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Confederate Statue Removal Leaves New View Of Cheapside

The twin Confederate monuments at the heart of Lexington have been removed. The surprise conclusion to a years-long public debate happened relatively swiftly and without fanfare Tuesday evening.

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Restaurants will soon debut new health inspection reports, using a system the county health department believes will be easier for diners to decode.

Louisville Board OKs Firing Of Pitino In Hoops Scandal

Oct 3, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.

A Kentucky school district says a middle school student who left school without permission fell into a drainage ditch adjacent to campus.

Coroner Says Woman Found Under Bridge Died Of Assault

Oct 3, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader

The death of a woman found under a bridge in Lexington is being investigated as a homicide.

Fundraiser To Help Abuse Survivors Underway

Oct 3, 2017

A lack of adequate financial resources can make it difficult for survivors of domestic violence to leave an abusive situation.

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Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the issue of partisan gerrymandering for the first time in more than a decade. On the same day, a forum in Lexington will examine how the legislative map-making affects the commonwealth.

Double Dogs, Elkhorn Tavern, and New Food Partner For Al's Bar This Week On The Business Side

Oct 2, 2017
Smiley Pete Publishing

WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes about some recent food and drink headlines including the compromise reached between the local health department and Double Dogs Chow House in Hamburg, a new bar now open inside Barrel House Brewing in the Distillery District and Fida's Caribbean Cafe which will soon open inside Al's Bar in North Lexington.

Padgett Named As Pitino's Interim Replacement

Sep 29, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Louisville has named assistant David Padgett as the interim replacement for men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, staying in-house to maintain continuity in the wake of a nationwide federal investigation of college basketball.

AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Ousted Louisville coach Rick Pitino tells a radio host in a text message that he is sad and misses his players as they begin practice for a season already marred by a federal probe that alleged corruption in the school's basketball program and others in the sport.

Josh James / WUKY

Forty-eight Lexington police recruits walked off the graduation stage as police officers Thursday, and the city's police chief says they're hitting the streets at a time when the nation faces an uptick in violent crime.

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