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Mayor names interim fire chief

Updated: 03/09/2011 - Lexington Mayor Jim Gray named Keith Jackson, a 20 year veteran of the Lexington Fire Department, as interim chief Wednesday morning. Chief Robert Hendricks is on paid leave after Gray asked him to resign.

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Don’t Forget Your Shades! Protect your Vision this Spring Break

Updated: 03/08/2011 - By this time of year, many adults are eager to lie on the beach and read a book while the kids swim in the pool and build sandcastles on the beach. These spring break activities are fun, but they can also be harmful if the necessary precautions aren’t taken.

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Crime Stoppers: Police looking for burglars who fooled security company

Updated: 03/08/2011 - Police say they made away with close to $10,000 dollars. Lexington authorities continue to look for two men who broke into a Home Depot on Christmas Even, and even fooled the security company operator. Now a cash reward is being offered in the case through Crime Stoppers.

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Bat in Lexington Opera House stealing the show

Updated: 03/08/2011 - The Lexington Opera House is well known for its shows and productions, but lately something else is stealing the show. An unwelcome guest made an appearance this weekend during a Beatles tribute show.

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City to get refund on flawed report

Updated: 03/07/2011 - The founder of an economic consulting firm says his company will give the city of Lexington a refund on a report about the state of Lexington's economy. The report's results came into question when a watchdog group discovered mistakes.

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"Obituary"-Sondra Lou Steele

Updated: 03/07/2011 - Visitation for Mrs. Steele will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 10:00 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm. Bro. William Brown will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Victory Christian Church Cemetery.

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Questions raised about accuracy of economic report meant for Lexington

Posted: 03/04/2011 - They say they did not get their money's worth! Lexington city leaders are raising questions tonight about a study designed to help future economic development in the Bluegrass. A company was paid $150,000 to come up with a unique report for Lexington, but the finished product was apparently duplicated from other cities.

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Robber hits gas stations

Posted: 03/04/2011 - Police are investigating whether the same man tried to rob one gas station before robbing another.

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Jump at the pump has some police departments watching fuel usage

Updated: 03/02/2011 - The price of a gallon of regular unleaded soared to $3.49 at many stations around Lexington today. That's ten cents lower than Elizabethtown, which has the highest price in the state, but still above the national average. Among those feeling the pain at the pump are police officers, but some departments are fighting off those high prices by changing how they fight crime.

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Stu Silberman selected to lead Prichard Committee

Posted: 03/02/2011 - Silberman is retiring later this year as superintendent of Fayette County Schools. The Prichard Committee has been active in public education in Kentucky for decades.

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Semi overturns on busy ramp

Posted: 03/02/2011 - The accident happened just after noon Wednesday on the off ramp from the inner loop of New Circle Road to outbound Newtown Pike.

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Crime Stoppers: Police looking for violent robbers

Updated: 03/02/2011 - They walked into a convenience store, jumped the counter, and struck the manager with a gun. Although the would-be robbers made off with no money, Lexington Police are still trying to find the men responsible for this violent crime. Now Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward.

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Pothole repair work on I-75 and I-64

Updated: 03/02/2011 - Workers are set to repair potholes along Interstate-75 in Fayette and Madison Counties and I-64 in Woodford county.

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Business damaged by fire

Updated: 03/02/2011 - Firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a fire that damaged a business in Lexington early Wednesday morning.

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