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Education Commissioner Terry Holliday told the Lexington Herald-Leader that the initiative - tentatively called the Kentucky Core Academic Standards Challenge - will begin in the fall.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Lexington seems to be gaining a new appreciation for its famous Faulkner
Lexington artist Henry Faulkner worked on a painting of the Hunt Morgan House while sitting on the sidewalk at the southeast corner of Mill and Second streets in 1972.
Two are accused of stealing from Frankfort man who sought sex online
A 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man have been charged with first-degree robbery of a man who had tried to solicit sex online, police say.
Two injured in Wyan Road crash
A collision with a tree on Wyan Road on Tuesday night sent two Laurel men to a Lexington hospital with serious injuries.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Pop Design: Ghostbusters, Breaking Bad, Mario and More
Not long ago, we went hunting for some pop culture design-rich work at the Wizard World Louisville Comic Con .
Federal lawsuit says woman was forced into domestic servitude by another refugee
A Congolese refugee living in Lexington contacted a national human-trafficking hotline last April, saying she was being held in servitude, according to a federal lawsuit.
State officials file annual financial disclosure forms
Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane Beshear, added another source of income last year through the sale of a horse.
UK Police arrest arson suspects
Authorities say her business made a gross income of over $590,000 in 16 months. So why was she on food stamps? Authorities say her business made a gross income of over $590,000 in 16 months.
SOAR must strive to be democratic; legislature must reform severance spending
To participate in one of SOAR's working groups, contact the SOAR office at 606-444-5127 or 606-437-5127.
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Parents upset about bathroom break schedule note sent home with young children
A note sent home with a class of children from an elementary school in Lexington, Kentucky has upset some parents.
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One man is dead and another is seriously injured, after they were shot while hunting this morning.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
National homeless advocate praises Lexington for new hire, affordable housing funding
A national advocate for the homeless praised city leaders for hiring a director to coordinate homeless services and for setting aside money to address affordable housing.
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The world's longest inverted roller coaster, The Banshee, debuts Friday at Kings Island.
Low inventory for Lexington home buyers
We met Rock Daniels at a home on Headley Avenue in Lexington. The home was built in 1905.
Lexington city leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of classic car
An event held in Lexington Thursday was about more than just the 50th birthday celebration of a classic American car.
A funny spin on Japanese theater hits the stage at Lexington's Lyric Theatre
Katsura Sunshine, a master of raguko, a traditional Japanese spoken-word art form, will present a show Friday at the Lyric Theatre.
Weather Update, April 17
We've had just enough cloud cover overnight to keep us from getting much colder- we're in the 30s and 40s Thursday morning with a ten degree split between Lexington and Danville! The most likely areas to get close to freezing this morning will be eastern valleys and the usual cold spots.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
ProSource to open offices in Louisville and Lexington
The Cincinnati-based company's Kentucky expansion is part of a long-term plan, according to Taylor Strong , team experience manager for ProSource, which specializes in office technology, copying, printing, document management and information technology.
Sazerac plans $71 million expansions at 3 Kentucky distilleries
Sazerac, which owns Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, the Barton 1792 in Bardstown and The Glenmore in Owensboro, announced Wednesday $71 million in expansions at the three distilleries to meet growing demand for Kentucky bourbon and other spirits.