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How the Fema Flood Maps in Kentucky Were Used to Forecast the Damage

In February, Kentucky’s first governor, Matt Bevin, signed into law a $1.4 billion flood mitigation program to prevent damage from the Femsa flood.The bill was hailed as a major step toward repairing and rebuilding the state.But it came at a price.By mid-May, floodwaters were rising in parts of Kentucky, and local officials were scrambling to

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Which counties are in Kentucky’s biggest county?

KYLE, Ky.— Kentucky’s largest county, Lexington, ranks in the top 50 counties by population and is one of only four counties in the United States with a population of more than 500,000 people.But that population is shrinking, with fewer than 700,000 residents in 2021.The last census data showed Lexington was down to just under 1.8