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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.

Two sought for passing bad checks in Jessamine Co.

Police in Nicholasville are asking for help from the public in identifying two women they say passed stolen checks at 3 banks in Nicholasville and Wilmore.
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Colorado strip club operator accused of exploiting dancers

A Colorado company that owns over a dozen strip clubs around the country is facing a federal lawsuit over allegations that it exploited its dancers by requiring them to pay fees in order to work.
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Three women face rape charges in Ashland

Three women are behind bars in Ashland for sexual abuse of a child with a mental disability.
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Women have Mixed Reactions to Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Trump's presidency has created a divide between many Americans especially among women, with some praising his victory and other's questioning his morality.
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Bill Aims to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy

Kentucky Senate leaders say a bill aimed at banning women from getting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy could come up for a vote this week.

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