeless women veterans, and it needs help.

Scouts’ ‘Unstoppable Series’ highlights inspiring local women

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Launches Virtual Program Featuring  Inspiring Female Role Models from Kentucky & Greater Cincinnati

Women from across the country sign letter to Louisville mayor

Groups continue to collect signatures with focus on White women.

Man bilked Kentuckians of thousands in romance, grant frauds

Man worked with co-conspirators to carry out scam.

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...

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Art installation, anthem mash-up to debut at Lexington Legends game

Saturday night's Lexington Legends game will feature an art installation and a twist on the national anthem.

Kroger shooter gets life sentence for hate crime murders

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. (Department of Justice Public Affairs) - A Kentucky man was sentenced in federal court to life in prison without parole in connection...

State may get vaccination bump after payoffs July 2; positivity falls

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kentucky continues to creep toward its broad vaccination goal as new case numbers continue a slow but steady fall. State officials...

Morehead State satellite passes tests to go to the moon

MOREHEAD, Ky. (MSU Public Affairs) - Lunar IceCube, a small satellite built at Morehead State University's Space Science Center, has passed environmental testing at...