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Research suggests that the new coronavirus could be airborne. The University of Nebraska Medical Center – home to the nation’s only biocontainment unit – and the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska partnered with others in the joint study. They collected air and surface samples from the rooms of positively infected people…MORE

Gov. Beshear’s COVID-19 Update

Gov. Beshear’s COVID-19 Update

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday asked Kentuckians to focus on what we can do here to fight the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Our aggressive actions and everything you have sacrificed is making a difference,” the Governor said. “It is making a difference.” As we head into a critical month in the global pandemic’s spread…MORE

Legislature Passes One-Year Budget

Legislature Passes One-Year Budget

  (LRC)–The Kentucky General Assembly wrapped up its final day before the start of a veto recess by passing a one-year Executive Branch budget. Lawmakers admitted that the $11.3 billion general fund spending plan — approved today on a final 80-10 vote in the House after being approved earlier on a 34-0 vote in the…MORE

Nourish Lexington Formed to Provide Meals

Nourish Lexington Formed to Provide Meals

Keeneland Executive Chef Marc Therrien (ball cap) delivering food donations Several Central Kentucky community organizations today announced the creation of Nourish Lexington, an initiative to utilize hospitality workers recently unemployed due to the COVID-19 closings as well as other community food assets to provide prepared meals to those who need immediate access to food. FoodChain,…MORE

Video:  The Doc is In–Stanton MD

Video: The Doc is In–Stanton MD

The Doc Is In – "COVID-19 – Donations Still Needed" As we continue to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to make sure we don't forget about those services that rely on our donations to help others. In this "The Doc Is In" segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at some services that…MORE

(LFUCG)–The Fayette County Clerk’s office will temporarily close and cease all operations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Fayette County Clerk Don Blevins, Jr. said, “I completely support and agree with Mayor Gorton’s decision to limit local government to essential services. We are entering a time where it is crucial to limit the transmission of COVID-19,…MORE

Man Faces Murder Charge

Man Faces Murder Charge

  Lexington Police have charged 32 year old Quentin Love with murder in the death of 63 year old Robert Clay. Clay’s body was found in an apartment on Fairmont Court on March 3rd after a call for a welfare check. Love was already in the Fayette County Detention Center on an unrelated charge.MORE

Video:  The Doc is In–COVID-19 Update–Dr. Stanton

Video: The Doc is In–COVID-19 Update–Dr. Stanton

The Doc Is In – "COVID-19 Update" The COVID-19 Pandemic remains the biggest concern of almost everyone. In this "The Doc Is In" segment, Emergeny Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, gives us an update on the virus including a list of the known symptoms. Remember to practice social distancing and strict hygiene daily to stay safe…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: These Gold Medal winners in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards from the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers:  Tuesday Hadden and Amelia Loeffler, both from Lafayette High School. These First-Place winners in the 2020 Educators Rising Kentucky conference: Jayda Josey and Natalie Hollon of Lafayette–Children’s Lit (Pre-K) Noah Langford of Bryan Station–Creative…MORE