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Josh James / WUKY

City officials joined the Lexington Humane Society Monday in unveiling of two new transport trailers designed to house animals during emergencies. As the mobile units could wind up saving the lives of pets and their owners.

lexingtonky.gov

After six months of negotiations, debate, and public review, the ink appears to be drying on Lexington’s next budget.

Kentucky Clerks Object To Ruling, Halt Marriage Licenses

15 hours ago
Associated Press

A few court clerks in Kentucky are refusing to issue marriage licenses to any couple as an objection to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.

Salato Wildlife Center Manager Drowns Near Myrtle Beach

15 hours ago
WLEX TV

A Kentucky woman has drowned while swimming over the weekend near Myrtle Beach.  52-year-old Laurie Davison of Lexington, Kentucky, was pulled from the ocean at Garden City on Sunday morning.

Thousands Attend Lexington Pride Festival

21 hours ago
WTVQ TV

Thousands packed Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza on Saturday for the annual Lexington Pride festival, one day after an historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling made same sex marriage legal in Kentucky and across the county.

centerffs.org

A celebration fifty years in the making takes place Monday in Madison County.  2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of LBJ's VISTA Program.  Today it's called AmeriCorps VISTA.  A special celebration summit is being held on Monday at Berea College.  We talk with a current VISTA member for what's on tap for the day.

New Report Highlights Strength In Lexington Job Creation

Jun 28, 2015
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and the Lane Report's Mark Green discuss a new economic report released by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.  Among the findings, Lexington, Louisville, and Bowling Green continue to outperform the nation in the rate of job creation.

Gatton Appointed To Lifetime Honorary Trustee Post At UK

Jun 27, 2015
Lane Report

Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Carol Martin "Bill" Gatton to be a lifetime honorary trustee of the University of Kentucky, where Gatton is the largest single donor.

wuky.org

After deliberating the better part of Saturday, the Fayette County School Board has hired Emmanuel Caulk as the district's new superintendent.

Timeline: History-Making Day For Gay Rights In Kentucky

Jun 26, 2015

Friday's historic Supreme Court decision touched off a variety of actions and reactions across Kentucky.

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