Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway are planning to announce the results of a gas price-gouging investigation stemming from Hurricane Ike. They held press conference late this morning in Frankfort. Gas prices in Kentucky spiked in September as Hurricane Ike bore down on the Texas coast, prompting Beshear to declare a state of emergency, which triggered the state's anti-price gouging law. Beshear has said some gas stations started raising fuel prices overnight before the storm made landfall.
Western Kentucky – With as many as 30,000 problem gamblers in Kentucky, and fewer than a dozen professionals statewide certified to treat them, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo's proposed gambling bill raises more questions than just how much revenue can be gained. Jacque Day talks with an economist and a licensed gambling counselor, to weigh the pros and cons of expanding gambling in the commonwealth.