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 2021-09-28 03:06 

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California makes sending registered voters a mail-in ballot permanent...

California has signed into law a requirement that a vote-by-mail ballot is sent to every active registered voter for elections.California has signed into law a requirement that a vote-by-mail ballot is sent to every active registered voter for elections....

 2021-09-28 02:49 

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Gov. Beshear outlines COVID-19 vaccine booster recommendations...

On the same day that President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell received their booster shots to protect themselves against COVID-19, Governor Andy Beshear set aside some time during his briefing Monday to address federal regulators'...

 2021-09-28 02:35 

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Airplane pilot one step closer to making his drone radar invention a reality...

Hobbyists and commercial drone operations are only getting more complex when it comes to airspace. That means it's becoming more dangerous for plane pilots, especially near busy airports. Rick Zelenka, a private pilot, has spent a few years perfecting...

 2021-09-28 02:05 

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea...

North Korea has fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea as it continues a serious of weapons tests while also offering talks to South Korea.North Korea has fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea as it continues a serious of weapons test...

 2021-09-28 01:49 

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California's second-largest wildfire ever burns almost 1 million acres...

The fire is now almost 95% contained. The crews are working to extinguish hot spots and rebuild fire lines.The fire is now almost 95% contained. The crews are working to extinguish hot spots and rebuild fire lines....

 2021-09-28 01:23 

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FCPS bus routes will begin a rotating schedule...

Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Demetrus Liggins announced that bus routes will run on a rotating schedule.Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Demetrus Liggins announced that bus routes will run on a rotating schedule....

 2021-09-28 01:13 

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Biles says she should have 'quit way before Tokyo'...

Gymnast Simone Biles didn't expect for her Olympics to go the way it did.Gymnast Simone Biles didn't expect for her Olympics to go the way it did....

 2021-09-28 00:54 

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1,729 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Monday...

On Monday, 1,729 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky.On Monday, 1,729 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky....

 2021-09-28 00:39 

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The six UK football players accused of burglary are now allowed to practice...

The case against six University of Kentucky football players accused of burglary moves on to a grand jury.The case against six University of Kentucky football players accused of burglary moves on to a grand jury....

 2021-09-28 00:01 

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As daughter sought state license, Noem summoned agency head...

Ethics experts are questioning whether South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem had a conflict of interest by meeting with her daughter and top state officials last year in the governor's office while her daughter was pursuing a real estate certification.Ethics ...

 2021-09-27 23:48 

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Video shows moment when Arizona man falls from balcony into officer's arms...

An amazing rescue caught on body cam video after a Peoria, Arizona, house fire trapped a man on his second-story balcony.An amazing rescue caught on body cam video after a Peoria, Arizona, house fire trapped a man on his second-story balcony....

 2021-09-27 23:43 

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Two UK Volleyball players earn SEC honors...

Two UK volleyball players have earned honors from the Southeastern Conference for their play in the SEC opening win over Missouri.Two UK volleyball players have earned honors from the Southeastern Conference for their play in the SEC opening win over Miss...

 2021-09-27 23:32 

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Ford recalls thousands of Mustang Mach-E electric cars...

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website, the SUV's windshield and sunroof may not have been adequately bonded during production, which could lead to the pieces detaching during a crash.According to the National Hi...

 2021-09-27 23:17 

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'He was a father figure to a lot of us': Remembering the legacy of Charlie Givens...

Whether it was dropping kids off after basketball practice, paying for a fee so a child could play sports one year, or simply lending an ear, Charlie Givens was always willing to donate his time.Whether it was dropping kids off after basketball practice, ...

 2021-09-27 23:14 

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Three EKU players honored by the ASUN after win over Austin Peay...

After knocking off No. 19 Austin Peay 35-27, three Eastern Kentucky players have been honored by the ASUN.After knocking off No. 19 Austin Peay 35-27, three Eastern Kentucky players have been honored by the ASUN....

 2021-09-27 23:03 

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Fortner earns second SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honor...

Kentucky center Luke Fortner has earned his second SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honor after his play against South Carolina.Kentucky center Luke Fortner has earned his second SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honor after his play against South Caroli...

 2021-09-27 22:55 

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GOP blocks bill to keep government funded...

Republican senators have blocked a bill to keep the U.S. government funded and allow borrowing.Republican senators have blocked a bill to keep the U.S. government funded and allow borrowing....

 2021-09-27 22:50 

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Pfizer moving forward with oral medication to treat COVID-19...

