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Buster's Billards & Backroom, a Manchester Street bar and concert venue, has closed its doors, maybe for good. The popular midsize venue played host to a wide variety of local, regional [...] more

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Lexington, KY - The University of Kentucky will hold its 66th annual Engineers Day, or E-Day, this month, drawing students, faculty and businesses together in Lexington to show and tell the many dimensions of engineering.The... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Frankfort, KY - Gov. Steve Beshear and Sen. Damon Thayer today announced their plan to introduce an expanded gaming bill in the Senate, a chamber whose presiding officer opposes expanded gaming.The bill would... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Louisville, KY - Bernard M. Trager, chairman and founder of Republic Bancorp, Inc., died in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, February 10, at the age of 83.Trager, who was born in Louisville in 1928, started his career... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Once again, tensions in the Middle East are escalating towards conflict. With Iran believed by Israeli and Western intelligence agencies to be on the brink of developing nuclear weapons, Israel is making... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

February 15, 7:30 p.m.The Bluegrass Sports Commission awards banquetInaugural Bluegrass Sports Awards banquet.The event will feature four prestigious awards given out as a celebration of achievement... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, Ky. - Longtime coal operator Larry Addington has sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, according to a court filing.Addington, who... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, Ky. -Xerox, which acquired Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) in February of 2010, began moving today to finalize the consolidation by retiring the ACS brand.Signage is being switched at the ACS location... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Foreclosures and mortgage delinquencies in Fayette County were up in November, the most recent month analyzed by CoreLogic, a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Jan. 25Gatton MBA Programs' Open HouseIf you are one of those people who has been thinking about pursuing an MBA degree, yet want to get more information and be able to ask questions in person, the University... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Lexmark International weathered a challenging global economic environment in 2011 with full year and fourth quarter financial results showing record laser supplies revenue, record gross profit margin... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) located in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, released its 40th annual economic report today.Key findings... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - By year's end, members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR) 6,649 reported sales totaling $1,091,035,899, according to an association press release. 
"As 2012 begins,... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, Ky. - As a study gets underway to determine the feasibility of bringing the University of Pikeville into the state's postsecondary education system, the president of one institution long a part of Kentucky's... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, Ky. - Blaming rising fuel costs, Southwest Airlines and its recently acquired AirTran Airways will discontinue non-stop service on AirTran between Lexington's Blue Grass Airport and Orlando, Florida on August... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Frankfort, Ky. -The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce today announced the formation of a broad-based coalition of business, labor unions, teachers, local governments, equine industry representatives and others who support... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Upcoming EventsJan. 18"Pay For It or Pray For It?" - A roundtable luncheon to examine business advertising and public relations strategiesIt's an age-old question:Your business... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Frankfort, Ky. - Kentucky's ranking in an annual grading of all states on key education indicators rose dramatically this year, placing the state 14th in the nation for its work on academic standards, the teaching profession... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Lexington, KY - The Lexington Division of Police unveiled a new program to lend motorists a hand and to free the hands of their patrolmen and women. The VIP Vehicle program - standing for Volunteers in Policing - is... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business

Detroit - Kentucky's auto industry had a hard-to-miss presence today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. A high-level delegation traveled from the Commonwealth to the Motor City to put a best foot... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:09 PM Business