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Since Facebook became a publicly traded company in May, and subsequently failed to skyrocket on the stock market, there has been a lot of buzz among media members and public-relations professionals about the effects monetization could... Read more

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Thoroughbred racing is an intricate sport that has long daunted would-be fans or participants in terms of the level of knowledge required to follow along. Many of the biggest stars in the sport are now working to combat that perception... Read more

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Social media helps us connect to and organize with charities and causes we feel strongest about. Thanks to this medium, giving is easier, and some say more satisfying, than what was thought possible even a few years ago. The newest example... Read more

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February 29, 2012Lexington, KY - For the staff that operates Rupp Arena and its sister properties at Lexington Center, it was like making the Forbes 500, but they won’t likely trumpet their latest honor in any traditional marketing... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Lexington was fortunate to host the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in fall 2010, which provided a boost to the local hospitality business. The increased room rates gave major hotels the equivalent... Read more

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Lexington, KY - It seems unfathomable that this fall we'll recognize the 10th year since Sept 11.Although it is rapidly receding in time, that unprecedented, world-changing event marked a turning point in the... Read more

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Lexington, KY - In March, the world witnessed the devastating power of the Fukushima earthquake. April brought the system of deadly tornados that wreaked havoc in Alabama and surrounding states. Even more recently, many... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Second-, fourth- and fifth-grade students were so eager to join the new after-school club at Lexington's Glendover Elementary School that they lined up early, "like shoppers outside Wal-Mart on Black... Read more

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Lexington, KY - After months of planning and preparation, interested neighbors in the Glendover Road area, which is west of Tates Creek Road just south of the Arboretum, have formed the Glendover Neighborhood Association,... Read more

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Lexington, KY - An Emily Dickinson poem begins, "Hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the soul." Hope is an important ingredient in the human story. Difficulties can appear insurmountable, and sometimes a person's... Read more

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Lexington, KY - February is a big month for community arts advocate Bruce Burris. Not only is he is spearheading his first "(un)conference" this month -"(un)dressing Normal" on Feb. 10 - he also is headlining... Read more

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Lexington, KY - If you knew there was something you could do to prevent a life-threatening disease, wouldn't you do it and tell others about it? That's the premise behind a new statewide campaign to educate women about... Read more

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Upcoming EventsJan. 18"Pay For It or Pray For It?" - A roundtable luncheon to examine business advertising and public relations strategiesIt's an age-old question:Your business... Read more

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Jan. 17Change of Plans for January NAWBO MeetingLexington NAWBO is disappointed to announce that Evelyn Strange, Chair of National NAWBO, will be unable to join the January 17 meeting as previously scheduled.... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Mobile loyalty programs are all the rage in marketing these days. Mobile devices are a promising way to strengthen the relationship between retailers and their customers, and many of those customers are... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Lori Cheek works New York City as if she were the secret love child of Carey Bradshaw and guerilla marketing guru Jay Conrad Levinson. She is relentless in her pursuit of attractive men, but what she... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Winter may not be the most popular time to get married, but for Kentucky wedding gurus Jacki Allen and Jaimeson Gann, the work never ends - especially at the time of year when 60 percent of engagements... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Mobile loyalty programs are all the rage in marketing these days. Mobile devices are a promising way to strengthen the relationship between retailers and their customers, and many of those customers are... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The horseracing industry is a world few dare to enter. Venturing beyond Keeneland's lush and green gates seems as risky as a betting window at the Kentucky Derby. But a group of young, irreverent and... Read more

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When Jennifer Bricking learned that her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer, her first thoughts were similar to many upon hearing that a loved one has cancer."All I heard was the word cancer and I thought, 'Man, my mom's... Read more

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