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Fasig-Tipton concluded two days of Thoroughbred auctions July 12 with mixed economic indicators that could reveal increased polarization in one part of the bloodstock market.The sales company held its fourth Selected Horses of... more

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Change is coming to Midland Avenue, the near east side corridor stretching from Main and Vine streets up to Third.Three developers — Phil Holoubek and his Lexington’s Real Estate Co. (LRC), statewide non-profit Community Ventures... more

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Tom Behr acknowledges that competition in the Lexington restaurant market is stiffer than ever. But the owner of Pazzo’s Pizza Pub, who helped sons Brian and Brett launch The Village Idiot and The Beer Trappe, respectively, isn’t... more

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The second week in July was busy for Fluent, the Lexington-based startup making waves in the world of financial supply chains thanks to its creative use of blockchains, the underlying technology that helped Bitcoins rise to prominence.The... more

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Community banks, the locally owned and operated institutions that specialize in people, families, farmers and businesses, have rebounded from the depths of the Great Recession and have as many opportunities as challenges on the road... more

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A regional agency that handles federal funding for aging and independent living services is appealing the state’s recent decision to not renew its contract.In a hand-delivered letter to officials at Bluegrass Area Development... more

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A prime retail corner on the University of Kentucky campus is set for a major renovation, with some businesses departing, two others staying on and a new high-end burger restaurant expected to dominate the strip. Coliseum Plaza,... more

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The corner of East Main and Vine streets, across from Thoroughbred Park, will see some major developments over the next year, including the addition of a restaurant focusing on chef-driven American cuisine, a five-story apartment complex... more

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It’s been 12 years since the U.S. Department of Labor set the minimum pay threshold for salaried employees working more than 40 hours per week at $23,360. But come Dec. 1, that number will almost double, to $47,476. That sharp increase... more

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Following a six-month hiatus, Lexington restaurant and music venue Willie’s Locally Known is now officially smokin’ at its new location, with more space, a new chef, an expanded menu and 65 parking spots.Owner Wilson Sebastian... more

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Seizing its slice of the so-called shared economy — and fi lling real coverage gaps — insurance companies increasingly are off ering policy options for transportation network companies, or TNCs, better known to drivers and passengers... more

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Growing up in León, Mexico, about five hours north of Mexico City, Adalhí Aranda’s entire childhood was infused with a love for the arts.“My parents are very educated culturally and artistically, so I grew up with that,”... more

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There are only days before its 142nd running at Churchill Downs in Louisville, and amid the burst of local fanfare and national media, the Kentucky Derby’s emerging storyline in the past year is that more than ever it has become, well,... more

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Lexington is welcoming another player to the growing fast-casual market: Taziki’s Mediterranean Café, which focuses on fresh and healthy Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, is opening its doors at 117 Southland Drive.This will... more

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Lexington community projects once again are set to receive a financial windfall thanks to the city’s historical connection to the Knight media empire.This year’s Knight Cities Challenge winners include a plan to enhance programming... more

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For the second year in a row, the Kentucky General Assembly has failed to pass a bill that would allow voters to amend the state constitution to permit local option sale tax referendums.House Bill 2 passed the House in mid- March... more

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The Sackett brothers – Matt, Robb and Todd – along with business partner and long-time friend Billy White, have been quietly building a franchise empire in Lexington for the last 15 years.Together, they own nine Jimmy John’s... more

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Manny Caulk, FCPS superintendentA month after Manny Caulk started his job as the new superintendent for Fayette County Public Schools, he was diagnosed with a malignant tumor... more

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The brisk pace of construction at the Summit at Fritz Farm belies the forethought and work that’s gone into creating Lexington’s anticipated mixed-use shopping district.The project, which officially broke ground this past... more

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While much attention has been focused on Lexington’s foundering downtown CentrePointe project and the uncertainty about whether new developers can resurrect it, another much smaller and less expensive downtown block is facing its own... more

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