A man held a sign saying “why lie I need a drink” at East High Street and South Limestone. Since Lexington’s ordinance prohibiting panhandling was struck down by the state Supreme Court, the number of panhandlers has ballooned.
A man held a sign saying “why lie I need a drink” at East High Street and South Limestone. Since Lexington’s ordinance prohibiting panhandling was struck down by the state Supreme Court, the number of panhandlers has ballooned. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
A man held a sign saying “why lie I need a drink” at East High Street and South Limestone. Since Lexington’s ordinance prohibiting panhandling was struck down by the state Supreme Court, the number of panhandlers has ballooned. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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