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Annual conference to examine gaming, gambling issues this week at Clarion Hotel in Lexington

Gaming is big business. Millions of people play video games, which can be online or internet-based. Many participate in tournaments, some of which are staged in arenas before thousands of spectators. A growing body of research suggests the line between gaming entertainment and gambling is increasingly blurred. Whether gaming is gambling will be explored in depth at the 23rd annual Educational and Awareness...

Nelson County’s Barktown Rescue to field two players in annual Super Bowl Sunday Puppy Bowl

Barktown Rescue has announced two puppy players in this year’s Animal Planet Puppy Bowl XV set for Super Bowl Sunday, February 3. Pippi and Austin will hit the Geico gridiron and make the cutest ear pulls and tail tugs as part of Team Ruff, as they compete to win the Chewy.com Lombarky Trophy. Pippi (left) and Austin will participate in the annual Animal Planet Puppy Bowl Feb. 3. (Photo from Barktown...

Lex What Wear: Super Bowl style is super fun, with a whole lot of orange and blue thrown in

By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   The 2014 Super Bowl festivities have already begun here in Manhattan, so it should be of no surprise that I’ve already planned my super-fun, super-stylish, Super Bowl Sunday. It is, after all, only the biggest day in sports and a HUGE day for a team many people in Kentucky support, the Denver Broncos, thanks to a group of former UK Wildcats on the roster.   While...