Jim Gray

In less than three weeks, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will return to private life, after more than a decade serving in urban-county government. The 65-year-old Glasgow native is completing his second term as mayor.  

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  Democrats trying to unseat Republican Congressman Andy Barr all embraced progressive policies like expanding health care, gun control and legalizing some form of marijuana use during a debate that aired live on KET Monday night, but they all distanced themselves from the party’s national leaders.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Three Democrats competing for a chance to flip a Kentucky congressional seat found common ground on policy issues, but their televised debate turned testy when one candidate brought up a rival's status as a newcomer to the district.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has named a veteran law enforcement officer to head the Division of Police. A packed city hall lobby welcomed the news that Lawrence Weathers will be the city’s new police chief.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has offered his eighth ‘State of the City’ address to city, civic, and business leaders Tuesday.  The two term mayor spent much time recapping his seven years in office.

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Democratic Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is running for Congress. 

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

An official with the federal government wants the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, to remove a rainbow-colored crosswalk because he says the gesture honoring the LGBT community is a safety hazard. 

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 Residents of Lexington and Fayette County will soon have a new option for cable television, Internet and even telephone service.

The Lexington-Fayette government is joining 34 other Kentucky counties in suing close to two dozen wholesale drug distributors and manufacturers. 

Mayor Jim Gray announced the opioid-related federal lawsuit Thursday.


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On the day after Mayor Jim Gray announced a "conditional yes" by the Lexington Cemetery Board to accept two Confederate statues, urban county council members offered their reactions. All their public remarks Tuesday indicated satisfaction for how the matter is being handled.

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