Department of Military Affairs http://wkms.org en Kentucky Opens New Emergency Operations Center http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-opens-new-emergency-operations-center <p></p><p>Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear opened a new emergency operations center Monday that has been built to withstand any weather catastrophes that hit the state, including winds of up to 250 mph.</p><p>Beshear says the $11.8 million facility in Frankfort will be a lifeline to all of Kentucky's 120 counties in times of trouble. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:33:58 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35924 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Opens New Emergency Operations Center Auditor: Kentucky Emergency Management Misused Funds, 'Caught Red-Handed' Altering Documents http://wkms.org/post/auditor-kentucky-emergency-management-misused-funds-caught-red-handed-altering-documents <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Kentucky's Auditor says the state agency responsible for responding to weather disasters and other emergencies used taxpayer funds to pay for $100,000 in alcohol, entertainment and other disallowed expenditures—and officials altered documents to hide it.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:38:01 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) & The Associated Press 33764 at http://wkms.org Auditor: Kentucky Emergency Management Misused Funds, 'Caught Red-Handed' Altering Documents