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Would I Have Been Friends With My Mom if I'd Known Her Back Then?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

It's a simple question, one that many of us ask ourselves at some point. While scrolling through #tbt photos on Instagram, Danielle Delph, a Portland-based artist, had an epiphany: she wanted to explore the idea concretely.

A Visit to Kentucky's Horse Country

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Lexington is horse country in every sense of the word and, on my drive from the airport, I was enthralled with the spectacular scenery: the rolling hills of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region with pretty red barns, fields and meadows.

Amazon's Sunday Delivery Might Be Coming To A City Near You

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its Sunday package delivery service to 15 more cities across the country, including Philadelphia, New Orleans an...

Knocking on a Thousand Doors to Become Established in the Establishment

Magatte Wade | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Magatte Wade

Saatvik Ahluwalia is a 24 year-old Indian-American just a few years out of college. He happens to live in Lexington, Massachusetts, one of the old...

David Lohr

Police Arrest Two In Case Of Missing University Of Kentucky Chef

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Kentucky have arrested two men on suspicion of killing a University of Kentucky chef who disappeared before Christmas. Timothy "Tiny...

David Lohr

A Sister's Nightmare: Brother Missing After Greeting Unknown Visitor

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.26.2013 | Crime

There was no holiday cheer this week for the family of Alex Johnson. The laughter and joy that typically warms their hearts this time of the year was ...

A Love Letter To Lexington

Love Letters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

Lexington, I've fallen hard for you. You've won me over and opened my eyes to the true beauty of small town hospitality and big city dreams. Because you give both.

Small Town Duped By Massive Ponzi Scheme

AP | Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — In a story March 30 about a $600 million investment scam, The Associated Press, relying on information from state regulators,...

Bootlegging the Kentucky Brand

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It all started with the idea of a Super Bowl commercial to promote the real Kentucky. "We wanted to put it on the biggest stage in the world," says Whit Hiler of ad agency Cornet IMS in Lexington.

HuffPost Reader Photos: Meet The People Of Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Earlier this week, we asked HuffPost readers in Kentucky to send us photos of your home state in advance of tonight's vice presidential debate in Danv...

Twitter Listens To Kentucky Riots On #LexingtonPoliceScanner

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

After Kentucky defeated Kansas to win the 2012 men's basketball national championship, the party got rowdy in a hurry back in Lexington. Just as they ...

Man Tries To Pay For Vacuum and Microwave At Walmart With $1 Million Bill: Cops

AP | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News

Associated Press LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Do you have change for a million-dollar bill? Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar no...

Small Town Publisher With Big Time Impact

Don McNay | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact
Don McNay

Countless people have told me their personal stories about something Al did to make a difference in their lives. Al doesn't discriminate. I've had multimillionaires, manual laborers and journalists all tell me their stories about how Dr. Smith touched their lives.

Hillbilly Stereotypes Spark Controversy in Kentucky Election

Don McNay | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Don McNay

Just like in other recent political scandals, the first bit of news breaking from YouTube and social networks on Bob Farmer's jokes about Eastern Kentuckians has sparked a flood of additional information about Farmer on the internet.

The Best Bourbon Country Tours

Liquor.com | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

No matter if Maker's Mark, Woodford Reserve or Wild Turkey is your favorite bourbon, you need to visit Kentucky and see where the spirit is produced. It's a trip that all whiskey drinkers should make at least once in their lifetimes.

Betting on a 2011 Kentucky Derby Winner

Don McNay | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports
Don McNay

When making your Derby bet, forget all the high powered systems and strategies and give it your best guess.

Bookseller's Inventory Being Auctioned: What Will Happen To The Stores?

kentucky.com | Scott Sloan | Posted 06.18.2011 | Books

The future of Lexington's most prominent book retailer will be decided this week. On Wednesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers' five remaining stores, includ...

The FaithFul Shopper: Spring for April Showers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Lovely soaps and lotions aren't just for getting clean and softening your skin -- this affordable luxury can provide a brief spa-like experience every day.

The Person We Should Be Moving Our Money to

Don McNay | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Over 4 million people moved their money from Wall Street Banks in 2010, according to Sara Ackerman, project coordinator for Move Your Money. I bought...

Keeneland: The Book

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Don McNay

Just give me one more crack at the ol' race track -The Mills Brothers As the son of a professional gambler, I spent a lot of my childhood at race t...

Health Insurance for Children Under Age 19 in Kentucky

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I'm doing research on a longer article about the first battles on implementing health care reform in Kentucky. A battle between well-entrenched healt...

The Next Generation of Kentucky's Political Leadership

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don McNay

I recently asked a number of people in the "political know" of Kentucky the question. "Who do you see emerging as the next leaders of Kentucky?"

Wealth Without Wall Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If you trace the history of almost any national company, you'll find that somewhere along the way a story in a publication put that company in the spotlight.

Zenyatta's Last Dance

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Over 1500 fans turned out on a blustery winter night to both greet and say farewell to the great champion race mare, Zenyatta. This would be the final gig of this rock star's farewell tour.

Byron Crawford, Bard of the Backroads

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Crawford's new book, Kentucky Footnotes, appears to be anthology of some his most interesting columns from his 29 years as an award-winning columnist. It's more than that.