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 2021-09-24 22:20 

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Haunted house actor accidentally stabs boy with knife at Ohio fairgrounds...

According to a police report, the scares at a haunted house in Berea, Ohio, got a little too real last weekend when an actor accidentally stabbed an 11-year-old boy in the toe with a large bowie knife.According to a police report, the scares at a haunted ...

 2021-09-24 22:13 

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Ceremonial groundbreaking for Obama library set for Tuesday...

Former President Barack Obama will take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking for his presidential library on Tuesday, Sept. 28.Former President Barack Obama will take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking for his presidential library on Tuesday, Sept. 28....

 2021-09-24 21:56 

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Awkward, slow 'Dear Evan Hansen' stumbles as a film...

With its Tony-studded Broadway pedigree, With its Tony-studded Broadway pedigree,...

 2021-09-24 21:49 

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Cornhole benefit organized for FCPS student CJ Gordon...

Family and friends of FCPS sophomore Christopher Family and friends of FCPS sophomore Christopher...

 2021-09-24 21:47 

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PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4...

Pacific Gas & Electric has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes in a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes. Pacific Gas & Electric has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes in a...

 2021-09-24 21:24 

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Friends and mentors of 'Dear Evan Hansen' star Colton Ryan reflect on his impact in Lexington arts community...

When Beth Randolph sits down to watch 'Dear Evan Hansen' in theatres this weekend, she'll see the familiar face of Lexington native Colton Ryan on the screen.When Beth Randolph sits down to watch 'Dear Evan Hansen' in theatres this wee...

 2021-09-24 21:20 

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Girl who died on ride at Colorado amusement park was not buckled in, report says...

The 6-year-old Colorado Springs girl who died after falling 110 feet on a ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park earlier this month was not properly buckled in and was sitting on top of two seatbelts, according to a state investigation released Friday.Th...

 2021-09-24 21:18 

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Autopsy: Actor Michael K. Williams died of drug intoxication...

New York City's medical examiner says actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication.New York City's medical examiner says actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication....

 2021-09-24 21:10 

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3,941 new COVID cases reported Friday...

There are 3,941 new COVID cases reported in Kentucky on Friday, along with 26 deaths.There are 3,941 new COVID cases reported in Kentucky on Friday, along with 26 deaths....

 2021-09-24 21:07 

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Costco places purchasing limits on various items, including toilet paper...

Costco reinstated limits on products, including toilet paper.Costco reinstated limits on products, including toilet paper....

 2021-09-24 21:00 

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Rules around religious exemptions and the COVID-19 vaccine...

While other countries are desperate for vaccine supply, some Americans are shunning the shots because of religion.While other countries are desperate for vaccine supply, some Americans are shunning the shots because of religion....

 2021-09-24 20:40 

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1 arrested in banquet hall shooting that killed 3 near Miami...

A South Florida man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed three people and injured 20 others outside a banquet hall earlier this year. A South Florida man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed three people and i...

 2021-09-24 20:36 

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Sayre Christian Village hosts 'Ride to Remember' Charity Ride + Bike and Car Show this weekend...

Sayre Christian Village hosts a "Ride to Remember" Charity Ride + Bike and Car Show this weekend on Saturday, September 25.Sayre Christian Village hosts a "Ride to Remember" Charity Ride + Bike and Car Show this weekend on Saturday, Septem...

 2021-09-24 20:31 

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MMA fighter Jon Jones arrested in Las Vegas...

Former UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada....

 2021-09-24 20:13 

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Missouri archaeologists uncover artifacts during bridge replacement project...

Whenever MoDOT begins construction on land that is considered a site of early settlements, archaeologists must be on site. This allows them to ensure cultural resources are not impacted.Whenever MoDOT begins construction on land that is considered a site ...

 2021-09-24 20:12 

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Congress could fund wildfire prevention, forest mitigation in upcoming spending bill...

Congress could fund wildfire prevention, forest mitigation in upcoming spending bill Congress could fund wildfire prevention, forest mitigation in upcoming spending bill...

 2021-09-24 19:48 

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Ohio 8th grader saves man from drowning while on family vacation...

An Ohio teen jumped into a strong current and successfully performed chest compressions on an unconscious man while on vacation.An Ohio teen jumped into a strong current and successfully performed chest compressions on an unconscious man while on vacation...

