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Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio's Arena District. The opening of the arena in 2000 has lead to a boom in activity surrounding the arena in the realms of entertainment options as well as [...] more

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Lexington, KY – After hosting the first World Equestrian Games outside of Europe four years ago, the Games’ governing body, Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), [...] more

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Bob EidsonBob Eidson spent his time as a mortgage and debt servicing executive for Bank of America in Southern California looking for warts: assets that didn’t look good but that [...] more

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Lexington, KY – A barren piece of land at the confluence of Main and Vine Streets will soon see construction equipment according to developer Phil Holoubek.“We [...] more

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Economic Development Secretary Larry Hayes speaks during a press conference to announce the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association as Gov. Steve Beshear and members of the association look [...] more

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Lexington, KY – Alleged malfeasance by previous administrators at the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) has risen to the level that State Auditor Adam Edelen is referring the case to the state’s attorney... more

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Susan StoneThough Susan Stone’s organization is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2014, the last few years have brought more students into Frontier Nursing University (FNU) than [...] more

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Rick CormanLexington, KY – Rick Corman, 58, founder and owner of the Nicholasville-based RJ Corman Railroad Group, died Friday after a long battle [...] more

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Bingham’s L. Tracee Whitley, COO; Doneen Hobbs, Senior Director, Global Services Center; and Sherri Bracken, CAO.PHOTO BY EMILY MOSELEYBingham McCutchen’s Lexington-based global [...] more

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Georgetown, KY - Toyota has announced its Georgetown plant will begin production on Toyota's luxury line, Lexus, starting in 2015. Along with the approximately 50,000 Lexus [...] more

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Lexington, KY - L. Tracee Whitley, the chief operating officer for Boston-based law giant Bingham McCutchen, has announced she will be joining her firm’s global service [...] more

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Danville, KY – Cellist and songwriter Ben Sollee said he was hoping to play a counterbalance to the Vice Presidential Debate when he took the stage at the Debate Festival on the campus of Centre College.While... more

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Lexington, KY – Kentucky’s craft beer makers have joined together to form the Kentucky Guild of Brewers (KGB).“We’re forming an industry association because we’ve now got a good number of craft breweries... more

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Lexington, KY - Last year Toyota awarded 11 Kentucky non-profits free cars through its Facebook-based voting campaign, 100 Cars for Good. Starting on Thursday with Kentucky Educational Television (KET), 19 Kentucky non-profits... more

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For the first time in 16 years, a Lexington mayor gets to enter the holidays after a city election contemplating the next four years in office rather than his or her final weeks in the Government Center.Not since Pam Miller secured... more

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) President Wil James sees the long-term benefits of Toyota’s North American restructuring as worth the stress of the upcoming relocation of 1,550 Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing... more

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Lexington, KY – The third quarter of 2014 for Lexmark International saw revenues grow 3 percent year over year on the back of 12 percent growth in its managed print... more

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Michael PhillipsMichael Phillips was the ag extension agent for Nicholas County through some of the best and worst times for an industry the county’s farmers relied on: tobacco.At... more

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Following a press conference announcing a $20 million, five-year grant for energy research in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear once again pressed for legislators to lift the state’s moratorium on nuclear energy in the state.“The... more

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Lexington, KY – Mayor Jim Gray’s administration is looking to throttle up Lexington’s web speeds and join the likes of Kansas City, Austin and Chattanooga as Gigabit Cities, cities with Internet speeds of 1,000... more

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Lexington, KY – A Federal Judge in Louisville has ruled that the state’s ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional in violation of the nation’s rules on equal protection under the law.District Court Judge... more

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A corporate decision to avoid creating a home-field advantage as a part of Toyota’s large-scale North American restructuring meant Kentucky would not be considered as a site for the... more

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Lexington, KY - The final major blast at the site of CentrePointe's construction timed up with a power outage that affected 1,148 customers in the downtown area according to Kentucky Utilities' website."We don’t... more

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Lexington, KY – As part of a massive North American restructuring for Toyota, more than 1,500 professional jobs at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North... more

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A new owner and general manager of Lexington’s Campbell House are in the midst of overseeing an eight-figure renovation and restoration project that general manager John Giattino hopes will make the 63-year-old hotel a four-star landmark.“We... more

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Lexington, KY – Tax attorney Bob Webb said just following the rules might not be enough to ward off extra scrutiny from auditors at the Internal Revenue Service.“Avoiding an audit is really a question of the... more

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Lexington, KY – The Downtown Lexington Corporation, Downtown Development Authority and Lexington Parking Authority want to hear from residents about what they think about a range of topics focused on downtown.The... more

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Lexington, KY – Alleged malfeasance by previous administrators at the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) has risen to the level that State Auditor Adam Edelen is referring the case to the state’s attorney... more

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Lexington, KY - Mayor Jim Gray's office announced late Friday that it will show off the new designs for Rupp Arena early Monday afternoon.A press conference with the mayor and Gov. Steve Beshear - who proposed... more

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Lexington, KY - After years of discussion and 13 months after a “blue ribbon commission” issued its final report on tax reform needs in the commonwealth, Gov. Steve Beshear rolled out the plan he’ll take the to... more

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Lexington, KY – Businesses seeking trained employees will have a new one-stop shop in Kentucky as WorkSmart Kentucky has launched to partner with new and existing companies to match employer needs with available workforce... more

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Lexington, KY – Gov. Steve Beshear rolled out his proposed two-year budget to legislators that – if approved as-is – would give Lexington a $65 million jumpstart on the project to renovate Rupp Arena and move the... more

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Lexington, KY - Marking the beginning of his fourth year in office, Mayor Jim Gray gave his annual State of the City speech and used the opportunity to highlight successes in the city during the last 12 months.Gray... more

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Starting in early 2014, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will appoint the inaugural Economic Development Investment Board to oversee and distribute the newly created million-dollar Lexington Jobs Fund.Council initially set the $1 million... more

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