Pfizer announced Monday that it will begin Phase 2/3 of its oral treatment for COVID-19. Pfizer announced Monday that it will begin Phase 2/3 of its oral treatment for COVID-19....

 2021-09-27 22:40 

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A closer look at the make and model of the Scott County school bus that caught fire...

The cause of the fire that totaled a Scott County school bus that had been carrying members of the high school football team is still under investigation.The cause of the fire that totaled a Scott County school bus that had been carrying members of the hi...

 2021-09-27 22:30 

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FBI: Homicides rose by 30% in 2020, but data lacking...

On Monday, the FBI released its 2020 Uniform Crime Report, which showed that homicides rose by 30% last year.On Monday, the FBI released its 2020 Uniform Crime Report, which showed that homicides rose by 30% last year....

 2021-09-27 22:30 

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Madison County remains under 50% vaccinated...

Currently, there are 30 COVID-positive in-patients at Baptist Health Richmond. Eight of those are in the ICU. Of the 30 patients, Dr. Gregonis says 26 are unvaccinated.Currently, there are 30 COVID-positive in-patients at Baptist Health Richmond. Eight of...

 2021-09-27 21:56 

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News Ford plans to add 5,000 new jobs to KY Web Staff 5:56 PM, Sep 27, 2021...
 2021-09-27 21:55 

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Police investigating shooting death of Utah football player...

Police in Utah are trying to determine what led up to the shooting of Utah football player Aaron Lowe. Police in Utah are trying to determine what led up to the shooting of Utah football player Aaron Lowe....

 2021-09-27 21:30 

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Test-to-stay program at Rockcastle County Public Schools cuts down students in quarantine...

It's been two weeks since Rockcastle County Public Schools implemented a test-to-stay program and are seeing positive results.It's been two weeks since Rockcastle County Public Schools implemented a test-to-stay program and are seeing positive res...

 2021-09-27 21:26 

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Brighton Rail Trail bridge now open: Making Lexington bike, pedestrian firendly...

Lexington officially opened the new Brighton Rail Trail bridge on Monday. Lexington officially opened the new Brighton Rail Trail bridge on Monday....

 2021-09-27 21:21 

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'The View' co-hosts reveal COVID-19 test results were false positives...

"The View" addressed Friday's chaotic show that saw co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro asked to leave the set. "The View" addressed Friday's chaotic show that saw co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro asked to leave the set....

 2021-09-27 20:44 

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Ex-USC soccer coach tells of faking athletic credentials...

Laura Janke took the stand in U.S. District Court in Boston in the trial of former casino executive Gamal Abdelaziz and former Staples and Gap Inc. executive John Wilson. Laura Janke took the stand in U.S. District Court in Boston in the trial of former c...

 2021-09-27 20:34 

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New emergency mental health facilities open amid pandemic...

There's a new type of emergency room in some cities designed to provide care specifically for someone experiencing a mental health crisis.There's a new type of emergency room in some cities designed to provide care specifically for someone experie...

 2021-09-27 20:34 

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Devin Booker tests positive for COVID-19...

Devin Booker said he tested positive for COVID-19. Devin Booker said he tested positive for COVID-19....

 2021-09-27 20:31 

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Sen. Mitch McConnell receives COVID-19 booster shot: 'I followed the advice of experts and my doctors'...

Sen. Mitch McConnell has announced that he has received a booster vaccination for COVID-19.Sen. Mitch McConnell has announced that he has received a booster vaccination for COVID-19....

 2021-09-27 20:18 

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'It's very disrespectful to everyone': Grieving mother has issues with how Lexington cemetery is run...

Shanelle Allen says artificial flowers at Cove Haven Cemetery are being mowed over by maintenance crews and headstones are being knocked over and left that way. And the windchime she had left on her son's headstone was removed.Shanelle Allen says arti...

 2021-09-27 20:14 

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DiGiorno frozen crispy pan pepperoni pizzas recalled due to 'misbranding and undeclared allergens'...

According to the USDA, Nestle is recalling about 28,000 pounds of DiGiorno crispy pan crust pepperoni pizza because some of them might have the company's three meat pizzas inside instead.According to the USDA, Nestle is recalling about 28,000 pounds o...

 2021-09-27 20:03 

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FBI takes items belonging to Brian Laundrie for 'DNA matching,' attorney says...

The FBI visited Brian Laundrie's parents' home Sunday to collect items for The FBI visited Brian Laundrie's parents' home Sunday to collect items for...

 2021-09-27 19:47 

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Safety officials seek answers in deadly Amtrak derailment...

