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Extreme-weather text alerts set to begin this month

Updated: 05/15/2012 - Extreme-weather text alerts set to begin this month. The warnings will be location-based so if you're traveling, you'll get an alert for whatever emergency is happening where you are.

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Facebook updates data use policy to give more info

Posted: 05/11/2012 - Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give users more clarity on how the information they share is used by the company. The move comes a week ahead of its expected initial public offering of stock.

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FDA reviews first rapid, take-home test for HIV

Posted: 05/11/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration is considering approval of the first over-the-counter HIV test that would allow consumers to quickly test themselves for the virus at home, without medical supervision.

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Post office will not ship laptops, iPads abroad

Posted: 05/11/2012 - The U.S. Postal Service is banning international shipments of electronics with lithium batteries such as smartphones, laptops and iPads, citing the risk of fire.

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Be wary of dense fog this morning

Updated: 05/15/2012 - A mixture of sunshine and clouds will follow early morning fog. There is a chance for a spotty afternoon shower for points south and east.

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More than six burglaries, five counties

Updated: 05/10/2012 - Police are looking for three men who they believe are responsible for more than six burglaries in five different counties.

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Governor serves up lunch to homeless

Updated: 05/08/2012 - Governor Beshear and the First Lady spent the afternoon serving lunch to the homeless at the Hope Center in Lexington.

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For first time, flight 5191 copilot and sole survivor talks about crash

Updated: 05/08/2012 - In the more than five and a half years, flight 5191 copilot and sole survivor Jim Polehinke talks about the crash at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport for the first time. "There are a lot of why questions that are not answered and will probably never get answered," said Polehinke.

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UK graduate and four legged friend getting degree and giving back

Updated: 05/03/2012 - This Sunday thousands of graduates will receive their degree from the University of Kentucky. One of those students will be walking across the stage with a four legged friend in tow. The Ohio native is not only completing her education degree, but also leaving a legacy of teaching others how to give back through the 4 Paws for Ability.

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Republican activist comes to Richie Farmer's defense

Updated: 05/02/2012 - Longtime Republican Party Activist Larry Forgy says the investigation into Richie Farmer's 8 years as Ag Commissioner is politically motivated and was designed to embarass him.

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A battle brewing over eating downtown

Updated: 04/27/2012 - There's a battle brewing over eating downtown. Food truck vendors want to roll into Lexington but not everyone is embracing the idea.

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Southern Ky. town up in arms over pole dancing

Posted: 04/27/2012 - A southern Kentucky town is up in arms over a request by a local tavern to allow pole dancers to be paid for entertaining patrons at a bar straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

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WKYT's Officer Don reveals top traffic trouble spots

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Of all the intersections in Lexington, drivers have the greatest odds of getting into an accident at North Broadway and New Circle Road and nearly one out eight of all collisions at intersections happened because someone ran a red light.

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Federal Officers looking for Lexington man

Posted: 04/24/2012 - 24-year-old Chasmagic Lawson is wanted by federal officers for being a convicted felon with a handgun. Police say it's his rap sheet that makes him so dangerous.

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks to Lexington Students

Updated: 04/23/2012 - Members of the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council wrote a letter to former President Bill Clinton; members say they're ecstatic he actually volunteered to speak honoring Earth Day in Lexington.

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Heart Walk is a step in the right direction for one Lexington woman

Updated: 04/20/2012 - This weekend thousands will come together to draw awareness to the number one killer in Kentucky, heart disease. This year the 16th annual Heart Walk has extra special meaning for one Lexington woman, whose life has been touched not once but twice by heart issues. The Heart Walk is Saturday April 21st at Commonwealth Stadium. Activities start at 9 am, and the walk is at 10.

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