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New events space takes advantage of restored grandeur of old Fayette County Courthouse renovation. Read more

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Two years after a major remodeling, Kroger’s Chevy Chase store on Euclid Avenue is seeking to demolish an adjacent apartment building to expand the supermarket’s parking. Read more

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Elodie Dickinson

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Elodie Dickinson said her new job as Lexington's workforce development manager will be to help local employers that want to hire the best workers or to “up-skill” current employees to meet their changing needs. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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The every-five-year review of Lexington’s Comprehensive Plan is about to begin. The two-year review will determine whether there is a need to extend the service boundaries and open up new rural land in Fayette County to development. Read more

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A few years after being a little more than an ambitious concept, Town Branch Commons, a urban trail system planned for downtown Lexington roughly following the city’s founding waterway, now has a real-world start date for construction. Read more

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After Forbes Road fire destroyed its former operation, cattle market will rebuild with $11.9 million project in northern Fayette County off Ironworks Pike. Read more

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Ground was broken Friday for a new Blue Grass Stockyards that will replace the old facility, which burned to the ground in Lexington seven months ago. The $12 million facility will be built on 100 acres off Ironworks Pike near Interstate Highway 75. Read more

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Lexington has won a $14.1 million federal grant to fund another piece of Town Branch Trail, the rural and urban pedestrian/bike route planned to stretch from Masterson Station Park to the Kentucky Horse Park. Read more

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CentrePointe's 700-car parking garage is scheduled to be finished by spring 2017 and most of the hotel, condo and office complex above it will be completed by summer 2018, according to developer Dudley Webb. Read 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... Read 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... Read 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,... Read more

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The Zika virus, primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito, has caused concern across the globe over its links to babies born with severe birth defects. Though outbreaks... Read 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... Read more

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Dudley Webb, the man most closely associated with the divisive CentrePointe development project in downtown Lexington, defended himself and his work in detail Thursday morning during... Read 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... Read more

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Select Kentucky farmers will be growing more hemp in 2016 than at any time since the federal government effectively banned the crop in the 1930s, along with its hallucinogenic cousin, marijuana.This year, 144 farmers and 10 universities... Read more

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Illustration by Catherine NicholsSelect Kentucky farmers will be growing more hemp in 2016 than at any time since the federal government effectively banned the crop in the 1930s,... Read more

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The Fayette National Bank Building is the site of a planned 21c Museum Hotel.Does the city need more hotels, or are we where we should be for a city of our size and [...] Read more

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There are people who come up with new ideas for businesses all the time. Sometimes they actually get one off the ground. But then what? Do they have a solid business plan, a bookkeeping system and a way to pay for it all?Unfortunately,... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Hundreds of thousands of national and international visitors will flock to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) from Sept. 25 to Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park. You can be sure that the... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Technically, it's the bulk movement of air around the earth. It's plentiful, widely distributed, clean, renewable and an alternative to fossil fuels. It's wind.Today it's being widely used to power... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Yvette Hurt is pretty straightforward about her nonprofit organization, Art in Motion, Inc., and its mission in Lexington "to sell this idea of artistic bus shelters in the community and to raise funds... Read more

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