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Commerce Lexington Inc. among the top economic development agencies in the nation

For the third time in the last four years, Commerce Lexington Inc. is among the top economic development agencies in the nation.

Library program brings economic services to Kentucky families

A Library Economic Advantage Forum (LEAF) pilot program has launched in three Kentucky counties. 

Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Tourism says a national study found the economic impact of outdoor recreation in the state jumped to $12.8 billion last year, up from $8.4 billion in 2012.

Kentucky tourism shows strong growth in 2016

Kentucky officials say the state's tourism industry has reported its strongest economic growth rate in more than a decade.

Kentucky budget director predicts $113 million shortfall

Kentucky's budget director says the state is likely headed toward a $113 million shortfall when the fiscal year ends June 30.

Raise Your Glass to Kentucky Bourbon’s Rising Economic Kick

The economic potency of bourbon is getting stronger with age, increasing its impact on Kentucky by $1 billion in the past two years as demand for American whiskeys continues to grow.

Bill advances to make coal sector eligible for incentives

The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would make the hard-hit coal industry eligible for state economic incentives.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

Bill advances to make coal sector eligible for incentives

If the bill becomes law, coal mining or processing companies could seek approval for various tax incentives rewarding job creation and investment.

Kentucky development fund offers grants for economic impact

The Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development Fund is now available to give local organizations opportunities to create regional economic impact.

Relief following July storms available in expanded area

Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in Bell County are now eligible to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration economic injury disaster loans following storms and flooding that occurred July 11 to July 20.

Beshear heading to Europe for economic development trip

Gov. Steve Beshear is leaving Saturday for an economic development trip to Germany and Sweden.

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Woman charged with sex crimes involving inmate at state prison

51-year old Kimberly Curry was arrested at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange on Thursday, according to KSP.

Jeffersontown High School evacuated, former student detained

Police say they detained a former student who unlawfully entered the school building.

Jackson Police ask for public’s help in missing person’s case

41-year old Joshua Getson has been missing since Sept. 16, 2021.

Colt by ‘Tapiture’ tops Thursday’s yearling sale at Keeneland

An agent for Glencrest Farm paid $145,000 for a colt by Tapiture to top Thursday's yearling sale.