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Snow could hit twice before the weekend ends

Before the winter weather system arrives late today into this evening, temps can make a run toward the low 40s, said WKYT meteorologist Chris Bailey. Light rain and light snow will then develop in a narrow band in the early hours of Saturday.

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Ginseng harvesting banned in Daniel Boone National Forest for 2017

Ginseng is a slow-growing perennial plant. It is frequently collected and used in drinks or dietary supplements. Anyone buying and selling ginseng, other than harvesters, need to be licensed in Kentucky. A ban prohibiting ginseng harvest in the Daniel Boone National Forest has been extended through the 2017 harvest season, from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1.

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New athletic facility design approved by Clark County school board

Designs for new athletic facilities at George Rogers Clark High School were given final approval at a recent Clark County school board meeting. The plan for the new facilities includes a 63,500-square-foot, 4,100-seat gym attached to George Rogers Clark High School and a stadium that will host football, track and soccer events. It will cost about $21 million.

House fire in Winchester

Firefighters with Winchester and Clark County fire departments battled a mid afternoon structure fire that heavily damaged the house at 15 Linden Ave. Several units from the Lexington Fire Dept. were dispatched to Winchester to provide fire covera