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Frankfort, Kentucky is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Frankfort, KY include 40619, 40603, and 40602. The median home price in Frankfort is $129,900. More Frankfort information.

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Yesterday | WLKY-TV Louisville

Friend: Fatal Routt Road shooting 'just an accident'

An 18-year-old Frankfort man was shot and killed over the weekend, and his friend is facing a murder charge.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WKYT

Frankfort teen remembered for work with National Guard Memorial

Dillon Walker had just graduated from Western Hills High School in Frankfort and was about to move on to college, but those who knew him say it's what he was doing outside the classroom that had a big impact.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

State Journal

Vaccines: First line of defense

August is Immunization Awareness Month and the Franklin County Health Department along with other medical providers have been busy immunizing the school children of Frankfort and Franklin County.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Shooting leaves teen dead, family friend says it was an accident

Posters themed around a horror movie called The Purge have been circulating on social media with today's date on it.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Coroner identifies 18-year-old killed on Routt Road

The Jefferson County Coroner's office released the identity of the 18-year-old shot and killed in the 7000 block of Routt Road Saturday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Convicted In 1998 Shooting Arrested On Drug Charges

Franklin County deputies arrested Darius Shareef, 36, Wednesday. Deputies say they found crack cocain, scales and $1,000 cash in his Frankfort home.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky

Bob Thomas fills up his pickup truck at the municipal-run gas station in Somerset, Ky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Photos: Car and motorcyle collide at Versailles Road and Red Mile Road intersection

Lexington Fire Dept. firefighters worked at the scene of an injury accident at in the middle of the intersection ofVersailles Rd. and Red Mile Rd. /Forbes Rd. in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

State Journal

Capital City Reading Camp helps children improve skills

The Church of the Ascension's second annual Capital City Reading Camp helped 19 young participants improve their reading skills in June.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Ky. officials: revenue up 2.2 percent in July

Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Robin Williams shared their reactions to his death at age 63 in an apparent suicide: A Louisville man is facing a felony charge for allegedly spraying graffiti on the side of a building -- and it's not the first time he's been in the news.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

WKYT

Signs help vets fight personal battle

Mark Creech is fighting a war right here at home, one that sends the American soldier into a personal battle every day - yet one of which most are unaware.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

State Journal

School Memories

There was a common thread through all of the conversations I had with the young, old and in-between.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Coal group: No doubts about McConnell's support

FRANKFORT, Ky. A trade group representing Kentucky's coal industry defended Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell on Friday after a published report said his wife is a board member of an organization that has spent $50 million to close coal-fired power plants.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Medical News

Longer looks: Kentucky is health law poster child; how to negotiate a ...

Time : How Kentucky Got Obamacare Right About a year ago, on Aug. 22, a team of inspectors from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services arrived in Frankfort, Ky., to see if the people working out of a nondescript warehouse there were going to be able to pull off the launch of ... (more)

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State Journal

Bereaving family appalled at cemetery's exhumation

A bereaving Frankfort family watched in anger and dismay today as Frankfort Cemetery personnel exhumed their family member's coffin that had only been partially buried Tuesday because of a lack of manpower.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Innovative Dairy Facility coming to London

Click on headline for complete story By Joe Hall FRANKFORT, KY - Eastern Kentucky will soon be home to one of the most innovative dairy facilities in the world.

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Sentinel News

News Digest: Aug. 6, 2014

Shelby County Public Library has been selected as one of 12 libraries in the state to receive a copy of the recently published book Kentucky 120.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

CBS News

College president gives up $90K so workers can get raise

Raymond Burse thinks low-paid workers at Kentucky State University deserve a raise, and he's personally willing to give up more than $90,000 to make sure they get one.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WHAS11

St. Catherine exit along I-65 southbound in Jefferson County to close

FRANKFORT, Ky. Crews will close the St. Catherine off-ramp along I-65 southbound in Jefferson County Tuesday, Aug. 5, for crash-cushion repairs.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

WHAS11

KSP searching for two escapees from Blackburn Correctional Complex

FRANKFORT, Ky. Kentucky State Police are searching for two fugitives they say escaped from the Blackburn Correctional Complex.

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