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Business
9:23 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Honeywell, Union Differ on Chemical Leak at Metropolis Plant

United Steel workers Local 7669 officials say there was a seven minute uranium hexafluoride leak at Honeywell’s Metropolis, Illinois plant earlier this month.  They also allege the community was not notified of the incident. 

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Jobs
2:49 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Henry County's Dana Corp. to Add 49 Jobs

Dana Holdings Corp.

Dana Holding Corporation will invest nearly $4 million to expand it's Paris TN plant and add 49 jobs.   

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Business
4:18 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Sinking Crane at Ledbetter Bridge Site

Divers, tomorrow, will assess a sinking barge and crane being used to help construct the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge. Workers at the bridge site which connects McCracken and Livingston Counties noticed the leak while on a routine safety check this weekend. 

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Business
9:40 am
Tue May 29, 2012

NIH Small Business Conference to Focus on Healthcare

win.niddk.nih.gov

Hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and small businesses from across the country will be in Louisville this week for a conference focusing on research into health and life sciences.  

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Kentucky Jobs
3:08 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

TeleTech Bringing over 500 Jobs to Hopkinsville with new Facility

City of Hopkinsville

500 to 700 jobs are coming to Hopkinsville with a new global customer service company. TeleTech Services Corporation will invest about $12 million over the next few years in a new service center in the city. 

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Layoffs
2:26 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Rapid Response Meeting to Be Held for Laid Off Ferry Morse Workers

Displaced workers from Fulton's Ferry Morse Seed Company learn this week about ways to move forward after layoffs at the plant. 

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Business
11:48 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Local Chicken Farmers Turn Poop Into Profit

Casey Northcutt

Doug Hall and Dianna Johnson farm poop. Technically, they farm chickens for Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, but they supplement their income by hoarding giant piles of decomposing chicken manure for compost.

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Stock Market
7:35 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Will the end of year tax hikes plus the expiration of tax cuts end in fiscal tragedy?

On December 31st, the George W. Bush era tax cuts will expire and new tax hikes take effect. The combination of the two will send the effective top tax bracket rate on stock dividends up to over 43 percent, from 15 percent. 

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Business
4:10 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

USEC Keeps Its Doors Open

Enriched Uranium
Wikimedia Commons

The 1200 employees at Paducah’s Gaseous Diffusion plant learned this week their jobs will be safe for another year. 

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Regional Business
3:33 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

SkyWest Staying in Paducah for Two More Years

www.barkleyregional.com

Regional jet service provider SkyWest extended their contract for Chicago jet service with Barkley Regional Airport for another two years. 

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