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Board Of Health May Restrict Use Of E-Cigarettes

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Fayette County, KY) -- It's already illegal to sell electronic cigarettes to minors in Kentucky, but the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health wants to tighten the reins even more. Board Chairman Scott White says e-cigarette companies are being purchased by America's big tobacco companies and, "we have enough history with the tobacco industry to know…

Free Meals Offered At Fayette County Public Schools

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Fayette County, KY) -- Parents in Fayette County have one less fee to worry about when classes start again on Wednesday. Students at 27 schools in the district will get free breakfast and lunch regardless of their ability to pay. The cost is being covered by a newly expanded federal program that gives schools the…

McIlroy Wins PGA Championship

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Rory McIlroy is the winner of the PGA Championship. He finished at 16-under par, beating Phil Mickelson by one stroke at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. It's McIlroy's fourth major championship, which includes his win last month at the British Open. Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler finished tied for third, two…

Water Tower Collapse Probed

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Waddy, KY) -- Shelby County officials are investigating a water tower collapse. The tower holding 100-thousand-gallons of water collapsed this past weekend in Waddy, damaging a church and post office with debris and water. No injuries were reported in the collapse that residents say sounded and felt like a tornado or earthquake.

Father Charged In Infant’s Death

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Muldraugh, KY) -- A Meade County man is behind bars, accused of killing his infant son. Muldraugh police say Eric Braddam has been charged with murder. Authorities say he shook seven-week-old Bradlyn Braddam severely enough last week to cause deadly brain injuries.