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A State Journal reader, who inquired about the lack of an upgrade to a section of sidewalk at the intersection of Capital Avenue and East Main Street as part of the TIGER Grant, said the portion of concrete “is in poor shape and has several areas of broken, crumbling and decaying concrete.”

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A State Journal reader who noticed signs popping up at several Frankfort intersections asking residents to sell their diabetic test strips inquired as to whether it was a scam.

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Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the wheels on Frankfort Transit buses — including the 35-foot Gillig that accommodates 32 passengers and two wheelchairs on the Fast Connect route and the trolley that stops at many capital city attractions — were going round and round. 

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Drivers leaving the Kroger East parking lot near the stop sign at the intersection with Brighton Park Boulevard must maneuver around three gigantic potholes that have formed in the departure lane on the access road between the grocer’s fuel station and the shopping center’s parking lot.

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Gone are the spatula-shaped door handles and the whiff of Whoppers. Alfonso’s Taco Shop, a Mexican restaurant, opened its doors this week in the Hudson Hollow Road building that previously housed Burger King.

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Historically, the probability for there being at least 1 inch of snow on the ground on Christmas Day in the Capital City is 13%, according to data compiled from 1981-2010 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information.

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One Frankfort street that has taken a beating from the large trucks traveling to and from the site of the former Capital Plaza Tower during the construction of the Mayo-Underwood Building is Holmes Street — an artery that connects the city with U.S. 127 North.

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A reader asked The State Journal about a curious rise in Franklin County’s general reserve fund. Franklin County’s general fund has recently gone up by $1.4 million despite the toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on the community, including local government coffers.

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A State Journal reader who has never been chosen to serve on a jury asked about the process because her husband has been tapped for jury duty three times.

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The deaths of George Floyd, a black Minneapolis man who was killed by a white policeman whose knee pinned his neck to the pavement for nearly 9 minutes, and Breonna Taylor, an African American Louisville EMT who was fatally shot eight times by narcotics detectives executing a “no-knock” warr…

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An 18-hole semi-private club near Interstate 64 in southeastern Franklin County, Duckers Lake Golf Resort last closed its doors in December 2017 after an agreement ended between Man O’ War Golf, which operated the course, and Whitaker Bank, which acquired the mortgaged course in early 2015.

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On April 24, in order to minimize exposure to COVID-19, Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. issued Administrative Order 2020-28, which extended the suspension of in-person court services until May 31.