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12:25 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Two Northwest Tennessee Counties Among Highless Jobless Numbers for May

Obion County posted Tennessee's second highest May unemployment rate at 14.2 percent.  Unemployment in Weakley County was also among the state’s highest, at 11.4 percent. 

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Business
3:09 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Honeywell Restart Date Pushed Back

The Honeywell plant in Metropolis won't re-open on July 1st as the company initially reported. Honeywell officials now have no estimated  time for restarting production. 

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Business
3:06 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

DOE to Sponsor Business and Government Workshop

The U. S. Department of Energy is looking for companies and government programs interested in taking over some or all of the operations at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. 

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Business
8:07 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Bowling Green Businessman Awarded Almost $1M in Lawsuit Against City

Downtown Bowling Green
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A southern Kentucky businessman has been awarded nearly $1 million after a jury found the city of Bowling Green and a city electrical inspector were negligent in handling a long-term power outage at the man's store.

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Jobs
2:56 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Jobless Rate Drops in Most Counties but Rises Statewide

Originally published on Thu June 21, 2012 2:11 pm

Jobless rates have improved in 107 Kentucky counties, but not Jefferson. 

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training released the latest unemployment numbers today. They show Jefferson County's jobless rate jumping from 8.1 percent in April to 8.6 percent in May. Most counties in the Louisville area saw similar increases.

Last May, the Jefferson County unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. 

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Business
1:32 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

City of Madisonville aids library renovation

The City of Madisonville is giving $10,000 for renovations to the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library. 

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Business
4:39 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Fulton Job Fair

 The County with Kentucky's highest unemployment rate is hosting a job fair to lower its 20% jobless rate.   

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Business
4:26 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Energy Electric Inc. to lay off 44

Joppa Illinois' coal-fired power plant will shed nearly four dozen jobs in the next two months. Energy Electric Inc. President Bill Sheppard says 19 of the 44 job cuts will be management personnel. 

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Business
5:00 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Gas price fluctuatio​n

Motorists across Kentucky are keen to the fact that when it comes to predicting gasoline prices, it is far from an exact science.  It’s not unusual to find pump prices in one town 20 to 30 cents lower than in a community less than a half hour away.  

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Business
3:28 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Honeywell sets reopening date

Honeywell’s Metropolis facility will resume operations at the start of July after a Uranium Hexaflouride leak closed the plant in mid-May.  

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