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Glendale Fire Department Returns To Service

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Glendale, KY) -- The tragedy-stricken Glendale Fire Department is back in service. Volunteer firefighters resumed responding to calls overnight, three weeks after Lieutenant Jonathan French was killed in the line of duty. They're using a borrowed fire truck from Elizabethtown to replace equipment lost when a semi hit the truck and French at the scene…

Thousands Fighting For Fort Knox

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Fort Knox, KY) -- Thousands of people in Hardin County are making their voices heard in the fight to keep jobs at Fort Knox. Nearly 16-thousand people wrote letters through an online campaign, urging Army officials to maintain current funding at the base. Organizers of the "One Knox" campaign say slashing a combat unit and…

Toyota Moving Jobs From Kentucky To Washtenaw County

Posted On August 27, 2014

(York Twp., MI) -- Toyota will be moving 250 jobs to Michigan from Kentucky. The Japanese automaker was awarded a four-million-dollar grant by the Michigan Strategic Fund for the project. Toyota is moving purchasing positions to Michigan as part of its North American consolidation efforts. The company's headquarters are also moving from California to Texas.

Lexington East End Mural Painted Over

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A mural representing the great jockeys and horse races of Lexington's East End is no longer there. It was on the former Hurst building complex on the corner of East Short Street and Elm Tree Lane, but was painted over by the new owner. LexArts had a verbal agreement with Dick Hurst…

Eighth Anniversary Of Comair Crash

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Today is the eighth anniversary of one of the saddest days in Kentucky history. On August 27th, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashed at the Blue Grass Airport after taking off from the wrong runway, killing 49 people. The only survivor was one of the plane's pilots.