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Once a foodie darling, National Provisions bounces checks, closes

Once the toast of Lexington’s dining scene, National Provisions restaurant on 264 Walton Avenue has closed and is open only for events. Employees have filed complaints with the Fayette County Attorney’s Office after receiving paychecks that bounced, and a former employee has been charged with stealing and forging checks from the business. The restaurant that was once featured in New York Times failed health department inspection in June.

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Jason Aldean shuns streaming, tops the charts with new album

Country star Jason Aldean rarely has time to be a tourist when he's touring, but during a recent trip to New York, he and his wife, Brittany, found some downtime to walk around the city. The crowds afford the Georgia-born singer a little anonymity that he doesn't always get back home.

Travel

Presenting Alabama as a multi-course meal

Armed with a list of “100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die,” Patti and Verna ventured into the Heart of Dixie for a culinary explosion. Among their discoveries in Mobile, Huntsville, Birmingham and other stops were amazing BBQ cooked in a gas station parking lot and Southern variations on European classics.

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Circus performers entertain patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brought their Circus XTREME performers to Kentucky Children’s Hospital Thursday afternoon. Pediatric patients and their families enjoyed a mini performance featuring clowns and contortionists. The circus is in town this weekend with five performances in Rupp Arena. Shows run Friday night through Sunday afternoon.
Mark Cornelison mcornelison@herald-leader.com
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Circus performers entertain patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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Lexi-Fest: The McLain Family Band

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Lexi-Fest: Alan Robinson

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Lexi-Fest: Red Car Bad Car

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