FILE In this June 24, 2017 file  photo, pedestrians use the rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Limestone Street and Short Street during the 10th annual Lexington Pride Festival at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in Lexington, Ky. The city will keep its rainbow-colored crosswalks while it investigates why federal government officials say the gesture honoring the LGBTQ community is a safety hazard.   Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner Dowell Hoskins-Squire said Tuesday, Nov. 28,  that the crosswalks at a prominent downtown intersection will remain as the city conducts more research, as other cities with similar crosswalks have not received such requests for removal.
FILE In this June 24, 2017 file photo, pedestrians use the rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Limestone Street and Short Street during the 10th annual Lexington Pride Festival at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in Lexington, Ky. The city will keep its rainbow-colored crosswalks while it investigates why federal government officials say the gesture honoring the LGBTQ community is a safety hazard. Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner Dowell Hoskins-Squire said Tuesday, Nov. 28, that the crosswalks at a prominent downtown intersection will remain as the city conducts more research, as other cities with similar crosswalks have not received such requests for removal. Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File Alex Slitz
FILE In this June 24, 2017 file photo, pedestrians use the rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Limestone Street and Short Street during the 10th annual Lexington Pride Festival at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in Lexington, Ky. The city will keep its rainbow-colored crosswalks while it investigates why federal government officials say the gesture honoring the LGBTQ community is a safety hazard. Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner Dowell Hoskins-Squire said Tuesday, Nov. 28, that the crosswalks at a prominent downtown intersection will remain as the city conducts more research, as other cities with similar crosswalks have not received such requests for removal. Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File Alex Slitz

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