- According to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, nine people have died in the historic flooding in South Carolina. For one Lexington woman visiting family she got a lot more than she bargained for.
- Lexington fire captain Chris O'Bryan said Adam Duff, who is charged with arson, argued with a friend moments before the friend ran upstairs and locked herself inside a room with the homeowner.
- Horse racing fans will notice some changes at this year's fall meet. The track will host the Breeders' Cup World Championships the weekend after the meet wraps up. Keeneland officials said they had been planning for this for about a year and a half.
- Changes are coming to credit cards. Banks are now issuing cards with a microchip that’s designed to provide more protection against fraud. Thursday is the deadline for businesses to switch to new card readers designed for microchips.
- Mason Gooch is an 18-year-old senior from Montgomery County High School. He's an outside linebacker for the football team, currently on pace for a school record for tackles for a loss.
He's also completely deaf.
- UK officials say the College of Health Sciences has received a grant of nearly $4,188,000; the largest in the college's history. They say the money will go toward research focused on sports and military injury prevention and mitigation.
- Most public employees in Kentucky will see a bit less in their paychecks starting in 2017 when the Internal Revenue Service will begin applying Social Security and Medicare tax to the employees' contributions to their retirement funds.
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