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Business
2:58 pm
Wed August 5, 2015

Livingston Co. Fluorspar Mine 2 Years Behind Schedule

purple fluorite
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Five years after Kentucky’s first fluorspar mine in 20 years opened in Livingston County its owners are still trying to get it up and going. Hastie Mining’s owner had expected the mine to be fully operational in 2013, but the permit process and a drop in the fluorspar market delayed full operation into next year.

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Business
2:35 pm
Mon August 3, 2015

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Launches Special Inspection at Honeywell Plant

Credit WKMS File Photo

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting a special inspection at Honeywell Metropolis Works after Saturday’s uranium hexafluoride leak.

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Regional
1:10 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Princeton's Radio Station to Cease Local Programming Next Month

Credit Facebook: 104.9 FM

Caldwell County’s only local radio stations are set to end local programming at the end of the month after 65 years of broadcasting local news and high school sports.  

The station broadcasts WAVJ 104.9 FM "the Wave" and WPKY 1590 AM out of Princeton.  

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Business
3:06 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Meet Ellie Waggoner, Paducah Area Farmer & Business Owner at 'CommonGround' MAC Event

Credit LeCows Dairy, Facebook

LeCows Dairy in Paducah is the last dairy farm in McCracken County. Passed down over generations, the family farm is now a women-owned business, with co-ownership between Ellie Gore Waggoner and her mother Lesa Elliott Clark. Ellie will be among the farmers in the Q&A session after the screening of the documentary "Farmland" at Maiden Alley Cinema on Friday, July 31, hosted by The Kentucky Soybean Board and CommonGround of Kentucky. The latter is an organization of Kentucky women offering conversations between women who grow food and women who buy it. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Waggoner about her experience in farming and the upcoming film.

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Underwriter Spotlight
10:15 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Underwriter Spotlight: Eddy Grove Vineyard

Credit Courtesy of Eddy Grove Vineyard

It wouldn’t be hard to think you’ve stepped into a storybook when you first visit Eddy Grove Vineyard. With rolling hills, grape vines, patio tables with big umbrellas, and a Tuscan-inspired tasting room – it’s a great tucked-away find off State Route 293 near Princeton, Kentucky, an easy trek from I-24.

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Business
2:34 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Why Does Murray Have So Many Banks?

12th Street Murray
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Murray’s main thoroughfare, 12th street, appears to be receiving a facelift with some demolition and construction of new businesses.  Many of them are banks.  

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Business
9:49 pm
Tue July 21, 2015

FCC Set To Approve AT&T-DirecTV Merger

Originally published on Tue July 21, 2015 5:56 pm

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated an order to his fellow commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission to approve the $48.5 billion merger between AT&T and DirecTV.

In a statement, Wheeler said the move would bring more competition to the broadband marketplace and benefit consumers.

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Business
3:07 pm
Mon July 20, 2015

Company Representatives: New Darling Ingredients Plant in Paducah Should Be Odor Free

Credit Darling Ingredients - Facebook

A company with facilities reported to plague some cities with an awful stench is coming to Paducah, but company officials don’t expect the new facility to be a problem.

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Business
11:04 am
Tue July 14, 2015

Candidates for MSU Vice President of Marketing and Outreach to Visit Campus

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Three candidates for Vice President of Marketing and Outreach at Murray State University will be visiting campus this week and later this month for discussion with the University community.

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Business
11:38 am
Fri July 10, 2015

Fancy Farm to Vote on Legalization of Wine Sales

Credit Fancy Farm Vineyard and Winery L.L.C. / Facebook

A special election will be held in Fancy Farm after a vineyard there petitioned to legalize its wine sales. 

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