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Nuclear Plant
4:53 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Union Responds to Honeywell Plant Shutdown

Honeywell Plant in Metropolis, Ill.

United Steelworkers officials who represent the hourly workers at the Honeywell nuclear facility in Metropolis say they were not notified beforehand of the company’s decision to not re-open the plant to perform upgrades. 

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Business
3:28 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Energy Consumers Should be Aware of Bill Scam

securitynet.org

The Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative is warning its members about a telemarketing scam offering bogus payment of energy bills.

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Nuclear Facility
7:49 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Honeywell Plant Will Not Resume Production Pending Upgrades

The Honeywell nuclear facility in Metropolis will not restart production until they reach an agreement on facility upgrades with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Business
11:44 am
Tue July 10, 2012

KY Ag Commissioner Coming to Murray

kyagr.com

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer visits Murray Thursday to review a regional bioenergy initiative.

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Business
11:08 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Patriot Coal Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A major coal company with mines in Appalachia and Western Kentucky has filed for bankruptcy. In a news release, Patriot Coal said it was undertaking the move to facilitate restructuring.

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Business
1:30 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Kentucky Secretary of State Issues Business Filings Report

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

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Business
11:00 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Bourbon Sales Up

kybourbon.com

Kentucky’s bourbon production has increased 115% over the past 13 years according to the Kentucky Distiller’s Association. 

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Business
4:51 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Fireworks Sales Down for Many Vendors

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

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Business
11:18 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Alcohol Sales at State Parks Provide KY with Revenue

Davide Campari

Ever since five Kentucky state parks began selling alcohol by the drink last August, liquor sales have procured more than $110,000 for the state. 

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Business
3:58 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Kentucky Hemp Museum Looks to Settle in Pennyrile Region

Wikimedia Commons

The president of the Kentucky Hemp Museum hopes to make Hopkinsville its new home. The museum had been a private collection in Lexington, consisting of various agricultural equipment and related memorabilia.  

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