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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 $169,500 which is roughly $134/per square foot.

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48 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Fox-Pitt takes lead in eventing

William Fox-Pitt of Britain took the overall lead in the eventing competition at the World Equestrian Games with a clean ride in the cross-country portion on Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | NewsOne

RHOA's Apollo Nida Receives Details Of His Surrender

It has been a few weeks since "Real Housewives of Atlanta" co-star, Apollo Nida received his sentence of eight years in a federal prison for cashing stolen checks and laundering over $2.3 million via fake bank accounts.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WKYT

Former Paintsville doctor sentenced for prescription pill conspiracy

A former Paintsville doctor was sentenced Thursday for a conspiracy that illegally distributed more than 25,000 prescription pills in eastern Kentucky, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.

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WKYT

Man dies weeks after being hit by car while on moped in Lexington

The Fayette County coroner's office says 37-year-old Rodney Pate died Friday morning at UK Hospital of a traumatic brain injury.

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WKYT

ALS ice bucket challenges come to downtown Lexington

By now you've seen a family member or friend take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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HarnessLink.com

Winky's Gill dead at age 34

Winky's Gill, winner of a heat of the 1983 Hambletonian, dam of 1993 Hambletonian Oaks winner Winky's Goal and 1987 Peter Haughton Memorial winner, Supergill died at the age of 34 on August 8 at Perretti Farm, her home of 14 years.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'RHOA' husband Apollo Nida must report to prison in September

The clock is ticking for " RHOA " husband Apollo Nida . Earlier in the year he was convicted of money laundering and fraud among other things.

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WKYT

Kentucky Marine veteran achieves college dream

For a lot of students at the University of Kentucky, the first day of classes is a dream come true.

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News Democrat

EPB to offer state's fastest home internet

Starting next week, residents of Russellville will be the first in the state to have access to 1GB internet as the Electric Plant Board Smartnet will begin offering that service.

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Floyd County Times

May Valley Elementary to kick off early childhood education program

May Valley Elementary School in Martin kicks off its third year of an early childhood learning program this fall with funding from Toyota manufacturing operations in Kentucky.

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CNN

Doctors: School start times unhealthy

A new policy statement published by the American Academy of Pediatrics is on the side of groggy students falling asleep at their desks and their parents who are tired of nagging them to get out of bed in the morning.

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SFGate

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Blood Horse

Tritap, a Son of Tapit, to Heritage Stallions

He will be the first son of Tapit to stand in Maryland. Tritap, bred in Kentucky by Copper Penny Stables and out of the the highest-priced yearling by Tapit that year.

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WKYT

Reward offered in abused dog case in Lexington

A reward is now being offered in the case of a dog found abandoned with a disturbing injury in Lexington.

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WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Indicted In 2012 Lexington Murder

A man charged in a 2012 Lexington murder has been indicted in the case. 31-year-old Lazarus Parker was arrested nearly two years after Brian Lee Hodge was found shot to death near 7th and Dakota streets after his shift at Indi's Fast Food Restaurant.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

This day in history: Comair crash

On this date in 2006, 49 people died when Comair flight 5191 crashed during takeoff in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Free Times

For Wooden Wand's James Jackson Toth, Perpetual Motion Is the Only Constant

James Jackson Toth doesn't hold still for long. As the uncommonly prolific songwriter behind Wooden Wand, he has released a staggering amount of material - all since the turn of the millennium.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKYT

Man charged in connection with two Lexington robberies

Lexington police say they have charged a man in connection with two robberies that took place over the summer in Lexington.

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WKYT

Lexington East End neighborhood mural painted over

While driving through Lexington you can find plenty of art work. Some are is iconic, some are is modern and some art has been erased.

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Business Journal

Three questions for Tom Bulleit

Last week was a big one for Bulliet Bourbon. Brand owner Diageo PLC, a global spirits producer, broke ground on a new $115 million distillery in Shelby County that will bear the brand's name.

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