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Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover has reached a confidential settlement over sexual harassment allegations made by a woman who works on his staff.

That's according to a report from the Louisville Courier Journal. The report claims the agreement was made last week after the leader of the House received a demand letter from the woman’s lawyer over allegations dating back to 2016. 

Two statues of Confederate Civil War figures have been removed from the grounds of the historic Old Courthouse in downtown Lexington. 


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Kentucky’s Capital City hosted its first-ever LGBTQ Pride festival this past weekend. Organizers and Frankfort city officials say the event exceeded their expectations.  

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The owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat has died. Ninety-five-year-old Penny Chenery passed Saturday in Boulder, CO, following complications from a stroke.

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Lexington-based Lexmark Incorporated will cut 700 employees from its payroll during the next year, the company announced Tuesday.

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The state of California has denied Lexington’s request to be exempted from a travel ban to Kentucky.

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A crowd estimated at about 1,000 gathered in Lexington Sunday for the community’s first LGBTQ Pride Rally and March.

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Fayette County health officials are reporting two cases of mumps in the Lexington area.  These are the first confirmed cases of the viral disease this year.  

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Following a weekend of reactions to President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration into the U.S, Lexington’s mayor says the city will continue welcoming those who come into the community. 

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says there are more people employed in the bluegrass city than at any time in the city’s history. That was one of several points made during the mayor’s annual “State of the City” speech before government, business, education, and other civic leaders.

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