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Ryland Barton

As Vice President Mike Pence prepared for an event in Lexington today at a party supply center, a small crowd gathered outside. Kimberley Spencer works at an elementary school cafeteria in Lexington and showed up to protest the event.

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Water professionals from communities across Kentucky and Tennessee are meeting in Lexington this week. Officials from many of these towns are, like Lexington, involved in major sewer overhauls.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission, via Facebook

The Lexington Human Rights Commission is asking the state supreme court to hear its case against a local print store. 

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Hundreds of health care and other officials gathered in Lexington Thursday for a Zika Summit. 

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A divided Kentucky appeals court panel has ruled that a Lexington business did not discriminate against an organization by refusing to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival.

Stu Johnson, WEKU

The Fayette County Health Department is preparing for a lengthy mosquito season. A demonstration Wednesday at Lexington’s historic McConnell Springs focused on revised control techniques.

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Students, teachers, and staff at a Lexington high school are mourning the sudden unexplained death of a student athlete. Star Ifeacho died shortly after coming off the basketball court at Dunbar High School Wednesday.

 

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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.  

A Lexington mosque has been the target of a bomb threat.  As WEKU's Cheri Lawson reports, the Kentucky Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on state and federal authorities to investigate.

At Lexington’s Masjid Bilal Mosque Tuesday afternoon, prayer leader or Imam, Shahied Rashid is chanting a call to prayer.  

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Kentucky's Supreme Court says a panhandling ordinance in the state's second-largest city violated the free speech rights of a man arrested while holding a sign asking for money. 

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