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Kentucky State Fair Attendance Exceeds 600,000

Aug 31, 2017
kystatefair.org

The Kentucky State Fair drew more than 609,000 visitors during an 11-day run, exceeding last year's attendance by more than 44,000.

Two Boys Hailed As Lexington's Youngest Heroes

Aug 31, 2017

Thursday morning the city of Lexington honored two young boys who are being called heroes.

Josh James / WUKY

The Herald Leader is reporting that Lexington Mayor Jim Gray plans to formally ask members of the Lexington Cemetery Board to consider taking in two Confederate statues that currently sit adjacent to Cheapside Park.

Black Leaders Call For Removal Of Jefferson Davis Statue

Aug 30, 2017
Kentucky Historical Society

A group of black lawmakers, pastors and advocacy groups have called for the removal of a Jefferson Davis statue in the Kentucky Capitol.

Josh James

18-members of the Lexington Fire Department have hit the road and are heading to College Station which is about 95 miles out of Houston. They’ll be assisting first responders there.

LRC Public Information

Kentucky's GOP House speaker says the state's Republican governor and others need to tone down the rhetoric used when debating the future of the state's troubled pension system.

Supplies are desperately needed in flood ravaged parts of Texas. One supply in particular has become critical…blood. The Kentucky Blood Center is one of dozens of centers across the country that is stepping in to help and that’s where you come in. “We’re encouraging anyone who is eligible to donate or if you’ve never tried to come out for the first time and donate blood. It will help Kentucky patients and Texas patients in this case.”

Legislative Research Commission

The Kentucky House of Representatives has scheduled an unusual closed-door meeting to discuss recommended changes to the state's struggling public pension systems.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley/Adam Beam

The Kentucky attorney general's office says it can't determine whether a board inspecting Gov. Matt Bevin's Louisville home violated open meetings law because it doesn't know if public business was discussed during the inspection.

Frankfort's Police Chief Resigns

Aug 29, 2017

The head of Frankfort’s police department is stepping down.

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