Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen

Town Branch Park could be the most significant addition to downtown since Rupp Arena

Great cities have great parks, and Town Branch Park could be that for Lexington. With $5 million committed, the project needs another $25 million in private donations.

Tom Eblen

It’s a $47 million, high-tech hospital. It’s designed so kids don’t know that.

The new Shriners Hospital in Lexington has the latest technology, including a $1 million imaging machine and motion analysis lab, in an energy-efficient building beside the University of Kentucky’s medical campus. To young patients, it doesn’t even look much like a hospital. Children mostly see play rooms, colorful window light and walls covered with murals and pictures of rainbows and baby animals.

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Protesters At Ky Capitol Blast Senate GOP Health Plan

As U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell presented a revised health care bill Monday in search of enough votes to replace the Affordable Care Act, about 75 people held a protest in Kentucky’s Capitol Rotunda against the latest plan.
Jack Brammer jbrammer@herald-leader.com
Protesters At Ky Capitol Blast Senate GOP Health Plan 0:31

Protesters At Ky Capitol Blast Senate GOP Health Plan

New Playground at Ashland Elementary 0:48

New Playground at Ashland Elementary

Great cities have great parks: Gray shares vision for Town Branch Park 0:59

Great cities have great parks: Gray shares vision for Town Branch Park

Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain 1:34

Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain