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Zika Summit Held In Lexington

May 11, 2017

Just a few years ago, you only had to worry about catching the Zika virus if you traveled overseas. Then it started to creep closer, mosquitoes that carry it have shown up here in the U.S.  So far, no bugs in Kentucky have been found with the Zika virus but Vickie Yates Glisson, the Secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services says, we need to get ahead of the disease and be prepared.

UK Athletics

The University of Kentucky's newly renamed Kroger Field will host high school state championship football games in 2017 and 2018.  The school and the KHSAA on Wednesday announced the Gridiron Bowl's move from Western Kentucky's Houchens Stadium in Bowling Green after eight years.

Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration wants to demolish a 26-story office building and convention center in the state capital and replace it with energy efficient buildings.

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

So far, members of Kentucky’s congressional delegation appear to be toeing the party line on President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Lawsuit Against FCPS Says Student Punched By Aide

May 10, 2017
Associated Press

The mother of a special needs student has filed a lawsuit against Fayette County Public Schools saying a para-educator punched the student in the face.

Kentucky Traffic Stop Leads To Heroin Bust

May 10, 2017
watchdog.org

State police have seized 33 pounds of heroin and arrested two Utah men after a traffic stop in western Kentucky.

Lee Townsend

This week Dr. Greg talks ticks with Lee Townsend, an entomoligist with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Josh James / WUKY

Around 100 protesters clustered around the entrances of the University of Kentucky’s Hilary J. Boone Center Tuesday night, hoping to catch the ear of Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr.

Josh James / WUKY

A city ordinance barring panhandlers and other pedestrians from approaching cars or standing in the roadway in 75 high-traffic areas will hit the docket later this week.

LFUCG

The community is being asked to give first responders in Lexington a week they’ll never forget. The Rotary Club of Lexington is sponsoring the annual First Responders Appreciation Week, May 22-26.

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