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Elections 2016

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

Fayette County

Police say woman used fake IDs to steal from banks

Lexington police said Dimitra McKissic had been getting Kentucky identification cards that bore her photo but the name and other information of two victims. She would use those identity cards to open fraudulent checking accounts, then deposit worthless checks. McKissic could then withdraw cash from the accounts at an ATM, police said.

World

Fidel Castro's final resting spot revealed

About a year ago, trucks full of building materials began arriving at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago. On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.

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Santa, UK athletes and cheerleaders bring children smiles at breakfast event

University of Kentucky athletes entertained UK Healthcare families and patients during the Breakfast with Santa event. Music by the UK Chorale.
Caitlyn Stroh Special to The Herald-Leader
Santa, UK athletes and cheerleaders bring children smiles at breakfast event 1:42

Santa, UK athletes and cheerleaders bring children smiles at breakfast event

Sidewalk signs warn UK students about distracted walking 0:39

Sidewalk signs warn UK students about distracted walking

Truck strikes Lexington bar 0:48

Truck strikes Lexington bar

Andover credit card thief 2:06

Andover credit card thief