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Ceremony set for new Franklin County Courthouse

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A dedication ceremony is set for Feb. 18 for the new Franklin County Courthouse in Frankfort.

Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr. and Franklin County Judge-Executive Ted Collins will be among the speakers at the 4 p.m. EST public ceremony.

The judicial center consists of 98,400 square feet and includes space for circuit and district courts, the office of circuit court clerk and other services.

The Kentucky General Assembly authorized the Franklin County Courthouse project in 2006 and approved its funding in 2008. The total project cost was $29 million.

The new facility will be equipped with the latest computer, video and networking technology.

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