Kentucky’s Secretary of State has issued a good news-bad news report on business filings.

Fireworks Sales Down for Many Vendors

Jul 4, 2012

County burn bans across the region have outlawed amateur fireworks displays and that hurts the bottom line for many fireworks vendors.

Afternoon Round-Up 6/11/12

Jun 11, 2012

Today on NPR: Spain becomes the fourth eurozone country to get a financial rescue.

Around the Commonwealth:

Ashland and Elizabethtown natives picked up a Tony Awards last night.

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A U.S. Bankruptcy Court ruling in Louisville approved the sale of Dippin’ Dots, Inc to Oklahoma-based Dippin’ Dots, LLC for $12.6 million. The sale will settle the novelty ice-cream manufacturer’s outstanding debt of over $11 million and close a bankruptcy proceeding beginning in November 2011. Investor Scott Fisher will serve as president of the newly formed company. Dippin’ Dots founder and former CEO Curt Jones is expected to return to the company in some capacity after stepping down in March.