Federal investigators are examining overturned rail cars and a stretch of tracks as they try to determine why an Amtrak train derailed in rural Montana over the weekend. Federal investigators are examining overturned rail cars and a stretch of tracks as t...

 2021-09-27 19:15 

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R. Kelly convicted on all counts in sex trafficking trial...

R&B superstar R. Kelly has been convicted on all counts in a sex trafficking trial held Brooklyn.R&B superstar R. Kelly has been convicted on all counts in a sex trafficking trial held Brooklyn....

 2021-09-27 19:09 

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'SNL' returning with all but one incumbent cast member...
 2021-09-27 19:07 

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Switzerland votes by wide margin to legalize same-sex marriage in the country...

Switzerland has voted by a wide margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, bringing the Alpine nation into line with many others in western Europe. Switzerland has voted by a wide margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, bringing the Alpine nation into ...

 2021-09-27 18:55 

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Here's where you can score coffee deals on National Coffee Day...

Wednesday is National Coffee Day, so if you need a free or discounted extra jolt of caffeine, you're in luck!Wednesday is National Coffee Day, so if you need a free or discounted extra jolt of caffeine, you're in luck!...

 2021-09-27 18:48 

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Nicholasville addiction recovery center expands to offer outpatient center...

Revive Life House in Nicholasville, which is an addiction recovery center, has expanded from offering residential treatment to now having an outpatient treatment center.Revive Life House in Nicholasville, which is an addiction recovery center, has expande...

 2021-09-27 18:44 

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Rep. Liz Cheney says she 'was wrong' for opposing same-sex marriage...

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming expressed regret in an interview over how she previously opposed same-sex marriage.U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming expressed regret in an interview over how she previously opposed same-sex marriage....

 2021-09-27 18:40 

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Gas stations in United Kingdom run dry as trucker shortage sparks panic-buying...

Thousands of British gas stations have run dry, as motorists scrambled to fill up amid a supply disruption due to a shortage of truck drivers.Thousands of British gas stations have run dry, as motorists scrambled to fill up amid a supply disruption due to...

 2021-09-27 18:00 

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Hurricane Sam swirls offshore in Atlantic and poses no threat to land, forecasters say...

Hurricane Sam is a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic, but it poses no threat to land as it loops northward in the Atlantic.Hurricane Sam is a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic, but it poses no threat to land as it loops northward in the At...

 2021-09-27 17:54 

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Dogs have their very own indoor exercise pool in Alaska...

There's an indoor pool in Anchorage, Alaska, open year-round, and it's just for dogs.There's an indoor pool in Anchorage, Alaska, open year-round, and it's just for dogs....

 2021-09-27 17:35 

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Nashville nurse brings side hustle to hospital during pandemic...

After more than a year of canceled concerts and COVID, musician Megan Palmer wanted to use her platform to highlight the heroes of the pandemic: doctors and nurses.After more than a year of canceled concerts and COVID, musician Megan Palmer wanted to use ...

 2021-09-27 17:32 

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Anonymous says it has hacked a company known for hosting controversial right-wing websites...

Experts believe that the massive hack could shed more light on the far-right groups that attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election, spread hate against certain racial and ethnic groups and advocate for violence.Experts believe that the massive ...

 2021-09-27 17:32 

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‘Halloween is back’: Oct. 31 expected to do record-high business in 2021...

Halloween took a hit last year with fewer people trick-or-treating or hosting parties. This Oct. 31 may be a very different story.Halloween took a hit last year with fewer people trick-or-treating or hosting parties. This Oct. 31 may be a very different s...

 2021-09-27 16:51 

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'Really excited': Local parents eager for vaccine approval for kids under 12...

Lexington father of two, Eric Green, has been waiting for this moment for months. He recently learned his 10-year-old son Vincent could get the COVID-19 vaccine soon. That's because the CEO of Pfizer said they'll ask for emergency approval for the...

 2021-09-27 16:09 

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Small businesses could face staffing shortages into 2022...

Many jobs, but not enough people to do them: it's just one of the effects the pandemic is having on the economy and something many small businesses are facing. One expert spoke about what can be done to deal with it and what 2022 might mean for the co...

 2021-09-27 15:41 

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John Hinckley Jr.: Man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 granted 'unconditional release'...

A federal judge has approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in a failed assassination attempt in 1981.A federal judge has approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr., t...

 2021-09-27 15:40 

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Biden to receive booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine, deliver remarks Monday...

President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks Monday as he receives a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks Monday as he receives a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot....

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