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Confederate Monument Decision Greeted With Cheers Thursday Night

Lexington's Urban County Council left no doubt where it stands on the removal of Confederate monuments from the courthouse square Thursday. After hours of impassioned pleas from more than 50 speakers, city leaders voted unanimously to find a new home for the controversial statues.

Hundreds Attend Solidarity With Charlottesville Vigil In Lexington

Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Lexington Monday evening to promote peace and unity in reaction to the racial violence committed Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Speakers included Democrat State Representative Kelly Flood, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Police Chief Mark Barnard, Rabbi David Wirtschafter with Temple Addath Israel, and Richard Mitchell with the group Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice, which co-hosted the event with Kentucky National Organization for Women, Indivisible Bluegrass, and Together We Will Bluegrass.

After Virginia, What's Next For Lexington's Confederate Statues?

The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend sent immediate shockwaves across the country. And while many vigils and hashtags sprung up in the aftermath, it was Lexington where the events prompted action on a long-simmering public debate.

Hollywood Star Gives Back To The Place He Calls Home

Actor Steve Zahn has performed both on stage and the silver screen for over two decades. He's off to work on his latest TV project, but when he's home here in Central Kentucky, Zahn makes putting others first a top priority.

UK Healthcare Resumes Pediatric Heart Surgeries

After shutting down its pediatric heart surgery program in 2012, due to a rise in surgical related deaths, UK Healthcare is touting a new partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

City Officials Say Pedestrian Safety Ordinance And Panhandling Programs Are Working

More than a hundred people community and business leaders took part in a public meeting this morning dealing with the city's pedestrian safety ordinance which went into effect earlier this week. Commerce Lexington hosted the informational session to help city officials get the word out about the new law which they hope will further discourage panhandling, especially in the downtown area.

City Officials Say Pedestrian Safety Ordinance And Panhandling Programs Are Working

Kentucky's Steve Zahn Helps Take 'Apes' Franchise To The Top Of The Box Office

A Hollywood actor's star continues to rise, while he keeps his feet and family firmly planted right here in Kentucky.

Kentucky's Steve Zahn Helps Take 'Apes' Franchise To The Top Of The Box Office

Pence Predicts GOP Health Bill By Summer's End

Vice President Mike Pence flew to Lexington Wednesday with a message for Congress on healthcare reform: "Now is the time."

City, LexArts Dedicate New Mural Honoring 'The Great Compromiser'

Another new art mural is brightening an area of downtown Lexington. The vibrant pops of color honor 19th century political giant, Henry Clay.

New East End Firehouse Geared Toward Growing City

Lexington's first new fire station in 12 years officially opened its doors Thursday.

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