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12:06 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Prospective Plant May Offset Unemployment Figures

The Commonwealth's town with the highest unemployment might see some job growth in the near future. 

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8:15 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Haslam Would Sign TN Supermarket Wine Bill

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will sign a proposal to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets into law if it is passed by lawmakers this year.

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Business
8:16 am
Thu January 31, 2013

ATT Working on Eggners Ferry Bridge Friday Night

AT&T says their crews plan to reconnect fiber optic lines on the Eggners Ferry Bridge starting about 9 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) night.

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Business
3:23 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Big Rivers Electric Customers Can Expect Rate Increases

Big Rivers Electric customers in western Kentucky can expect a marginal increase in their rates soon but a much larger increase could be coming their way in July. The Kentucky Public Service Commission reaffirmed a 2011 decision that decreased subsidies for two aluminum smelters, fixed a $450,000 mathematical error and added legal costs, which adds 45 cents to the average customer’s bill. 

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2:03 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Ashland Plant to Retain 500 Jobs in Calvert City

A chemical and technology company plans to retain 500 full-time jobs with a $15 million investment at its Calvert City plant. Ashland Incorporated provides specialty chemicals and technology for consumer and industrial markets internationally. 

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Business
12:39 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Double Arrow Explosives Building Indoor Blasting Chamber

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An explosives manufacturer in southern Hopkins County is building an indoor blasting center after nearby residents have complained the blasts are damaging their homes. Double Arrow Explosives has been hardening rail tracks with explosives since October and is located at the same site as Donovan Commercial Industries. 

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Business
3:32 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Conway Labels Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing a Pyramid Scheme

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's office has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing in Lexington has been operating a massive pyramid scheme. The headquarters and a warehouse in Danville were seized Monday as part of a federal investigation into the multi-level marketing company's business practices, which Conway contends lost money for more than 90 percent of its subscribers. 

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Business
7:52 am
Mon January 28, 2013

New Hospital Opens in Southern Illinois

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A new $237 million hospital in southern Illinois has officially opened.

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Business
3:49 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Kentucky Kingdom Deal Encouraged By City Leaders; Tourism Bureau Commits $100,000 for 5 Years

Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 5:02 pm

Mayor Greg Fischer says negotiations to reopen the Kentucky Kingdom amusement park are close to completion, but the parties involved remain silent about a possible lease.

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Business
8:38 am
Fri January 18, 2013

KY Employment Numbers Rising

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says the state's jobless rate has dropped to 8.1 percent.

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