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6:16 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Honeywell Negotiations to Resume Friday

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UPDATE: 3:53pm Thursday

No agreement was reached today between Honeywell and union officials. 

Honeywell Representative Peter Dalpe says that company negotiators had turned down the United Steelworker Union's last contract proposal saying that it would be detrimental to the competitiveness of the site. 

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Business
7:13 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Clark Resigns, Power Rates Will Stay High in Paducah

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The Paducah Power System board is seeking a search firm to find General Manager Dave Clark’s replacement following Tuesday’s board meeting. Clark’s resignation comes a week after Ray McClennan stepped down as chair and member of the board. McLennan had called for Clark to resign, but no board members made a motion to do so at the time.

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Business
4:22 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

USEC Emerges from Bankruptcy Under New Name

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The United States Enrichment Corporation emerged from Chapter Eleven Bankruptcy with a new name after completion of its restructuring plan today.

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Business
6:25 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Honeywell Union Workers Demonstrate in Washington D.C.

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Metropolis Honeywell union members demonstrated in front of Honeywell corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C. and attempted to meet with several lobbying firms Thursday. United Steelworkers Local 7-669, joined by D.C.  AFL-CIO members delivered letters to Akin Gump, OB C Group, McBee Strategic, and Duberstein Group, who they claim Honeywell has hired along with their own in-house lobby team.

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Business
12:36 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Paducah Power Board Chair Steps Down as Chairman, Member

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  Updated 9/22/2014 at 4:20 p.m.

Ray McLennan has resigned as both Paducah Power Board chair and member. 

McLennan’s action came at today’s PPS board meeting. 

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Business
2:55 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Paducah Power Chairman Says He Would Step Down Only If Board Asks Him

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Despite calls for Paducah Power Board Chairman Ray McLennan’s resignation from some community leaders, he says he’ll only step down if the board asks him to do so.

Rising electric rates and an inappropriate Facebook comment from McLennan has Paducah leaders like City Commissioner Carol Gault calling for his resignation. McLennan acknowledges that his comment online was inappropriate, but he added that it referred to a city leader who had allegedly used his position for sex.

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Business
4:27 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Paducah Chamber Expresses Concern for Electric Rates to Paducah Power

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In response to recent Paducah Power price spikes, the Paducah Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors sent a letter asking the general manager to explore alternative electricity sources to keep rates competitive.

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Business
3:10 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Tennessee Shipping Company Plans to Build 20 New Barges in 2015

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A Nashville-based cargo shipping company has announced production of a new fleet of barges next year. 

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Business
4:18 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

International Career Expert Shares Tips on "Going Global" Tonight at WKCTC

Credit Stacie Berdan, International Career Expert, Facebook

Raising Global Children is the newest book of author, business executive and international careers expert Stacie Berdan who presents strategies and tactics for success in a global marketplace at WKCTC this evening. Berdan says its important for everyone in today's workplace to become global thinkers, whether working abroad or bringing global thinking into your workplace. She shares some of her experiences working with multi-national clients with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Business
12:06 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

D.B. Wilson Power Plant to Remain Open

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Big Rivers officials say the D.B. Wilson power plant in Centertown, Kentucky won’t be closing its doors anytime soon.

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