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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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Lexington is approaching a record number for homicides in the area. So far, in 2017 there have been 26, one below the previous high number in 1999 and 2001. 

JR ZERKOWSKI

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says two Civil War-era Confederate statues are being moved in a respectful way to a final and appropriate resting place, the Lexington Cemetery.

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 second largest city has begun moving two Confederate statues. 

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

A Harvard University economics professor says universities are responsible for seeking ways to benefit all citizens in their college towns. 

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The Lexington-Fayette community placed 93rd and Louisville 97th in the 2017’s Greenest Cities in America report.

via Lexington Literary Hub, Facebook

A Lexington writer recently learned lessons in Paducah on how the state's second-largest city could include its literary heritage to a UNESCO network. 

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A Kentucky mayor says a cemetery board has tentatively agreed to take two Confederate statues.

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