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Lexington parks department weighs changes to family pool passes

kentucky.com — A parks advisory board on Wednesday will consider significant changes to an annual family pool pass that gives families unlimited access to Lexington's pools throughout the summer. The city parks department had proposed doing away with the annual family pass because of declining revenues and concerns about fraud, but after pushback from the community the department is now suggesting changes that would increase the cost of the pass for some families.
Or Lexington's Parks Department could give everyone a free family pool pass, run shuttles to the public library. kentucky.com/2014/04/22/320…

Uncommonwealth: Fascinating facts, pictures fill new book on Blue Grass Airport history

kentucky.com — Blue Grass Airport could have been Havely Field, in honor of Mayor T. Ward Havely, who worked tirelessly to see it built. Had a court case that stalled construction taken another turn, the airport might not have been opposite Keeneland at all, and the runway could today still be cropland.
RT @CherylTruman: More than just a history of an airport, it's a compelling look at how Lexington lived in the 20th century. http://t.co/Gd…
More than just a history of an airport, it's a compelling look at how Lexington lived in the 20th century. kentucky.com/2014/04/21/320…

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

kentucky.com — NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.

Man found dead in Lexington storage unit identified; daughter accused of stealing benefits; mother now missing

kentucky.com — The mummified remains of a man found in a Lexington storage unit in January have been identified as those of Luther Broughton, and his daughter Judith Maria Broughton has been indicted for stealing his Social Security benefits. Authorities also are searching for the woman's mother, who has not been seen since early March.
RT @heraldleader: Man found dead in Lexington storage unit identified; daughter accused of stealing benefits; mother now missing http://t.c…