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Organizers behind the local piece of a coordinated international event dubbed “The Big Latch On” see the initiative as a way to lessen stigmas surrounding breastfeeding, especially in public.

This morning, just before 8:00 a construction crew that was working near the Woodlawn Glenn Dorms on UK’s Campus hit a two-inch gas line that feeds into the buildings. 

AP

As debate continues in Frankfort over the amount of leeway communities should have when designing local needle exchanges, Lexington health officials are entering the final stages of crafting the city’s program.

Food Stamps Being Used At More Farmers' Markets

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ky.gov

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says food stamp benefits can be used at an increasing number of farmers' markets in the state.

Mobile App For Kentucky State Police Now Available

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Kentucky State Police

People who want to report a crime, access forms and submit confidential tips may now do so through a mobile app for Kentucky State Police.  But police say it's not for use in an emergency, and people should still use 911 for such events.

LFUCG

This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh speaks with the new representative of Lexington's 6th District. 

AP

Kentucky U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says colleagues in his chamber will be voting on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood next week. The move comes in the wake of controversy over a series of secretly recorded videos showing representatives of the group discussing fetal tissue donations.

Josh James / WUKY

Cyclists on Lexington’s south end have a new route to the University of Kentucky through the Arboretum Woods. Officials hope the just-unveiled shared use path will help solve two perennial problems.

The parent of a student in the Fayette County Schools system has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education claiming her son his friends were repeatedly harassed during the 2013-14 school year. 

American Medical Association

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we begin a three part series with new American Medical Association President Steven Stack of Lexington.  He's the second local physician to ascend to the post in recent years.  In part one Dr. Stack lays out a number of challenges, opportunities and priorities he hopes to address during his tenure.

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