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With her first month as Lexington mayor behind her, Linda Gorton sits down to talk about what she sees as the city’s biggest challenges and priorities Read more

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Mayor Jim Gray speaks Tuesday morning during the launch of "Green Up for Breeders' Cup," a public-private initiative to improve key corridors into the city.Lexington officials are [...] Read more

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is leading a push to bring a fiber-optic network to the city that would vastly increase Internet speeds for businesses and residents.As part of the effort, the city has sent out a request for private sector... Read 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... Read more

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Lexington, KY – A troubled plan to build a public health clinic on Southland Drive will be the focus of an investigation by State Auditor Adam Edelen upon request from Mayor [...] Read more

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Lexington, KY - In a Tuesday afternoon release sent by his campaign's finance director, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced his intentions to seek a second term as mayor of the commonwealth's largest city.Fischer... Read more

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There’s still no consensus among Lexington leaders over changing traffic flow in downtown. Another study into converting some one-way streets to two-way travel is in progress.Vice Mayor Linda Gorton says it remains an issue... Read more

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Lexington, KY - In a speech before Urban County Council, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray laid out his plans for a budget that would run the city from July through next June.In his address, Gray stated a desire to lower... Read more

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Lexington, KY - In his State of the Merged Government Address Mayor Jim Gray was expected to tout the agreement reached by the city and police and fire union leaders to reign in the unfunded liability of the city’s... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Please indulge us for a moment. Our publishers here at Smiley Pete are having quite a big day and we thought everyone should know about it.Smiley Pete Publishing Co. founders and owners, Chris... Read more

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Lexington, KY - At the midway point in his term as mayor, Jim Gray has made some changes in his staff, adding and shuffling some people."What’s true in sports is true in management, you’ve got to play to your... Read more

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Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday night that he will be seeking reelection in 2014.“Many people have asked me, 'so Jim what are you gonna do in a couple of years'” said Gray at an... Read more

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Lexington, KY – It was called Project Star, and soon it would brand the people representing a law firm looking at Lexington for the possible relocation of its global... Read more

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Lexington, Ky. - Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Congressman Ben Chandler today announced Lexington will receive a $2.6 million federal grant that will fund the salaries and benefits of 28 firefighters for two years. It is the second large... Read more

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Xact Communications will establish its U.S. and international headquarters in Lexington, the company announced today at a press conference attended by Gov. Steve Beshear, Mayor Jim Gray and other elected and economic development officials.The... Read more

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Frank Butler, formerly the University of Kentucky's executive vice president for finance and administration, has been named project manager for the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District. He begins in June.UK will donate Butler's... Read more

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