 2021-09-24 19:47 

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Small businesses left vulnerable to broken supply chain...

Goods we rely on are stuck at sea as container ships wait in record numbers to deliver products to U.S. ports.Goods we rely on are stuck at sea as container ships wait in record numbers to deliver products to U.S. ports....

 2021-09-24 19:35 

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Colorado critters cause $11,000 in damage to man's soy-based truck wiring...

Newer soy-based wire covering is better for the environment but devastating for the pocketbooks of people who don't get the right insurance coverage. Newer soy-based wire covering is better for the environment but devastating for the pocketbooks of pe...

 2021-09-24 19:31 

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Former Louisiana State Police trooper charged in pummeling of Black man...

A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black motorist 18 times with a flashlight.A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black m...

 2021-09-24 19:31 

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Suicide rates among Black girls rising twice as fast as boys...

A new study published in September says that suicide rates among all Black youth have been rising steadily since 2003. While the numbers are higher for boys, rates among girls are quickly catching up. A new study published in September says that suicide r...

 2021-09-24 19:29 

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Lexington mayor hands keys to Kentucky Theatre to new group...

On Friday, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton stood under the theatre marquee and announced her desire to have the group On Friday, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton stood under the theatre marquee and announced her desire to have the group...

 2021-09-24 19:20 

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Chauvin appeals his conviction in George Floyd's death...

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin plans to appeal his murder conviction in the death of George Floyd.Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin plans to appeal his murder conviction in the death of George Floyd....

 2021-09-24 19:10 

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Families of missing people of color share frustrations with getting stories heard...

Responding to the coverage of the Gabby Petito case, families of missing people of color are sharing their frustrations about getting their stories heard at the same level.Responding to the coverage of the Gabby Petito case, families of missing people of ...

 2021-09-24 19:06 

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Positively LEX 18: Kentucky man fighting illiteracy book by book...

Jonathan Beatty shot a music video at Lexington's William Wells Brown Elementary School. Each child got a free book. An impactful day for both him and the young scholars.Jonathan Beatty shot a music video at Lexington's William Wells Brown Element...

 2021-09-24 18:53 

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, 88, announces he will seek another term in office...

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Friday that he will run for another term in office in office in 2022.Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Friday that he will run for another term in office in office in 2022....

 2021-09-24 18:51 

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'SATC' star's cause of death revealed in obituary...

The obituary for The obituary for...

 2021-09-24 18:40 

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Gov. Beshear: Hospitals can't sustain current COVID-19 case levels...

Kentucky's governor is pointing to signs that the state's prolonged surge of COVID-19 cases may be leveling off. But he's warning that overstressed hospitals can't sustain the current pace of ill patients.Kentucky9;s governor is pointin...

 2021-09-24 18:37 

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Health department offers free flu shots in Lexington...

Health officials say free flu shots will be given in Lexington beginning next month.Health officials say free flu shots will be given in Lexington beginning next month....

 2021-09-24 18:16 

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'Fantastic Beasts 3: The Secrets of Dumbledore' to be released in theaters April 2022...

Fans will be able to return to the Wizarding World when "The Secrets of DumbledoreFans will be able to return to the Wizarding World when "The Secrets of Dumbledore...

 2021-09-24 18:11 

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Foster mom, teacher's assistant 'tried to help as many kids as she could' before COVID-19 death...

The people who loved Monica Meyer, an elementary school teacher's assistant and mother of four children, won't have many photographs to remember her by. She was always the one who held the camera.The people who loved Monica Meyer, an elementary sc...

 2021-09-24 18:01 

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Gabby Petito case: Could social media help find other missing people?...

Crowdsourcing information online is not new — but the Gabby Petito case has been different.Crowdsourcing information online is not new — but the Gabby Petito case has been different....

 2021-09-24 17:53 

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Data shows unemployment is dropping, but at a slower rate than it has all year...

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released it jobs report for August showing 235,000 jobs were added that month, a number only half of the 586,000 jobs added, on average, each month this year.The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released it jobs ...

 2021-09-24 17:49 

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CDC: Studies show that mask mandates limit the spread of COVID-19 in schools...

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released three studies that show that COVID-19 infections were more pervasive in areas that did not require masks in schools.On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released three...

