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Local/Regional News
12:51 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb Dies

Former Blue Grass Airport Director Mike Gobb was found dead on Wednesday
Credit Business Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An investigation is underway, but foul play is not suspected in the death of former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb whose body was discovered in his apartment on Wednesday. 

Gobb stepped down as director of the airport in 2009, following a spending scandal.

He later pled guilty to theft by deception, but was sentenced to probation.

Gobb’s current employer Alan Stein told WKYT TV that he hired Gobb a year and a half ago as a sales executive, to give him a second chance after the scandal.

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Local/Regional News
12:52 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Effects of Airline Merger May Take a While for Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Blue Grass Airport in Lexington plans to maintain the number of flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Dallas—at least for now. Service to those cities is provided by US Airways and American Airlines, which announced last week plans to merge in an $11 billion deal.

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Local/Regional News
3:13 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Blue Grass Airport Seeks Tax Exemption

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A move to exempt Blue Grass Airport from a tax that funds mandatory sewer improvements has failed.  Officials at Blue Grass Airport believe Lexington should give the facility a tax break. 

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Local/Regional News
1:06 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Full Body Scanners To Debut At Blue Grass Airport

Travelers at Bluegrass Airport and Louisville International Airport will soon be passing through full body scanners as they board their flights. The new technology will also require some adjustment from passengers, who will be asked to remove not just metallic objects but everything from their pockets.

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