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UK to establish Power and Energy InstituteThe need for young engineers is urgent right now in the age of the carbon footprint, the race to develop alternative energy resources and the goal of creating a national... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:06 PM Business

Summit Biosciences seeks tax break tied to jobs creationLexington-based Summit Biosciences COO Greg Plucinski hopes the Urban County Council can weigh a tax break's long-term benefits to the community against... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

UK demonstrates research with commercial potentialBilled as a gallery of innovations, ukTech10 was held downtown recently to showcase the commercially marketable research projects of University of Kentucky faculty.... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Federal grants available for high-risk R&D, product developmentMore than $2.5 billion in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants are available and the... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Federal grants available for high-risk R&D, product developmentMore than $2.5 billion in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants are available and the... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Google's fiber optics experiment stirs local social networksGoogle has rolled out an experiment called "Google Fiber to Communities" that will bring ultra-high speed Internet to as many as 500,000 individuals... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Lawson and Nighbert acquitted of rigging road contract bidsA jury found the owner of several Kentucky road construction companies and a former state official are not guilty of charges that they conspired to drive... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

What shape is your city in? Coming soon: a report from the topIf ever there was a year when it mattered more than most what is going on at city hall, 2010 is it.Put simply, the Lexington Fayette Urban County... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Poll finds Americans conflicted about economyNearly two-thirds of Americans responding to a nationwide survey conducted for the Associated Press believe their family finances will worsen or remain the same this... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Happy holiday thrills at Lexington Children's TheaterLexington Children's Theater is among 100 small and local charities that rallied enough support among Facebook users to make the cut in Round One of Chase Community... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Will Dubai's debt problems affect Kentucky's horse industry?An already nervous American economy reacted quickly just after Thanksgiving to news from the Middle East that state-owned conglomerate Dubai World had... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Future of proposed Distillery District at pivotal momentSupporters of a developer's plan for a $190 million transformation of one of Fayette County's most blighted corridors into an arts and entertainment-oriented... more

Mar 2, 2012 6:00 PM Business

Expanding Kentucky's energy role is Chamber's top priority Expanding Kentucky's role as a leader in energy production is among the top five legislative priorities recently approved by the board of the Kentucky... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Speaking of coal...After reading our cover story and commentaries in this edition about coal mining and mountain top removal (MTR), you may want to dig a little deeper into this critical Kentucky issue. Beginning... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Lexington conference to look at food safety issuesSince September 1, the Food and Drug Administration has issued nearly 20 food safety recalls for reasons ranging from undeclared allergens to salmonella contamination.... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Stimulus funds to support Kentucky energy, ag partnershipMore than $2 million in federal stimulus funds will be available to agricultural interests in Kentucky for projects related to energy conservation, renewable... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

D.W. Wilburn wins Asbury contract for communications centerD. W. Wilburn, Inc., of Lexington has been awarded the construction contract for the Andrew S. Miller Center for Communication Arts at Asbury College... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Annette's City Cafe yields Old Vine location to no-alcohol sports barBar None, a new concept in non-alcohol sports bars featuring "mocktails," smoothies and sodas, will succeed Annette's City Cafe on Old Vine... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Big Ass Fans gets some gold by going greenBig Ass Fans' new Research and Testing Center has been awarded Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) status from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB).... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business

Verizon backs texting, e-mailing while driving ban Verizon Wireless is lining up behind a proposed federal ban on sending text messages or e-mailing while driving. The company has announced support for legislation... more

Mar 2, 2012 5:59 PM Business