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‘Handshake agreement’ between city, historic Black church in jeopardy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) – An ongoing discussion between Main Street Baptist Church, the city of Lexington and leaders of a local park has become one of infrastructural progress versus integrity.

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Kentuckians 16 and older urged to get COVID-19 vaccination

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) –  Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, as the number of new cases saw a significant jump on Wednesday.

Land Between the Lakes heritage and recreation areas to take cut

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation area is taking a massive budget cut in recreation and heritage from the U.S. Forest Service.
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'He was guilty.' Extra juror in favor of Chauvin conviction

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An alternate juror at the trial of Derek Chauvin said she agreed with the jury's decision to convict him in George Floyd's death, saying she saw Chauvin as the leader of …
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German 'emergency brake' plan clears last legislative hurdle

BERLIN (AP) — A plan by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly cleared its final legislative hurdle …
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NCAA volleyball semis: Kentucky-Washington, Texas-Wisconsin

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alli Stumler had a premonition she and her Kentucky teammates would break through this year and reach the NCAA national semifinals for the first time in program history.

Making history: Kentucky volleyball team reaches Final Four

LEXINGTON, Ky (KT) — Craig Skinner has built Kentucky into a national powerhouse and the Wildcats are two wins away from winning the school’s first national volleyball championship.
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‘Handshake agreement’ between city, historic Black church in jeopardy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) – An ongoing discussion between Main Street Baptist Church, the city of Lexington and leaders of a local park has become one of infrastructural progress versus integrity.

KY. BAPTIST HISTORY: Christ made difference in life of William Hickman

In April 1776, William Hickman had the honor of preaching the first recorded Baptist sermon at Fort Harrod, in what is now the state of Kentucky. The 29-year-old Virginian was trying to decide if he wanted to move his young family west. Although he had heard that Kentucky was a beautiful and rich new country, upon seeing it firsthand, Hickman declared, “The half was not told.” While it would not be until 1784 that Hickman was able to permanently relocate, the story of this early Kentucky Baptist pioneer shows us the importance of life in Christ.
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Union Pacific profit down 9% but economy will grow in 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's first-quarter profit declined 9% as the railroad delivered less freight and its revenue fell, but it said the economy is steadily improving. The Omaha, …
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'We're buzzing!' Brit Awards to welcome back music fans

LONDON (AP) — British music's leading prize night next month will feature an audience of 4,000 people, in what will be the first major indoor music event in the country to welcome back a live …
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'He was guilty.' Extra juror in favor of Chauvin conviction

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An alternate juror at the trial of Derek Chauvin said she agreed with the jury's decision to convict him in George Floyd's death, saying she saw Chauvin as the leader of …

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