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REST IN PEACE: Bobby Hull, a Hall of Fame winger and two-time NHL MVP who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 1961, has died. He was 84.

President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared.

A wintry mix arrives tonight with the biggest impacts on travel occurring late tonight and into the morning hours on Tuesday. Stay Weather Aware with LEX 18.

This school district hopes to have most of their major projects completed by the start of next school year.

The choice to hit play and watch the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols has been a hard one for many people.

NOW HIRING: The fast-food burrito chain wants to be fully staffed for March through May, which it says is typically its busiest time of year.

The WHO said that the virus is still causing a high number of deaths compared to other respiratory diseases.

The Biden administration is proposing a new rule that it says would give more women access to free birth control.

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The governor says he has vetoed an 8% pay increase for Kentucky lawmakers. He says in a budget that doesn’t give teachers a raise, the legislature shouldn’t give itself a raise.

LEX 18 INVESTIGATES EXCLUSIVE: Sophia Rosing bonded out of jail tonight after going viral for a drunken and racial tirade on UK's campus. MORE:

Tonight there was a huge fight at the Henry Clay Tates Creek girl's game. We'll have more at 11.

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BREAKING: Amendment 2, which would add anti-abortion language to the state constitution, fails, LEX 18 projects. MORE:

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“These are not hearty explorers, these are little kids." NBC's Al Roker responds to Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin's comments saying that schools calling off due to cold weather was a sign that Americans are “soft."

For the second year in a row, a research firm says that Andy Beshear is the most popular Democratic Governor in America.

Peter Kasinskas told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the couple does not want the reward. He says if anyone gets it, Jayme should because “She got herself out.”

BREAKING: Medina Spirit has been disqualified as the winner of the 147th Kentucky Derby. Trainer Bob Baffert has also been suspended for 90 days and will have to pay a $7,500 fine. MORE DETAILS:

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INCREDIBLE: An Orlando reporter rescued a woman who was trying to drive through severe floodwaters this morning. The woman says she was on her way to work as a nurse when she got stuck, so reporter Tony Atkins carried her on his back and out of the water. ❤️❤️❤️

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