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Penalties in Gay Murder Case

(LEX 18)– The jury returned recommended penalties in the Trinity Gay murder trial Tuesday. Chazerae Taylor faces a total of 20 years in prison. The jury suggests 20 years for murder and two years for each wanton endangerment conviction. All will run concurrently. Lamonte Williams faces one year in prison, one for each wanton endangerment…MORE

Average Job Hunt Takes Five Months

by Tyler Schmall Modern-day job hunters take five months on average to finally land a position, according to new research. A study into the job-hunting experiences of 2,000 Americans examined exactly what people go through in the often-arduous process of securing employment. Results showed the best part of half a year is now the average…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Leslie Scott, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, who will receive the Dickinson Wright Nurse of the Year Award from IGE Media, publisher of Medical News. Marshall B. Johnson of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Motorcycle Safety Education Advisory Commission. Debbie A. Cole of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky…MORE

AR App Leads Downtown Lex Tour

(LEX 18)– The larger-than-life mural of Abraham Lincoln in downtown Lexington now comes to life – thanks to a new augmented reality app unveiled today by VisitLEX. The VisitLEX Experience App uses augmented reality (AR) to create an interactive walking tour and scavenger hunt downtown. People are encouraged to download the app and start the tour at the new…MORE

Schools Say No Threat, “False Rumor”

(LEX 18) — A false rumor that a student made threats against Beaumont Middle School has been causing undue worry among some families, Fayette County Schools officials said Monday. According to an email sent to parents and guardians, officials said the “completely false rumor” was being shared person to person as well as on social…MORE

Memorial Service Set For Former Saint Joseph Hospital Administrator

(LEX 18)– A memorial service has been scheduled to honor the late Sister Michael Leo Mullaney, a former administrator at Saint Joseph Hospital. She passed away Sept. 26 at the age of 96. Leo served as hospital administrator for 22 years before serving as president of The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Healthcare System from 1988-1992.…MORE

Do You Get Competitive When it Comes to Buying Gifts?

(PR Newswire)–When thinking about the winter holiday season, thoughts of beautifully packaged gifts, glittering holiday decorations and lively family gatherings may come to mind – but the annual Coinstar®Holiday Survey among 2,000 adults exposes some surprising secrets surrounding the holidays. “The holiday season is much anticipated by many Americans and is often a joyful time…MORE

Survey Shows Favorite Holiday Foods

(SWNS)–As we approach the holiday season many a willpower will be tempted and ‘cravings guilt’ is set to sweep the nation according to new research. A new study of 2,000 Americans into their holiday eating and willpower found that 75 percent of Americans experience “cravings guilt” over the holidays after giving into their favorite foods.…MORE

PumpkinMania Returns to Transy

Transylvania University’s eighth annual PumpkinMania  will be held on Oct. 30. Hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns will light up the Old Morrison steps and student groups and campus organizations will host trick-or-treating the night before Halloween. “Last year, we had more than 5,000 people participate in PumpkinMania,” said Hannah Piechowski, director of student transitions and parent programming at…MORE

BBB Warns of Kitten Scam

(BBB)–A Rockcastle County man and his animal-loving daughter who hoped to adopt a Bengal kitten drove to Georgia to pick it up, and instead were scammed out of $350 by a phony website offering the pets. The Mt. Vernon man reported the issue to Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Kentucky via the BBB Scam Tracker that he…MORE