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Local coffee shop raising funds for competitors

T-shirt sales provide funds to share with others.

Restaurants respond to mask mandate; survey finds seniors agree

New survey of senior adults back mask orders.

Reopenings slow but showing positive signs

It's been more than 100 days since the coronavirus first shut down businesses across the state. It's been just 45 days since they've been able to slowly reopen and it has been a process but getting to 50 percent capacity this week has brought some encouraging signs.

Commerce Lexington to honor small businesses

Nominations due in early August.

Versailles to close some streets on weekends for businesses, tours

Idea is to allow more capacity with open-air space

State lost almost 300,000 jobs in April, 82,000 in hospitality: Report

Not surprisingly given the height of the coronavirus-related shutdown, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2020 unemployment rate was 15.4 percent.

State makes remote notarizations more business friendly

The state has implemented a regulation making it easier for the business and legal communities to perform notarizations remotely, a critical need for basic business functions.

More reopening stages, including restaurants and government, eyed, state continues to push restraint: Beshear

Calling the reopening process in the state and across the country a "large social experiment" and we will "see the results," Kentucky leaders Monday continued to push restraint as the economic reopening nears on several fronts.

New coronavirus cases include 10-day-old, almost 1,000 have recovered

Kentucky confirmed 159 news coronavirus cases Thursday, including a 10-day-old child in Lincoln County, and seven deaths, which pushed the state total to 129.

Pulaski considers curfew, other steps; chamber offering business programs

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) -- The county already has had to close its popular camping park because of crowds and now Judge Executive Steve...

Schools to stay closed; 100 new cases, 11 deaths: Beshear

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Gov. Andy Beshear has asked schools superintendents across the state to keep schools closed until at least May 1. He reported...

Some cleaning services are working through the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has closed businesses and costs millions of people their jobs, but a few businesses are still in demand.

Legislature approves measures for schools, businesses

Measures put into law many of the things talked about to help schools and businesses.

Sports cancellations are worrying local sports stores

The major sports cancellations including the SEC tournament is worrying some businesses that sell Kentucky merchandise.

State: unpaid Kentucky workers will receive more than $1 million

Kentucky's Labor Cabinet says it will return over $1,000,000 to unpaid Kentucky workers.

Three men accused of store theft in Shelby County

Three men are accused of cutting a hole into the side of a business to allegedly steal chainsaws and other equipment. 

Murray State initiative aims to help grow region’s business

The new Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development will be located inside the university's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business.

Lexington business busy thanks to Solid Blue fans

Solid Blue fans are ramping up for the Cat's Sweet Sixteen game against Houston by stocking up on merchandise.

Firefighters on scene at Lexington business fire

Firefighters are currently on scene at a business fire in Lexington on Mercer Road.

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Tiny Homes: From a ‘wish’ comes a dream and a solution

Village of Hope brings tiny homes for homeless kids

Former Kentucky, Atlanta Falcons receiver Quentin McCord passes away

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) - Former Kentucky wide receiver Quentin McCord has passed away. He was 42. McCord played at Kentucky from 1996 to 2000....
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Serena comes back to beat sister Venus in Lexington

LEXINGTON, KY, USA (WTA) - Top seed Serena Williams overcame a stern test from elder sister Venus to reach the quarterfinals at the inaugural Top...