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Kentucky counties find innovative ways to attract businesses, families

RICHMOND AND SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) - This week some state lawmakers talked about economic development and how to make the state look more attractive...

Wedding season is making a comeback

Planning a wedding during the pandemic has not been easy but, it's getting better as more people get vaccinated and restrictions are lifted.

Area businesses receive Governors Safety and Health Award

Industries logged thousands of injury-free work hours.

Horse industry apprenticeship hopes to fill work force void

Change in visa program cutting some work force pipelines.

Restaurant workers relief effort kicks off

Donations will help extend the program which serves those hit hard by layoffs in industry.

Asbury University offers training for work in film industry

A Kentucky college says it wants to help people who aspire to work in the film industry.

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.

Louisville a Hot Spot for Movie Shoots Because of Incentives

Louisville residents who have suddenly found themselves bumping into movie stars such as Nicolas Cage and Jon Voight have the state's recent financial incentives to thank.

Bevin consolidates building industry boards into 1 panel

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has consolidated eight boards into one committee overseeing regulations for the state's construction sector.

Lexington combines homeless facilities

Lexington’s homeless population will soon be getting a new facility.

Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bank to shed 44 branches

Fifth Third Bank says it plans to consolidate or sell 44 branches and five parcels of undeveloped land next year.

Bill to shield retired miners divides coal-state Republicans

An election-year bill to fulfill a 70-year-old government promise and protect health-care and pension benefits for retired miners is dividing coal-state Republicans.

3 more Kentucky counties certified as work ready

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner said in a statement that Bullitt, Montgomery and Trigg counties have been added to the official list of Kentucky Work Ready Communities.

Proposals sought to attract jobs, industry to Appalachia

Kentucky officials are seeking proposals from local leaders for projects that will attract new industry and more jobs to Appalachia.

Kentucky tourism shows growth in 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's tourism industry had a strong performance in 2015.

Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with 11 new members that include Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day and the son of former Gov. Brereton Jones.

Trump promises comeback for Kentucky coal industry

Republican Donald Trump is trying to woo Kentucky voters by promising a comeback for the state's coal industry if he's elected president.

Dairy conferences set in Bowling Green to help farmers

Two conferences in Bowling Green this week will attract dairy experts from around the country.

Kentucky’s auto sector delivered more growth in 2015

Kentucky's automotive industry produced more vehicles and increased its employment in 2015.

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.

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Franklin County Humane Society awarded $10,000 grant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)– The Franklin County Humane Society is awarded a $10,000 grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels to help expand and modernize...

Bluegrass Fair sees record high attendance numbers this year

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - For ten days, thousands of people got to enjoy crazy rides, good food and entertainment at the Bluegrass Fair. For Nolan...

Wolfe County Search and Rescue has busy weekend

Saturday the team helped extract people out of a car crash and Sunday they helped a hiker down from the Natural Bridge Arch.
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Lexington man finds acceptance and faith through LGBTQ+ Ministry

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - During the month of June, members of the LGBTQ+ community members share their stories of pride and resilience. For one man,...