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The discount retailer, currently located in Century Plaza, will move into its new building next to Harbor Freight and across from Chick-Fil-A at 1300 U.S. 127 South on Thursday, March 26.

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Anyone who has ever driven on Versailles Road between 7 and 8 a.m. or been stalled in traffic on U.S. 127 South around 4:30 p.m. on a weekday can attest that the city’s population grows by thousands as commuters stream in to work in the capital city. One State Journal reader wanted to know w…

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On Dec. 9, as part of a POW/MIA ceremony at the Capitol, where the “Chair of Honor” commemorates American service men and women who are prisoners of war or missing in action, the flag was flown. The following day, in keeping with tradition, all flags were removed and new ones took their plac…

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Two readers — one who lives near Hardee’s on Schenkel Lane and the other a motorist who noticed students walking alongside the roadway — recently reached out to The State Journal to ask why the busy street — from Thornhill Bypass to Steadmantown Lane — lacks sidewalks.

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Editor's note: This story was updated at 9:55 a.m. Oct. 17 to correct the name of Kentucky Capital Development Corp. Director Terri Bradshaw.

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At the beginning of May, the City of Lexington’s recycling plant suddenly stopped accepting paper products from its affiliate partners, including Frankfort and Franklin County, due to “an overabundance of material in domestic markets.”

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The two facilities off the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 64 just across the Woodford County line have been closed for renovations since the end of January and a series of delays has pushed the opening date back four months.

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The Old YMCA building’s fate has been discussed by the Frankfort City Commission in several closed sessions. A reader asked if any plans have been made public about the deteriorating building adjacent to the Singing Bridge downtown.

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“Anyone know what kind of secret military base is being built along the river just down from the Buffalo Trace launch ramp in Kentucky River Pool 3?” a State Journal reader asked on Facebook, and he wasn’t alone. Several readers have asked us about the presence of large cranes and other acti…

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If you’ve driven between Frankfort and Lexington recently, you may have noticed that the rest areas near the Franklin-Woodford County line have been closed for a few weeks.

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A reader asked The State Journal about the political affiliations of the four directors of the Frankfort Plant Board after Mayor Bill May chose Jeff Bradshaw to fill the municipal utility’s vacant fifth, citing Bradshaw’s status as a registered independent as a “deciding factor” in his nomination.