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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds when she arrived at work Tuesday, blocking the view of several dozen rainbow-clad protesters outside her office who chanted "do your job" and carried signs that read "You Don't Own Marriage."

lexingtonhealthdepartment.org

Work continues on Lexington’s Community Health Improvement Plan. The initiative launched in 2012 to identify and help remedy residents’ top health concerns narrowed its focus to three priorities, two of which may not sound like the typical issues tackled by a health agency.

City Dedicates New Park Near Clay Estate

8 hours ago
lexingtonky.gov

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Council member Bill Farmer and other dignitaries were on hand today to re-dedicate a one acre plot of land that once was part of Ashland the Henry Clay Estate.

Kentucky Historical Society

A state panel has updated its website to take public comments about the Jefferson Davis statue in the Kentucky Capitol.

Josh James / WUKY

City officials joined the Lexington Humane Society Monday in unveiling of two new transport trailers designed to house animals during emergencies. And 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

Jun 29, 2015
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

Jun 29, 2015
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

Jun 29, 2015
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.

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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.

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