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Lexington, Kentucky is located in Fayette County. Zip codes in Lexington, KY include 40533, 40513, and 40576. The median home price in Lexington is $169,900 which is roughly $131/per square foot.

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UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

UK agronomist Dave Williams stood next to a plot of 7-foot hemp plants at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington last Thursday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KSBW-TV

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

One week, three airline crashes. In Ukraine, the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17 killed all 298 aboard.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

State seeks to fire social worker accused of using child as 'bargaining tool' in drug deal

A state social worker is facing conspiracy, bribery and official misconduct charges in Lexington after allegedly using a child as a bargaining chip in a drug deal.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Teen burned attempting 'Fire Challenge' he saw onlineTeen burned...

He was attempting to take part in something known as a "fire challenge", where a person pours alcohol on their skin and lights it on fire.

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WKYT

Car break-ins reported in Lexington neighborhood

We're tracking a crime alert in a Lexington neighborhood. Neighbors say someone broke into a car and a garage on Spring Creek Circle, near Hartland Parkway, on Wednesday morning.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Teens Are Setting Themselves On Fire In Hopes Of Becoming Social Media Famous

Forget the town pool or weekend trips to the beach. This summer, teenagers have found something way more productive to do with their time; light themselves on fire in hopes of becoming social media famous on platforms like YouTube and Vine.

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Daily Mail

Missing student Holly Bobo, 20, 'was filmed tied up and crying...

A witness testified at a preliminary hearing on Tuesday that she had seen footage of Bobo tied up and crying after she was kidnapped in 2011 She said she also saw suspected murderer Zachary Adams in the footage but that she turned it off before he had sex with Bobo The shocking details emerged in a preliminary hearing for Jeffrey Pearcy, who ... (more)

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky Toyota president to speak at Minority Business Expo

Lexington : The 12th annual Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo will be Thursday and Friday at the Lexington Convention Center.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A Republican congressman from Kentucky said his lobbyist wife did not improperly spur him to introduce a bill concerning the possible abuse of Tennessee walking horses and there's no basis for an ethics complaint against him.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Grimes opens Lexington office, says beating McConnell her 'number one priority'

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes kicked off a bus tour to this weekend's annual Fancy Farm picnic by opening her Fayette County headquarters with a few hundred cheering supporters.

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Business Journal

Keller selected for fellowship

State Sen. Tim Keller , who serves the Democrat's majority whip in the Senate, is one of 48 official from across the country who will be taking part in a six-day workshop regarding state government.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Four youths, ages 11 to 13, charged in Lexington burglaries, ice cream truck theft

Lexington police say they have arrested four juveniles, ages 11 to 13, who allegedly committed a series of burglaries and an ice cream truck theft in the Masterson Station-McConnell's Trace area.

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Blood Horse

Ashford's Shanghai Bobby to Shuttle to Brazil

The 4-year-old son of will stand at at Fazenda Mondesir near Bage and is being leased by a group of prominent Brazilian breeders which include Stud Eternamente Rio, Haras Regina, Stud Capitao, Haras Old Friends and Di Cellius, among others.

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The Wichita Eagle

Summary of NCAA head-injury settlement

In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Florida Matt Patchan and Marcus Gilbert look on as Florida quarterback Tim Tebow lies on the turf after being sacked during an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

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WKYT

Funeral services set for "Wah Wah" Jones

He was of the Big Blue Nation's all-time greatest athletes. Born in Harlan Co., Jones was an All-American under both Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant and is the only Kentucky player to have his number retired in in both basketball and football.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Model stunt plane hobbyist's passion will take him to world championships next month

Next month, Kenny Stevens of Lexington will travel to Wloclawek, Poland, where he will be one of two U.S. pilots competing in the World Cup for Control Line Aircraft.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Bill Clinton to campaign next week with Alison Lundergan Grimes in Lexington, Hazard

Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes left, speaks with former Presidet Bill Clinton as they are introduced at a fundraiser at the Galt House Hotel, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Louisville, Ky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Mitch McConnell edges ahead of Alison Lundergan Grimes in close Senate race

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has edged ahead of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the first time in a Bluegrass Poll, though the race remains a toss up.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Quarry opponents sue Clark Fiscal Court, planning commission over rezoning vote

Opponents of a proposed limestone quarry filed suit Monday in Clark Circuit Court to overturn the controversial rezoning of 165 acres of agricultural land for use by heavy industry.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Uncommonwealth: Coop tour sets out to prove chickens are good neighbors

Jill Haas gathered eggs from her backyard coop earlier this month. Haas has had chickens for three years.

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