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Dog dies in fire after home’s residents left for UK football game

A dog died after a fire at a home on West Maxwell Street Saturday evening. Lexington Fire Department Major Chris Burke said some residents of the home at 726 West Maxwell grilled out on the back deck Saturday afternoon before going to the University of Kentucky football game. Later, a coal caught the wooden deck and the back of the house on fire, he said.

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The Newtown pike extension named Oliver Lewis Way was officially opened to a ribbon cutting from mayor Jim Gray. The new road extension connects West High street with the South Broadway and Bolivar street intersection.
Marcus Dorsey mdorsey@herald-leader.com
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