<![CDATA[Hot Topics News | Kentucky.com &]]> http://www.kentucky.com/news/hot-topics/ en-us Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:58:27 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:58:27 EST Hot Topics 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com (Interactive Ops) Lexington Cemetery agrees to take Confederate statues; more steps remain before move http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article172717101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:06:22 EDT

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UK basketball telethon raises $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief http://www.kentucky.com/sports/college/kentucky-sports/uk-basketball-men/article171143707.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Sep 2017 19:22:35 EDT

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At UK, about 40 percent of harassment investigations end in firing http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article121325588.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:15:32 EST

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Jury will not see interrogation videos of two suspects in killing of UK student http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article116526723.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:16:56 EST

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Lexington’s new high school will be named for Frederick Douglass http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article116334803.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:31:34 EST

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How did a candidate disowned by his own party for racism end up winning? http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article115696453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:11:39 EST

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Pile of stones in a Kentucky mobile home park reveals link to legend of ‘Honest Abe’ http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article111348312.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 16:12:36 EDT

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15-year-old daughter of Olympic runner Tyson Gay dies in shooting at Cook Out http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article108608787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:24:05 EDT

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Ark park is impressive woodcraft, but its ‘facts’ don’t hold water http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/tom-eblen/article90005457.html#storylink=rss Noah’s Ark replica made of 3.1 million board feet of timber

Creationist theme park tries, fails to make theology scientific

Many Christians don’t see conflict between faith, evolution

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Video shows mom fight man trying to drag child from store, deputies say http://www.kentucky.com/news/hot-topics/article82462062.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 08:32:59 EDT

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Atheist group’s anti-Noah’s Ark billboard rejected http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article76783357.html#storylink=rss Two companies turn down Tri-State Freethinkers’ signs critical of Ark Encounter

Atheist group says Noah’s Ark story is one of genocide and incest

Group opposes tax breaks, discriminatory hiring practices at Ark Encounter

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Rupp Arena’s ‘Bertha’ retiring after nearly 40 years http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article73659117.html#storylink=rss Center-hung sound system will be used for last time for UK’s commencement

New LED scoreboard will be installed in September

Scoreboard, sound, lighting part of $15 million tech upgrade

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Fayette landowners face billion dollar bump in property values http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article71855442.html#storylink=rss Fayette PVA David O’Neill says it’s the biggest increase since the Great Recession of 2008

Increased property values based on more real estate sales with higher prices

Total value of land in Fayette County increasing from $23.8 billion to $25 billion

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Lexington’s Episcopal bishop, Douglas Hahn, suspended for a year http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article70969547.html#storylink=rss Hahn did not reveal past affair with a parishioner before he became bishop

Another bishop will be chosen to serve in Hahn’s absence

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90-year-old computer guru has tech answers for peers — and great-grandkids http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/tom-eblen/article70943422.html#storylink=rss Joe Isaac teaches classes, writes a blog and emails tech tutorials to hundreds

He bought his first computer in 1980s for business and has never stopped learning

Central Kentucky Computer Society now enrolling for a variety of spring classes

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R.J. Corman, running in honor of dad, issues challenge for Boston Marathon http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/jessamine-county/article70936552.html#storylink=rss He’s raising money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dad ran Boston six months after a bone-marrow transplant

Son is more than halfway to his $10,000 goal

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Woman blows heroin onto Lexington police officer, police say http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article69122697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 20:54:08 EDT

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Berea woman gets prison for $332,524 theft from chemical weapons program http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article69071177.html#storylink=rss Prosecution had recommended a 30-month sentence

Defense sought leniency and a sentence of 24 months

Judge also orders restitution of $332,524

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Police dig in Lincoln County, apparently looking for a missing woman http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article68907622.html#storylink=rss Anna Lee Manning was last seen in 1992

Police dug several holes on her in-laws’ property

Search conducted near the Lincoln-Boyle county line

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Bevin shatters tradition by addressing Senate informally http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article68931012.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 22:18:03 EDT

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Bonobos is coming to The Summit http://www.kentucky.com/news/business/article68863887.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:09:04 EDT

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Suspended Paris police officers file lawsuit against mayor, chief, four commissioners http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article68342682.html#storylink=rss Five officers say suspensions were retaliatory

Suit says officers objected to change in shift hours

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Fayette County teacher appeals termination for dragging student http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article68213252.html#storylink=rss Cardinal Valley teacher was videotaped dragging special-needs student

Closed tribunal hearing set for April 5 and 6 at district’s central office

School district turns case over to county attorney

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Attorney General Beshear sues Volkswagen for deceptive practices http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article67496712.html#storylink=rss Claim: Automaker promoted, sold diesel vehicles with rigged emissions software

Nearly 3,800 vehicles in Kentucky affected, Beshear says

Penalties could be in millions of dollars

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Attorney General: Bevin can’t remove Ky. Horse Park commissioners http://www.kentucky.com/news/business/article67334157.html#storylink=rss Governor ousted former chairwoman Alston Kerr from board

Bevin counsel says opinion is wrong; Kerr remains out

Other appointments, including university boards, at issue

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Chief Justice: Kentucky courts might have to fire 600 if budget cut http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article67349007.html#storylink=rss Courthouse services ‘have no more fat to cut,’ state’s top judge says

Drug courts and pre-trial services could close, further crowding county jails

Senate budget is seen as last resort before 2017-18 cuts made final

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Woman’s fatal fall at Raven Run remains under investigation http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article67369702.html#storylink=rss ‘Review of policies and procedures’ underway, city says

Two hikers were nearby when fall occurred

Sanctuary off Jacks Creek Pike has reopened

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Judge denies Bevin’s request to close Lexington abortion clinic http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article66921142.html#storylink=rss Fayette Circuit Judge Ernesto Scorsone finds clinic falls within standard of private doctor’s office

Clinic will reopen next week, attorney says

Government officials will appeal decision, spokeswoman says

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Wilmore ‘Voice’ contestant sings for state House http://www.kentucky.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article66891317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:23:01 EDT http://www.kentucky.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article66891317.html Stockyards concerned about preserving house built by pioneer who named Lexington http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/tom-eblen/article66192742.html#storylink=rss After fire and planned relocation, shareholders must decide whether to keep or sell site

William McConnell named Lexington while camping at spring; later built house nearby

Gritty industrial area is where earliest pioneers first came in search of land to develop

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