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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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2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Versailles City Council opens its consideration of city-county government merger

The Versailles City Council on Tuesday gave first reading to an ordinance that would create a commission to study a city-county government merger.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

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

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Citizen helps off-duty Lexington police officer apprehend suspected shoplifter

A citizen helped a police officer apprehend a man inside the Speedway at New Circle and Liberty roads Tuesday night.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Bourbon historian's new seminar focuses on the barons of the industry

Like your history with a side of bourbon? Filson Bourbon historian Mike Veach covers both in his new one-day seminar on the "Bourbon Barons."

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's new food coordinator says she has 'hit the ground running'

Ashton Potter Wright started work Monday June 2, 2014 as Lexington's local food coordinator, a new position with Lexington city government charged with improving connections between Central Kentucky farmers and consumers.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kroger swapping home furnishings for clothing in some stores

Three Kroger Marketplace stores in Kentucky - Richmond Road and Beaumont Centre Circle in Lexington, and Boone Station Road in Shelbyville - have put furniture and home decor on sale for half off to make room of apparel items that will begin arriving in mid-October, according to Tim McGurk, Kroger spokesman.

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WKYT

Lexington ranks among best places to start a new life

Mylife.com ranked the ten best cities to start a new life in the U.S. Lexington came in at number three.

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WKYT

Lexington police arrest man in connection with June home invasion

Back in June, a family reported that three men armed with guns forced their way into their home on Honey Jay Court.

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Albany Times Union

Today's Birthdays

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former U.S. President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America August 6, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's old courthouse could be fenced off because of structural issues, other problems

The city recently hired engineers to do an assessment of the old Fayette County Courthouse on West Main Street in Lexington.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Friends say woman who died in Interstate 64 crash was 'miss social butterfly'

Emily Rhoads died Saturday of injuries sustained Friday in a traffic accident on Interstate 64. Her organs were donated, per her wishes.

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Sunherald.com

Florida RB Jones glad to be back after glum 2013

In this Sept. 28, 2013, file photo, Florida running back Matt Jones outruns Kentucky's TraVaughn Paschal, left, and Marcus McWilson in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Lexington, Ky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: NAACP program's goal is to get children and their parents ready for kindergarten

If you are the parent or guardian of a 3- to 5-year-old who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2015, you can apply for the free monthly meetings of the Ready to Learn Academy, which will be held at the Russell School and Community Center, 520 Toner St., from October through March.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Baptist group calls religious-themed forums for U.S. Senate candidates 'partisan politics'

A group made up of dozens of Baptist churches with thousands of members across Kentucky is opposing efforts by three Kentucky evangelical leaders to conduct forums with U.S. Senate candidates.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky minister and former model leads seminars on healthy body image

In 2013, Renfro spoke at gatherings of youth and women in North Carolina, California, Indiana and in Lexington and Louisville.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Photos, video: Purple martins' majesty

Thousands of migrating purple martins flew over the Hamburg Pavilion shopping center last week, looking for places to roost.

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WKYT

Kentucky laws become national models

A national gathering of state legislators has included six Kentucky laws in its list of suggested legislation for the rest of the nation.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

University helps remake its Western Kentucky home

When Gary A. Ransdell, the president of Western Kentucky University, invites alumni to view this city's redeveloping downtown from his university's hilltop campus, the response is almost always exclamations of surprise.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of Aug. 18

Eastern Kentucky University: Laurie A. Carter has been named executive vice president for student success and university counsel.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Escaped Inmate Found Five Hundred Yards Away From Prison

According to WKYT-TV , 48-year-old John Stamper left the minimum-security prison around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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