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Kentucky plant laying off 100 workers ahead of closure

A Belgium-based company is closing its plant in Kentucky, resulting in 100 layoffs early next year.

City of Lexington celebrates anniversary of Reforest the Bluegrass

The city of Lexington celebrated the 20th anniversary of Reforest the Bluegrass this year.

Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

If they can close our plant, they can close yours, too.

Ivanka Trump coming to Kentucky on Thursday

Ivanka Trump is coming back to Kentucky.

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Emergency crews in Texas are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.

AK Steel to close mostly idled plant in eastern Kentucky

AK Steel is closing an eastern Kentucky plant that was mostly idled more than three years ago.

Man shot multiple times by Kentucky wildlife officer

MORGANTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a wildlife officer has shot and critically wounded a man while responding to the scene of...

Cookware maker plans to build its first US plant in Kentucky

Crown Verity plans to construct a $3.6 million, 60,000-square-foot plant on a 7-acre site in Warren County.

2019 Avalon unveiled at Kentucky Toyota plant

The new 2019 Toyota Avalon was unveiled Monday.

Biotech device maker to locate in Greenburg, create 50 jobs

Officials say a biotech device maker will locate a new manufacturing operation in south-central Kentucky, creating 50 full-time jobs.

$80 million Toyota Engineering Center opens in Georgetown

After years of construction, Toyota unveiled their brand new engineering headquarters in Georgetown Monday morning.

Toyota expanding 2.5-liter engine capacity at Georgetown plant

Toyota plans to spend more than $120-million to expand its 2.5-liter engine building capacity at its Georgetown plant, the company announced Tuesday.

Kentucky governor pursuing new Toyota, Mazda plant

Kentucky's Republican governor says he is trying to convince two Japanese automakers to build a $1.6 billion plant in the state.

Crews respond to explosion at Kentucky processing plant

Crews are responding to an explosion at a pet food processing plant in western Kentucky that injured a worker.

Apple to spend $200 million supporting Corning plant in Ky.

Apple says it will give $200 million to Corning Inc. so it can invest in a Kentucky plant that makes glass screens for iPhones and iPads.

Corvette plant in Kentucky to halt tours for year and a half

For the next year and a half, the public won't be able to tour the Kentucky plant that manufactures the Corvette.

CEO: A ‘come from behind’ win for Kentucky

An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion facility near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia, pledging to hire 550 people and pay them average salaries of $70,000 in an area devastated by the loss of coal and manufacturing jobs.

Toyota announces $1.33 billion investment in Kentucky plant

Toyota says it's investing $1.3 billion to retool its sprawling Georgetown, Kentucky, factory where its flagship Camry sedans are built.

The Garden Guy – Plant Pansies for Color

Get blooms in your garden twice a year with one plant! Mike O'Rourke has the scoop on pansies in this week's "The Garden Guy."

Kentucky power plant to stop burning coal by 2023

An electric utility in Owensboro will stop burning coal at its only power plant, which dates back to the 1960s.

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Lexington’s fireworks show dazzles the crowd

Lexington canceled most of its Fourth of July festivities but the fireworks show still went on as scheduled.

State police investigate Cave Run Lake drowning

State Police are investigating a drowning at Cave Run Lake Saturday afternoon.

I-75 Diesel spill, semi-truck spills load of energy drinks in Madison County

Kentucky Transportation Department says a semi-truck spilled diesel on I-75 Saturday night.
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Man pulls gun, is charged during Black Lives Matter protest

Police say a man is charged with menacing after pulling a gun out during an argument with protesters.