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Lexington police have made an arrest in the city's latest murder.
A UK Football player accused of raping a woman on campus will go before a judge Thursday.
You’ve heard a lot about Ebola in recent weeks but doctors in central Kentucky say there's another virus you should be more worried about -- the flu.
A plane heading for Louisville was diverted back to the terminal after it clipped wings with another plane on a taxiway Wednesday night.
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10/26/2014 to 10/26/2014 - Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again!  Celebrate Halloween while watching the recreation of Michael Jackson's video "Thriller", and Halloween Parade. 
12/06/2014 to 12/06/2014 - Six Harrodsburg homes from the 19th and early 20th century and an historic Mercer County church will open their doors for the holiday homes tour.
11/19/2014 to 11/19/2014 - The auction represents an inspired collaboration between the world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house and the country’s premier gallery of fine sporting art and contemporary British figurative painting.
02/26/2015 to 02/28/2015 - Presented by Friends of the Arts School and SCAPA.  A heartwarming tale about the search for stardom, 42nd Street captures the hopes of everyone pursuing a dream.  This is not the touring production.  For more information visit www.scapa.fcps.net  Friday 7 p.m.; Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 and 8 p.m.
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2011 - Ronnie Dunn sings "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Rangers Ballpark In Arlington as Major League Baseball's St. Louis Cardinals swamp the Texas Rangers, 16-7, in a World Series game
2008 - A wax figure of Carrie Underwood is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York
2006 - Little Big Town backs John Mellencamp's performance of "Our Country" before Game 2 of the World Series at Detroit's Comerica Park. Josh Gracin sings "God Bless America" during the seventh inning as the Tigers beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1
2005 - Keith Urban's "Better Life" begins a six-week run at the top of the Billboard chart
1990 - Tim McGraw signs a recording contract with Curb Records
1968 - Shelby Lynne is born in Quantico, Virginia. Highly revered by critics for her emotive singing and wide stylistic range, she earns two minor country hits in 1990 but oddly wins the Grammy for Best New Artist 11 years later
1966 - Eddy Arnold, music publisher Jim Denny, Grand Ole Opry founder George D. Hay and Uncle Dave Macon are added to the Country Music Hall Of Fame, with the proceedings airing on ABC-TV's "The Jimmy Dean Show"
1965 - Ernest Tubb is named to the Country Music Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium
1963 - David Allan Coe begins serving a four-year prison sentence at the Ohio State Penitentiary, for car theft, possession of obscene materials and possession of burglary tools. He later claims he killed a fellow inmate during his incarceration.
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