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Initially, there was going to be an increased police presence at Covington Catholic High School Tuesday, instead, classes were cancelled over security concerns. An e-mail from Principal Robert Rowe to parents reads in part: “After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed on Tuesday, January 22, in order to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. All activities on campus will be cancelled for the entire day and evening. Students,...

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Initially, there was going to be an increased police presence at Covington Catholic High School Tuesday, instead, classes were cancelled over security concerns. An e-mail from Principal Robert Rowe to parents reads in part: “After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed on Tuesday, January 22, in order to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. All activities on campus will be cancelled for the entire day and evening. Students, parents, faculty and staff are not to be on campus for any reason.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she has decided against running for governor.

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On Saturday, a 30 second clip went viral along with the headlines that a group of students from Kentucky’s all boys Catholic high school, Covington Catholic, had surrounded a Native American group at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC on Friday, blocked their path and mocked them. Since then, WUKY has requested interviews with each of the groups involved and viewed hours of video footage. Here is the timeline of what we found and the responses from our requests for comment.

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A teen at the center of a video confrontation with a Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he did nothing to provoke anyone and sought to calm the situation.

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The Covington Catholic student who appears in a viral video that rocketed across the internet this weekend has released a statement, saying he harbors "no ill will" toward the Native American man seen in the footage and urging readers to refrain from passing judgement based on brief clips. 

A Native American who was seen in online video being taunted outside the Lincoln Memorial said Sunday he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation.

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A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.

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Tyler Herro made two free throws with 24 seconds left and Immanuel Quickley added another to help No. 12 Kentucky survive a big rally from No. 12 Auburn, 82-80 on Saturday.

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