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3:51 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Kentucky To License Pastoral Counselors

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Kentucky is set to become the sixth state to license pastoral counselors to help people with issues such as marital difficulties and depression.

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3:43 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

After Long Wait, Work Begins On Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden

A piece of artwork to be installed at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden
Credit Josh James / WUKY

While celebrated jockey Isaac Murphy broke racing records, it took more than seven years for his Lexington memorial to get to the starting gate.

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1:45 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Public Safety Agencies Using New Digital System

A federal mandate requiring emergency response agencies to improve communications has led to a new digital system in Fayette County. 

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11:46 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Perryville Tries To Preserve Barn Owls

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An effort is afoot to save barn owls roosting in structures at the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

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4:54 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Seventeen Lexington Police Recruits Officially Join The Force

Officers take the oath during the July 2014 graduation ceremony
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Seventeen new faces were officially added to Lexington’s police force Friday morning.

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4:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Mayor Temporarily Reinstates Police Cruiser Policy

Lexington police cruiser
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray took executive action Friday to temporarily allow police offers to use city-owned vehicles for personal errands.

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9:48 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Patients Treated To A Little Magic

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There was a special visitor to cheer up patients and their families at the Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

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9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Storm-Damaged Center Rebuilt In Eastern Kentucky

Woodsbend Youth Development Center in West Liberty, Ky.

A youth development center left badly damaged by a 2012 tornado in eastern Kentucky has been rebuilt.

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7:12 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Couple Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Charity

The one-time chairman of a Louisville-based charity and the former director of a dental business have pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges.

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6:45 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Kentucky Ends Budget Year In The Red

Kentucky's state government finished the 2014 fiscal year about $90 million short.  

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