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Business Lexington December 2016

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Catherine Nichols

New businesses – including Pivot Brewing and Pomegranate – add variety to growing east side neighborhood more

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Local First Lexington is reinventing itself and has hired a full-time executive director for the first time. more

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To improve student retention and graduation rates, University of Kentucky officials will shift the majority of its institutional financial aid from merit-based to need-based awards, starting in fall of 2017. more

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Independent business columnist Kathie Stamps talks to Lexington business owners about the systems they use to stay organized. more

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The Kentucky Supreme Court overturned a local minimum wage increase ordinance in Louisville by a vote of 6-1, nullifying a similar ordinance in Lexington. more

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Developer Dudley Webb says he is personally financing the 700-car parking garage for the CentrePointe mixed use project in downtown Lexington. The garage is scheduled to be completed in 2017. more

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Gray concedes

M. David Nichols

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray lost his bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul. more

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Owners of wine and bourbon shop Cork & Barrel add private barrel bourbon to their offerings more

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Fasig-Tipton concluded its annual November sale of breeding stock Monday evening with strong numbers and a propensity for proven producers. more

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The Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, owner of Business Lexington, will launch the GoodGiving Challenge this month, an online campaign designed to engage and inspire the Bluegrass to support local nonprofits. more

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Tatiana Aristizabal Z

Aaron Scales’ BroCoLoCo makes creative splash with projects here and abroad more

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Grammar Gourmet columnist Neil Chethik calls for the country to take back the nickname and see it again as something other than an insult. more

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Business Book Review columnist Paul Sanders examines Subir Chowdhury's new book, “The Difference: When Good Enough Isn’t Enough.” more

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