Calipari: Illinois State can make UK miss Ulis

When Kentucky won Tuesday despite losing point guard/team leader Tyler Ulis late in the first half, South Florida Coach Orlando Antigua suggested the experience could benefit UK in the long run. Freshmen Jamal Murray and Isaiah Briscoe gained valuable experience running the team, which will help should, say, foul trouble or another injury sideline Ulis later this season.

Tom Martin Q&A: Solar energy business expects a busy 2016

World leaders convene in Paris on Monday to try to find agreement on addressing climate change. Solar Energy is one alternative to the fossil fuels scientists have linked to changes in the earth’s climate. Tom Martin talked with Matt Partymiller, operating manager of Solar Energy Solutions, a Lexington-based company in business since 2006 and employing 15.

Lexington must guard against employer ‘wage theft’

Thank you to Lexington City Council members — and to Mayor Jim Gray — who supported passage of Lexington’s new minimum wage ordinance. This is a proud moment for the city. Lexington joins Louisville and Birmingham as cities in the South with a local minimum wage higher than the federal $7.25 an hour.

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One woman was killed in a fire at a duplex on Clays Mill Road Sunday night.