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Read the latest Kentucky news & articles from Central Kentucky via the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington KY.
  1. West Virginia probe: No criminal violations in teen death

    An investigation has found no criminal wrongdoing by workers at a West Virginia residential care facility after a teenager escaped, stole a van and was involved in a fatal crash. … Click to Continue »
  2. Army veteran continues service as police officer

    Bowling Green Police Department Sgt. Geoffrey Gleitz sees his service with the police department as an extension of the public service he began as a teen in the military. Gleitz, … Click to Continue »
  3. Effort underway to preserve historic cemetery

    The large 19th-century tombstone is engraved with only a few lines, but it tells quite a story. The size (and thus expense) of the marker indicates a fairly well-off pioneer … Click to Continue »
  4. Businessmen plan to redevelop eastern Kentucky hotel

    Two businessmen plan to redevelop an eastern Kentucky hotel in a move local officials hope will help revive the area's struggling economy. The Daily Independent reports Jim Nizzo and Andy … Click to Continue »
  5. Lawsuit seeks to stop billboards near new Ohio River bridge

    Government officials have asked a judge to halt construction on seven billboards near a newly opened bridge connecting Kentucky and Indiana. The Courier-Journal reports the River Ridge Development Authority has … Click to Continue »

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