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Blue Grass Army Depot Begins Processing Sarin Nerve Agent

Full-scale chemical agent destruction operations at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) on the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) began Jan. 17 with the destruction of the first 8-inch projectile containing GB nerve agent in the main plant. “This is another major milestone toward eliminating the total chemical weapons stockpile in Kentucky,” said […]

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Small Business Disaster Loans Now Available in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Working Capital Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Kentucky as a result of drought from July 4 through Oct. 15, 2019. The loans are available in the following counties:  Anderson, Bath, Bourbon, […]

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Wind Advisory in Effect for Lexington

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect now until to 3 PM EST/2 PM CST/ Saturday. The peak wind gusts are expected to begin mid morning and linger into the early afternoon hours. Gusts of 40-45 mph are possible during these times. A few power outages are […]

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Lexington’s Community Emergency Winter Weather Plan in Effect

The LFUCG Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention has activated the Community Emergency Winter Weather Plan.  It is effective for the evening of Saturday, January 18 through Wednesday, January 22. This Emergency Winter Weather Plan provides a coordinated response for times when extreme cold weather creates additional, immediate need for expanded capacity to assist people […]

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UK Hospitals Restrict Visitors Due to Flu Outbreak

UK HealthCare has temporarily amended its inpatient hospital visitation policy to be proactive in helping protect the health and well-being of patients and health care workers during this flu season. The measures are in effect at all UK HealthCare inpatient units including the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital […]

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Wind Advisory remains in effect for Lexington

A Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight tonight for Lexington and most of central Kentucky. A couple of gust systems will move through the area later this afternoon and evening.   During these periods, expect sustained southerly winds ranging from 20-30 mph with gusts of 40-50 mph.   Unsecured objects could blow around and […]

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Happy New Year – Out with the old and in with the new

As we welcome in the new decade and the year 2020, it’s time to take a hard look at some of the old things that should be replaced with new. Some of these things are pretty simple, while others can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. Smoke and Fire Alarms – […]

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Resolve to Be Ready – Have a 20-20 Preparedness Vision

With the start of a new decade, the new year is a good time to review and revise your emergency plans for yourself and your family. If you don’t have an emergency plan, there’s lots of good information on the BeReadyLexington.com and FEMA.gov websites. Start slowly and a little at a time. Before you know […]

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Don’t Wait to Make Holiday Gift Returns and Exchanges

Did you receive a sweater for Christmas that’s too small? Three copies of the same movie on DVD? Chances are you will be among those who are now trying to return or exchange gifts at retailers this week. Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentucky reminds you that sellers have policies in place to […]

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Make It a Safe Holiday for Pets

Holidays bring together family and friends, but it also can create some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets safely or find safe accommodations for them at home. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during […]

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