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Keeneland has announced that the Toyota Blue Grass stakes race will run on the opening Saturday of its spring meet with the purse for the Kentucky Derby qualifier increasing $250,000 to $1 million.

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the new Republican-run Senate will try to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency by targeting its budget.

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One Kentucky Cabinet official says a new report focusing on the economic impact of creative industries in the state could reshape how policymakers interact with the arts community.

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Willie Cauley-Stein scored a season-high 21 points and made several defensive plays to key Kentucky's 18-2 run to open the second half, helping the top-ranked Wildcats pull out a 63-51 win over No. 6 Texas on Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

The future of Bingham McCutchen’s Lexington location appears uncertain following reports of layoffs and a deal involving 227 partners at the law firm signing on under Philadelphia-based Morgan Lewis & Blockius.

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Economists may be watching the sales numbers coming from the big retailers, but Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear is urging shoppers to think local this year.

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The people at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, have their fingers crossed for good weather on Sunday evening as the historic property is holding its fourth annual Lighting on the Lawn event.

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By unanimous vote, the Fayette County Board of Education has agreed to appoint Marlene Helm as Acting Superintendent of the Fayette County Public Schools.

Kentucky Ag Economy Remains Strong, But Concerns Darken Picture For 2015

Dec 4, 2014

University of Kentucky agricultural economists are predicting the state's farm sector will produce a record $6 billion in cash receipts in 2014.

Financial concerns have shuttered the popular Lexington music venue known as Buster’s Billards and Backroom. The closing came as a shock to many supporters.