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Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration

The Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration was held in his hometown of Hodgenville. Several celebrations were held around town including a flag raising and wreath-laying ceremony on Lincoln Square in downtown and ceremony at the Larue County High School were the U.S. Mint unveiled a redesigned Lincoln one cent coin. Photos by Charles Bertram | Staff


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The Kentucky Historical Society presented a commemoration of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial in the Capitol rotunda Feb. 12, 2009 in Frankfort. Hear music presentations and an excerpt from Lincoln’s second inaugural address. Photos by David Perry | Staff


Bluegrass Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

February 9, 2009 by Ron Garrison  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Sports

Players gathered at the University of Kentucky’s Seaton Center to participate in the 2009 Bluegrass Invitational Wheelchair Tournament on February 8, 2009.

Photos, Audio and production by Mark Ashley.

Pinewood Derby workshop

January 13, 2009 by Helena Hau  
Filed under Multimedia, Second Look, Slideshows

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Allan “Moose” Rice, a Lexington scout leader for two decades, brings his shop tools and his experience to Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church every weekend in January to help boys build wooden model cars for the Pinewood Derby. READ THE FULL STORY ON

Charles Bertram 2008 Year In Review

Lexington Herald-Leader Chief Photographer Charles Bertram presents his 2008 Year in Review in this audio slideshow. See 2008 Year in Review from Pablo Alcala, David Perry, David Stephenson and Mark Cornelison.

View full Adam Bender video here

A boy named Kerwin

December 14, 2008 by Helena Hau  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Multimedia, Second Look

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Kentucky parents have adopted more than 3,000 foreign children in the last decade. Each one of those adoptions had its perils and hopes, its bureaucratic bumbles and victories. This is the story of just one of those quests, for a special boy with special needs, a boy who almost died — a boy named Kerwin. (Photos by Andy Olsen) Read more

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