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Despite loss, Grimes does not regret run

The music continued at the Carrick House after major news organizations called the Kentucky Senate race in Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell’s favor soon after the polls closed. Early results reported McConnell’s percentage of votes to be in the high 50′s.

Skeptical voters still turn out

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By Nick Gray ngray@kykernel.com At Maxwell Elementary School in Lexington where polls were stationed Tuesday, the voting line sprawled down the school’s main hallway during the last rush of voters. The degree of cynicism for many voters was just as long. UK economics senior Justin Henderson said he believes many high-profile races are between “the […]

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Anthany Beatty remains upbeat about city’s future despite loss

Beatty lost the Lexington mayoral election by 30 percent with all precints in Fayette County reporting. Tuesday concluded Beatty’s campaign, but carried more importance to him than a victory.

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Mayor Jim Gray re-elected by healthy margin

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Mayor Jim Gray re-elected by healthy margin

Mayor Jim Gray cruised to victory on Tuesday night, defeating challenger Anthany Beatty by nearly 28,000 votes. Gray will have four more years as mayor of Lexington after getting 65 percent of the votes, while Beatty conceded defeat after earning 35 percent with all precincts reporting.

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Rep. Andy Barr wins second term in House over Jensen

Rep. Andy Barr will serve another term as a member of the House of Representatives, as the Republican incumbent won the 2014 Kentucky’s 6th congressional district election.

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Jake Gibbs wins 3rd District city council race

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Political newcomer Jake Gibbs, a Bluegrass Community and Technical College ombudsman and one-time UK professor, earned 67 percent of the vote and swept to victory Tuesday night in Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council’s Third District, which includes UK.

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Voting information for Election 2014

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To find out where your polling location is, check out the Fayette County Clerk’s website and type in your address at https://www.fayettecountyclerk.com/web/elections/votingLocations.htm.

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Protesters march against police brutality

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Over 80 protesters marched from William Wells Brown Elementary School to the Fayette County Circuit Court Wednesday evening in coordination with nationwide protests against mass incarceration and police brutality.

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Lexington police received a call around 11 p.m. Wednesday from mall security with a report of a man with a firearm who was acting suspiciously. Outside the mall, several people were camped out waiting to purchase the new iPhone 6 which will go on-sale Friday. Workers inside the mall were either evacuated or told to stay in their stores, depending on their location.

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Tuning up a friendship: Lexington resident offers guitar to once-ailing friend

A $12,000 charity guitar has become a tangible reminder of an amazing week and 15 years of friendship.

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