Local/Regional News
11:56 am
Wed August 15, 2012

India To Get 9M Tons Of Appalachian Coal Annually

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A private-sector agreement could help India avert future power outages by importing 9 million tons of coal a year from Kentucky and West Virginia.

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Local/Regional News
1:14 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Obama, Beshear Discuss Northern Kentucky Bridge Project

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- President Barack Obama has completed a brief visit to northern Kentucky where he had a follow-up discussion with Governor Steve Beshear about a proposal to replace the Brent Spence Bridge that connects Kentucky and Ohio at Cincinnati.

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Local/Regional News
12:02 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Beshear Unveils Long-Awaited Gambling Amendment Proposal

Gov. Steve Beshear presented a plan Tuesday to amend Kentucky's Constitution to allow up to seven casinos to open in the state, most of them at horse tracks.

Similar proposals to expand gambling opportunities in the state have been debated for years, but have never been able to get through the House and Senate.

"We believe that we have fashioned something that could and should and hopefully will pass both chambers," the Democratic governor said Tuesday.

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