LEXINGTON, Ky. - A renewable chemicals company is adding 14 new jobs in Lexington. Company officials with Allylix announced the $1.6 million investment Wednesday, which includes expanding its current laboratory space at UK’s Coldstream Research Park.

Lexmark to Cut 1,700 Jobs, 550 In Lexington

Aug 28, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky.  Lexmark is cutting 1,700 jobs and says it will stop making inkjet printers as part of a drive to cut costs.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden were in Kentucky Thursday as part of a three-day tour of community colleges. They toured Bluegrass Community & Technical College in Lexington and advocated a new Obama administration initiative aimed at training more people for the workforce.

The issue is important to Dr. Biden, who teaches English a community college in Virginia.