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UPDATE: Lexington Mayor's Race: Final Numbers
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Former Police Chief Anthany Beatty took in a combined total of 95 percent of the vote during Tuesday's primary election. Video Video
Gray to Defend Mayoral Office Against Beatty
Incumbent Mayor Jim Gray will take on former Police Chief Anthany Beatty in an attempt to keep his seat as Lexington Mayor in November.
3 Candidates Debate for Lexington Mayoral Office
The three candidates vying for the position of Lexington Mayor met Thursday morning to debate the best way to handle concerns for the city.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Urge Everyone to Head to the Polls
In a battle between three contenders for the Lexington Mayoral seat, voters will decide which two will move on to the general election in November. Video Video
Lexington City Officials to Get Proposed Budget from Mayor
Nine city council members have already backed Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's proposed budget plans, which include $10 million for public safety, the homeless and affordable housing.
Governor & First Lady Celebrate Ford Mustang's 50th Birthday
Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear were just two of the numerous guests that showed up at Paul Miller Ford Thursday to celebrate 50 years of Ford's iconic Mustang. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Wants $10 Million for Homeless, Housing and Public Safety
Mayor Jim Gray wants to spend $10 million of a $13 million city surplus on homelessness, affordable housing and public safety, in an announcement he made Friday.
Want Free UK Tickets? Take a Rupp Arena Survey
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Monday that as a way to entice more people to take the Rupp District fan experience survey, he's giving away two tickets to the UK men's basketball game against Mississippi State.
Rupp Arena Gets Tiny Portion of Proposed Budget Request
Kentucky lawmakers approved a budget for the state Monday night, but the money set aside for Rupp Arena's renovation is just over two percent of what Lexington Mayor Jim Gray had hoped for.
Beam Being Acquired By Japan's Suntory
The maker of classic American liquors such as Jim Beam and Maker's Mark has agreed to be purchased by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal that would create the third largest global premium spirits business.
Governor, Lexington Mayor Hope for a Colorful Weekend
With UK's men and women headed to the Sweet 16 and a brewing storm between the Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals coming up, Governor Steve Beshear and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray encourage everyone to show off their "colorful" spirit this weekend.
Code for America Technologists Arrive in Lexington
Mayor Jim Gray welcomed three Fellows from the Code for America Wednesday, as they set out to improve Lexington's quality of life.
Lexington Mayor Promises to Reimburse Coal Severance Funds
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday that coal counties will be paid back $2.5 million in severance funds that were used by the state to update Rupp Arena.
Lexington Prepares for March Ice Storm
Mayor Jim Gray said in a press conference today that Lexington is ready for the looming ice storm, with extra crews on standby. The inclement weather has also caused city to announce a two-hour delay for its government offices on Monday.
32 New Firefighters For Lexington
After years of brownouts and budget fights, the Lexington Fire Department will now have 32 new firefighters out on the streets. Video Video
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