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UPDATE: Citing lost training time due to inclement weather, Joella's Hot Chicken has postponed opening and giveaway at its new Chevy Chase site until Jan. 28. Correct story follows.===Joella’s Hot Chicken, the Louisville-based... Read more

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Days after appearing on a list in an unattributed Internet posting that accused several high-ranking U.S. politicians of ties to the Ku Klux Klan, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's name was nowhere to be found Thursday evening in what appears... Read more

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Form 1040 has been around since 1913, even though that was 40 years before the IRS was called the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to that, it was named the Bureau of Internal Revenue when [...] Read more

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The word “sabbatical,” with origins in Latin, Greek and Hebrew, derived from the root word “sabbath,” means a rest from work or a hiatus, often lasting a month or two but sometimes up to a year. The concept has been seen in higher-education... Read more

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The arrival of April marks the start of a new fiscal year when U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting H-1B nonimmigrant visa applications. Each year, USCIS approves 65,000 “regular cap” H-1B applications... Read more

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With a simple statement (“You’re fired!”), the employee gets up and exits the boardroom. And like that, the underachiever is nixed from the show, ushered into a limo and never seen again (at least, until the “All-Star” season).If... Read more

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What was once called the personnel department, dealing with people and paperwork, is now known as human resources, a term coined by Leonard Nadler in his 1970 book “Developing Human Resources.” The field of human resources, or HR,... Read more

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In our two previous articles on the multigenerational workforce, we examined the backgrounds, values and work styles of baby boomers, born between the years 1946 and 1964; Generation Xers, born between 1965 and 1976; and Millennials,... Read more

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As the largest philanthropic supporter in the history of St. Joseph Hospital, RJ Corman Railroad Group provided funds to establish the St. Joseph Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Center, which opened in January 2009 in RJ “Rick” Corman’s... Read more

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Red State BBQ owner David CarrollThere is nothing quite like a good, unpretentious roadside BBQ joint for memorable comfort food. Located at 4020 Georgetown Road near [...] Read more

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Euro Bar owner Charlie HensleyA cool, low-key central Kentucky gem of a place for drinks and light gourmet fare is the Euro Wine Bar (www.euronicholasville.com), at [...] Read more

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There’s a movement underway in Kentucky and elsewhere, focusing on something we all share — the basic need for food just about every day of our lives. This movement urges us as consumers to demand more locally produced foods in our... Read more

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Village Host, a pizza restaurant concept based in California and replicated in Lexington, has established itself in a downtown location that proved difficult for previous restaurants, and now it is looking to expand.The Old Vine... Read more

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Jax Executive Chef Natalie Blake, founder and proprietor Amiee Lovitz and GM Brad LovitzThe Short Street entertainment district will soon have another new and interesting [...] Read more

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Jason NotoJason Noto didn’t grow up with the dream that one day he would operate a mobile food truck in order to provide for his family, yet that is exactly where [...] Read more

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If there is one person who knows Kentucky’s cattle industry, it most assuredly would be Jim Akers, the chief operating officer of the Bluegrass Livestock Marketing Group.Akers has been involved in the cattle industry for many... Read more

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We’ve all been there: staring at the inside of our refrigerators, finding only enough ingredients to make a very disgusting sandwich. Lacking the motivation to go to the grocery store, we [...] Read more

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Waving fields of hay will soon spring up around the outskirts of Lexington, marking the start of a new growing season for one of the state’s agricultural commodities. Hay is the third largest [...] Read more

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Much of the country is reveling in the changes affecting doctors and patients due to the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” However, many Kentucky hospitals and doctors — and consequently their patients —... Read more

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More than 40 employers across the country have brought federal lawsuits challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) preventive care mandate. These employers profess religious objections to contraception and claim... Read more

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