Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
12:32 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Ad Credits Mitch McConnell With Helping Save Jobs

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is getting credit for protecting aluminum factory jobs in a TV ad released by his campaign.

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12:19 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Pop Bottle Bombs Found At Area High Schools, Student Activities Canceled

Lafayette High School
Credit www.kycaa.org

Activities at five Fayette County High Schools have been canceled following the discovery of three "pop bottle" bombs.

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Local/Regional News
10:48 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Postal Jobs Will Be Lost In Lexington

The United States Postal Service's processing and distribution center on Nandino Boulevard in Lexington is scheduled to shut their doors next year. 

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Local/Regional News
8:01 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Lexington Mail Processing Plant Moving In 2015

The mail processing plant on Nandino Blvd. in Lexington is scheduled to move to Louisville and Knoxville, Tennessee in 2015.

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Local/Regional News
6:25 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Panel Offers Preview Of 2015 Gubernatorial Race

Audience members watch the final panel of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Summit
Credit Josh James / WUKY

It wasn’t quite a gubernatorial debate, but Kentuckians got a taste of the coming campaign Tuesday at a business summit panel in Louisville.

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Local/Regional News
12:42 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

NBC News' Chuck Todd: Kentucky Poised To Become "Center Of Political Universe"

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd addressed a packed house at a business summit in Louisville Monday.

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Local/Regional News
12:36 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Grimes Revisits McConnell "Jobs" Quote In New Ad

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack again Tuesday with a new TV ad featuring an out-of-work Appalachian coal miner.

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Local/Regional News
11:58 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Alltech Investing Heavily In Eastern Kentucky

A Nicholasville-based animal nutrition company is planning to build a new bourbon distillery and aquaculture and poultry farms in Pikeville .

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Local/Regional News
11:25 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Child Health And Education Improve In Kentucky, But Poverty Prevails

Kentucky has shown steady improvement in child health and education, according to the 2014 National KIDS COUNT Data Book.
Credit Greg Stotelmyer

An annual report shows Kentucky is in a losing battle over keeping more kids out of poverty.

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7:34 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Beshear: Urgency Drives SOAR Initiative

Gov. Steve Beshear says an unprecedented sense of urgency will help the latest effort to diversify Eastern Kentucky’s flagging economy succeed.

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