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Dunbar High School Student Athlete Dies

Grief Counselors will be at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School today. They’ll be helping students and staff cope with the loss of 15-year old Star Ifeacho.

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Grief Counselors will be at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School today.  They’ll be helping students and staff cope with the loss of 15-year old Star Ifeacho.

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An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion facility near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia, pledging to hire 550 employees earning average salaries of $70,000 in an area devastated by the loss of coal and manufacturing jobs.

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Less than five months after taking office, 2nd District councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins is signaling she will probably resign the post. The political newcomer was indicted Tuesday on felony forgery and theft charges.

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It seems like a no-brainer but more and more medical schools are teaching students that a collaborative approach to care is best for the patient.  This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with James Norton, director of UK's Center for Interprofessional Health Education.  The center's mission is to produce team-ready graduates who are well prepared to enter a rapidly changing health care delivery system.

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The city of Lexington is launching a new program to pick up panhandlers and offer them work in a bid to cut down on the practice, which has been on the rise in recent months.

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Three men are in jail for trying to transport drugs from California to Lexington on a private jet. Homeland Security was tipped off by authorities in California where the plane departed.

Samantha Lederman

Thursday marks the start of the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event at The Kentucky Horse Park; North America’s only four star competition where the best horses and riders in the world face off at the highest level of the sport for the richest prize in three day eventing.  German rider Michael Jung is trying to win for a third consecutive year, but as Samantha Lederman reports a promising young American rider is hoping to pull off the upset.

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We begin our Story Corps series by hearing from one of Lexington’s more recent residents.  25 year old Abraham Ikando talks to his friend, Karissa Porter with Kentucky Refugee Ministries, about his journey as a Congolese refugee and how KRM helped him from feeling lost. In this excerpt Abraham talks about his passion for music, his friendship with Karissa, and how he still has hope for America in a time when refugees are vulnerable with the current administration.

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6th District Congressman Andy Barr worked to tame a hostile crowd at his first Lexington town hall since the November election with little success Monday.

Summit At Fritz Farm Readies For Its Grand Opening

Apr 24, 2017
Bayer Properties

This week on the Business Side Brennan Fielder talks with Lindsay Bayer-Shipp, creative director and brand strategist at Bayer Properties, the Alabama-based developer set to debut the Summit at Fritz Farm, a sprawling new retail and dining complex on Nicholasville Road at Man O War Boulevard in the shadow of Fayette Mall.  The grand opening event is Thursday April 27th.

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