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Stronger earnings from Google, others drive stocks
Earnings gains from Google, Honeywell and other big U.S. companies drive the stock market to a higher close, wiping out much of its loss from the day before.
Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors
Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group.
Unemployment rates fell in 22 US states in June
Unemployment rates dropped in 22 U.S. states last month and stayed the same in 14, as the nation at large posted a fifth straight month of solid hiring.
US stocks rise as companies post results
U.S. stocks are opening higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
US stocks creep higher after two days of losses
Stocks are closing higher after corporate earnings got off to an encouraging start.
United shifting jobs at 12 airports to cut costs
United Airlines is outsourcing more than 600 jobs at 12 airports around the country to cut costs while adding jobs at other airports.
CentrePointe Blasting Could Impact Businesses
Crews will be doing a test blast at the CentrePointe construction site tomorrow at 10 a.m. The streets being shut down can be an inconvenience for drivers, business owners we talked to are also worried they could also take a hit. Video Video
Is a college degree still worth it? Study says yes
Some comforting news for recent college graduates who face a tough job market, and years of student loan payments, is that getting a college degree is still worth the price you pay for it.
New Restaurant Opens; A HS Student Owns It
A high school senior says her restaurant, Taqueria Los Amigos, will serve authentic Mexican food Video Video
Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after hitting their latest record highs last week.
Green family, Hobby Lobby, connected for 40 years
Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control marks the first time the high court has said some businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Suit Up Career Clinic Teaches Job Skills
Volunteers helped nearly 60 people gain the tools they need to find a job. It’s part of a Suit Up Career Clinic for low-income people. Video Video
Storm Barrels Through Southeastern Kentucky
A strong storm barreling through southeastern Kentucky has damaged homes and businesses and left power customers in the dark, but no injuries have been reported.
Stocks higher, CBS gains on Supreme Court's Aereo ruling
U.S. stocks are edging higher after investors set aside a pair of weak reports on the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average rose nearly 50 points and the Nasdaq composite rose nearly 30 by the end of trading Wednesday.
California minimum wage rising to $9 per hour
California's minimum wage is rising to $9 per hour, providing workers with the first increase since 2008. Starting Tuesday, the state's minimum wage will take the first of two scheduled increases. It's one of several new laws taking effect in July.
Sweet 16 Means More Business...and More Traffic
The Sweet 16 is bringing in people from all over the state, which is boding well for many Lexington businesses. Video Video
BBB Warns of "Jury Duty" Phone Scam
A woman in Fayette County was duped into paying $500 for supposedly missing jury duty, according to the Better Business Bureau.
Web sites can take some hassle out of car-buying
Auto Web sites — once filled mostly with just reviews and advice — are now getting more sophisticated, connecting potential buyers with dealers and offering instant price guarantees. 
Child Care Budget Cuts Impact Families and Businesses
Youth advocates say it will not be a happy new year for numerous children and businesses in Kentucky due to child care budget cuts.
New Frisch's Looking For Workers
A new Frisch's is on the way to Hamburg Pavilion in Lexington -- and it's hiring!
Unusual Success For Some Lexington Businesses This 4th Of July
Rain this 4th of July hurt many businesses, especially the food vendors downtown Lexington. The Dunn Family said they have been running Dunn's BBQ for 32 years. He said this 4th of July is one of the worst they’ve seen in that period. Video Video
Cats Win Good For Business
The Wildcats win over Louisville is good for business. Video Video
Winter Winds Blow Roof Off Of Carlisle Building
Frigid temperatures weren't the only outdoor element Central Kentuckians dealt with overnight. Strong winds were also a big problem.
Sweet 16 Boosts Businesses, But Not All
As the Sweet 16 kicked off in Lexington, the Convention and Visitors Bureau said business booms in downtown Lexington. But Jeff Miller, the owner of “Howard & Miller,” said the High School Boy’s Basketball Tournament hurts his business.
Homework for Hiring Help
You might have strangers in your home every one in a while as hired help. Have they been checked out? Video Video
Danville Named One Of The South's Top Business Towns
Jody Lassiter, president and CEO of the Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership said he's thrilled about the ranking.
Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery
Lexington Police Officers said they caught Aaron Lakes, 31, early Sunday morning after he tried to rob a business.
Attempted Burglaries in Strip Mall Damaged by Fire
Three business, in the same strip mall as Friday's massive two-alarm fire, were broken into Sunday night. Video Video
Salt Shortage Hurting Small Businesses
Small companies who clear business parking lots and sidewalks during the winter said they are feeling the pinch of a nationwide salt shortage. Video Video
State Police Issue Phone Scam Warning
State Police are issuing a warning as the Better Business Bureau across the country warn of a rash of "one ring" phone scams.
Police & Federal Agents Raid Lexington Home And Business
Four people were arrested Tuesday after federal agents raided a Lexington home and business. Video Video
Driver Crashes into "Coming Soon" Business
A pizza restaurant not yet in business got an unexpected visit Tuesday afternoon.
Danville Ranks #2 of "10 Best Small Towns in America"
According to Business Insider, Danville is the second best small town in the nation.
Frankfort Plant Board Scam Alert
Frankfort Police say someone is calling businesses claiming to be from the Frankfort Plant Board
One Year Later, West Liberty Still Hopeful
Though destruction and empty lots are seen around the tornado-ravaged town, many more buildings show signs of rebuilding. Video Video
UK Shares Business Opportunities
year's The Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo is celebrating its 11th year connecting minority-owned businesses with those who need their goods and services
Local Businesses Say End Of Saturday Mail Delivery Will Hurt
The USPS announced it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays. Local businesses were shocked. Video Video
Lexington Police Search Computer Business
Lexington Police said investigators searched a computer store on Limestone Street on Thursday as part of an on-going investigation. Video Video
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