 2021-09-24 17:45 

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House passes bill that would protect abortion rights amid state challenges...

Legislation passed by the House on Friday would guarantee a woman's right to an abortion, but it's a largely symbolic gesture because Republican opposition will doom the measure in the Senate.Legislation passed by the House on Friday would guarant...

 2021-09-24 17:37 

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Wyoming tribes hope for Petito-level coverage of cases involving Indigenous people...

It took 10 days from the time Gabby Petito was reported missing to find her body in a remote camping area of the Wyoming wilderness. That is lightning speed in the world of missing person cases. It's also a painful reminder for Wyoming's Indigenou...

 2021-09-24 17:21 

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CIA reportedly removes Vienna station chief for handling of 'Havana syndrome' cases...

The CIA has reportedly removed its station chief in Vienna due to handling The CIA has reportedly removed its station chief in Vienna due to handling...

 2021-09-24 17:09 

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Rural communities across US lack quality internet access; infrastructure bill could help...

Internet access has become more of a need over the years. Rural communities across American still lack access to it.Internet access has become more of a need over the years. Rural communities across American still lack access to it....

 2021-09-24 16:49 

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‘I love VHS!’ Tapes experience a comeback in unusual ways...

The interest in VHS is also being seen on sites like eBay where many titles, often vintage Disney, have sellers asking for hundreds, even thousands of dollars. The interest in VHS is also being seen on sites like eBay where many titles, often vintage Disn...

 2021-09-24 16:46 

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Funeral services for Gabby Petito set for Sunday in New York...

Funeral arrangements have been set for Gabby Petito, the woman recently found dead in Wyoming after going on a cross-country trip with her fianc.Funeral arrangements have been set for Gabby Petito, the woman recently found dead in Wyoming after going on a...

 2021-09-24 16:33 

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Police in London arrest man in connection to death of 28-year-old teacher...

Police in London say they have arrested a man connected to the death of a 28-year-old school teacher who was found dead in a park last week.Police in London say they have arrested a man connected to the death of a 28-year-old school teacher who was found ...

 2021-09-24 16:00 

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2 co-hosts of 'The View' test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Kamala Harris interview...

Two co-hosts of "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of an exclusive interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday.Two co-hosts of "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of an exclusive interview with Vice President...

 2021-09-24 15:58 

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Biden: Images from the border are 'horrible,' says 'there will be consequences'...
 2021-09-24 15:53 

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The global chip shortage is causing problems for first responders...

The pandemic caused issues that forced some factories to close or cut microchip production. Ford, which makes around 70% of the chassis used in ambulances, had to shut down production earlier this year.The pandemic caused issues that forced some factories...

 2021-09-24 15:18 

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Problems in supply chain forcing family-owned restaurants to permanently close...

Supply chain shortages, price hikes and labor cost increases are forcing family-owned businesses across the country to shut down temporarily, but some restaurants are permanently shutting down.Supply chain shortages, price hikes and labor cost increases a...

 2021-09-24 14:59 

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Rochester police serve officer in Daniel Prude death with ‘departmental charges’...

The Rochester Police Department says it has served an officer involved in the death of Daniel Prude with "departmental charges."The Rochester Police Department says it has served an officer involved in the death of Daniel Prude with "departmen...

 2021-09-24 13:59 

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Former ABC News executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo harassed her...

A veteran TV news executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sexually harassed her by squeezing her buttocks at a party in 2005.A veteran TV news executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sexually harassed her by squeezing her buttocks at a party in 2005....

 2021-09-24 13:53 

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Tennessee grocery store shooting: Police to provide more info Friday morning...

Police in Collierville, Tennessee, will provide an update Friday on a shooting at a local grocery store that left one person dead and a dozen others injured.Police in Collierville, Tennessee, will provide an update Friday on a shooting at a local grocery ...

 2021-09-24 12:18 

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Biden to host leaders from Australia, India and Japan as China concerns grow...

President Joe Biden is set to host the first in-person gathering of leaders of the Indo-Pacific alliance known as "the Quad" on Friday.President Joe Biden is set to host the first in-person gathering of leaders of the Indo-Pacific alliance known a...

 2021-09-24 11:43 

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China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal, causing Bitcoin prices to fall...

China's central bank has declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block the use of unofficial digital money.China's central bank has declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and...

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