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Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has offered his eighth ‘State of the City’ address to city, civic, and business leaders Tuesday.  The two term mayor spent much time recapping his seven years in office.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Former Lexington Vice Mayor Linda Gorton is entering the race for urban county government’s top job. 

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Veteran Lexington council member Kevin Stinnett plans to seek the office of mayor. The announcement comes on the day Lexington Mayor Jim Gray launched his campaign for 6th District congressman.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Lexington’s council has given final approval to a plan to move two statues depicting two Confederate generals to the Lexington Cemetery.  

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

An official with the federal government wants the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, to remove a rainbow-colored crosswalk because he says the gesture honoring the LGBT community is a safety hazard. 

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL.org

  Representatives of Kentucky’s Military Heritage Commission refused to comment on the surprise removal of two Civil War monuments from downtown Lexington last month.

Stu Johnson, weku.fm

 Residents of Lexington and Fayette County will soon have a new option for cable television, Internet and even telephone service.

Kentucky Democratic Party

The Kentucky Democratic Party has named a new chair. The KDP State Central Executive Committee elected Ben Self to the position on Saturday. 

The Lexington-Fayette government is joining 34 other Kentucky counties in suing close to two dozen wholesale drug distributors and manufacturers. 

Mayor Jim Gray announced the opioid-related federal lawsuit Thursday.


J. Tyler Franklin via wfpl.org

  Gov. Matt Bevin Monday defended his proposal to change the state’s pension systems before a group of business leaders in Lexington.

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