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Winning in a Race of Life, Death and Renewal

Don McNay | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Don McNay

June 5 was a big day for me. The Tuttle Tots 3K in Carrollton, Kentucky was the first time I had been in a running race in 26 years, and I came in second in my age division. The day before, I had a medical checkup that confirmed that I had lost over 90 pounds in the past six months.

Moneyball, Lawyers and the Vanderbilt Baseball Mama

Don McNay | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Don McNay

Walker Buehler was a key contributor to Vanderbilt's national championship baseball team last year. According to the Vanderbilt Hustler, Vanderbilt's student newspaper, Buehler is listed as high as the second best overall prospect in the upcoming Major League Baseball draft.

My Super Bowl Victory in Weight Loss

Don McNay | Posted 04.02.2015 | Business
Don McNay

They say it is hard to repeat as Super Bowl champion but in the weight loss Super Bowl, I plan to rack up two in a row. Then a lifetime after that.

Picking Experts and the Quest for Great Weight Loss Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Don McNay

The best way to have a successful weight loss surgery is to treat it like a business project. I have definite goals, measurements, objectives, benchmarks, time frames and a vision on where I want to be within a year.

The Hall of Fame and Dead Kentucky Lawyers

Don McNay | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Don McNay

It was a session of the Kentucky Bar Association, but it felt like a wake. A reasonably large crowd came to hear about the downbeat topic of attorney suicides. Two years ago, a number of Kentucky attorneys took their own lives.

How to Win Money on the 2014 Kentucky Derby

Don McNay | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Don McNay

Moderation is smart in any situation, but especially when it comes to the Kentucky Derby.

Clay Bigler, CSSC, Overcoming Adversity to Achieve Success

Don McNay | Posted 04.20.2014 | Impact
Don McNay

Thank God my daughter Gena didn't listen to me. She never listened to me much, but this is one where Dad was dead wrong. She fell for him immediately, and after 20 years, you would think they were still on a honeymoon. I was right about the 30 guys that I ran off before him, but completely missed on Clay.

Fisherman Finds Prosthetic Leg Lost At Sea

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Good News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Associated Press) -- A fisherman was surprised when he hauled up a prosthetic leg from the Gulf of Mexico, and even more surprised whe...

2-Year-Old Ken. Girl Rescued After Getting Stuck In Arcade Game

Posted 02.17.2012 | Good News

Kaytlyn Campbell, a 2-year-old from Lexington, Ky., wasn't very comforted by the stuffed animals around her when she got stuck inside an arcade game o...

Has Bank of America Pulled a Netflix?

Don McNay | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Three years after US taxpayers bailed Bank of America out by giving them part of the $700 billion bailout, they repaid Congress by slapping their customers in the face with a $5 a month fee for using a debit card. Bank of America may have sparked its "Netflix movement."

My Story: Why People Need Wills

Don McNay | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I have a will. I tell anyone who comes in my door to get one. No matter how old or young, rich or poor, I tell them they need a document that will specify what happens with their assets when they die.

WATCH: Casey Anthony-Themed Dunking Booth Shut Down At State Fair

Posted 09.19.2011 | Crime

Casey Anthony has been out of sight since her release from of jail on Sunday, but evidence of the public's continuing preoccupation with the murder tr...

Randall Codd Apologizes For Ripping Fans On Twitter

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb apologized Tuesday for using Twitter to lash out at fans following an upset of South Caroli...

Jimmy V, Elizabeth, Aretha & The Economics of Cancer

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

We have become a nation where our leaders can throw billions at places like Goldman Sachs, which does nothing to touch the lives of average Americans, but underfund the war against cancer, which touches almost every family.

Is Main Street Ready for the Second Wave of the Recession?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The phrase "double-dip recession" means little to most of us. To people on Main Street, it hasn't been been a "dip". We took a drop to the bottom two years ago and stayed there.

JOHN CALIPARI CONTRACT: Kentucky Pays $31.65 MILLION

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari thought he'd pop up on Kentucky's radar two years ago when the Wildcats were looking for Tubby Smith's replacemen...