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Alan Lytle

As more people get their COVID-19 vaccines, we’re starting to see more of them dip their proverbial toes back into the social waters – while also maintaining the necessary masking and social distancing protocols. Such was the case recently for me and five of my friends who, as it turned out like dozens of others, teamed up to ramble through the streets of downtown Lexington looking for clues to solve an online LexRipper murder mystery game. So we donned some Steampunk-themed costumes, dubbed ourselves the “Fiend Finders” opened up our phone apps and had at it.  Here’s a little audio diary of the day.

Kentucky Office of Unemployment

Kentucky's online unemployment system has gone dark while the state implements another round of security upgrades meant to thwart increasingly sophisticated fraudsters.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked applying some of the state’s pandemic-related restrictions to several restaurants and breweries challenging them.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

New laws governing the use of no-knock warrants are on the books in the commonwealth, following a signing ceremony at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Governor Andy Beshear's COVID-19 orders aren't going anywhere — at least for now. A judge is keeping the governor's orders intact while a court battle plays out between the administration and the GOP-led General Assembly.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

A faster-spreading COVID-19 variant is most likely making the rounds in Lexington, according to local health officials, but its impact isn't yet clear.

The Managing Editor of the Kentucky Kernel, Michael Clubb, has been named KY Sports Photographer of the Year. Michael joins us this week to talk about his first shoot, photographing UK basketball games, and where he hopes the lens will take him in the future.

Governor's Office

Gov. Andy Beshear has signed legislation to increase early voting in Kentucky. It caps a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.

Kostas Tsironis/Pool via AP

Lexington's campaign to get citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 might shift toward a more personalized approach as the city looks to convince those who are on the fence about getting the shot.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Lexington will be the first city in Kentucky to use new election security devices meant to better protect statewide election data.


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