The McCracken County Fiscal Court moved ahead with a motion to prohibit liquor sales on Election Day in the county. The state previously did not allow alcohol sales but decided that local municipalities should govern the issue.
McCracken County Commissioner Jerry Beyer said no one opposing such an ordinance was present at the workshop or the first reading, but there were several proponents.
Show Me’s owner Susan Engdahl said such an ordinance is a disadvantage for county businesses because the city will allow alcohol sales.
The United States Enrichment Corporation announced today that its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of a prearranged financial restructuring plan, but the filing won’t affect any of its subsidiaries, including the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
The virtual currency Bitcoin has been on a media rollercoaster since its introduction in 2009. Recently, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, leaving half a billion dollars potentially gone. This news comes on the heels of the Chinese government announcing that exchanges were banned from using the Yuan. Nevertheless, Bitcoin may still be the currency of the future. Murray State's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business faculty member Sunayan Acharya joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to explain the headlines and what the future may have in store for the digital currency.
The issue of net neutrality has seen a resurgence on across the internet again after the announcement that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to make its service run faster. The principle of net neutrality is that no internet service provider give favor to a particular company where, for example, the highest bidder could therefore throttle broadband connections. Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management Associate Director Michael Ramage talks about last week's FCC announcement of plans for new net neutrality rules on Sounds Good.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is calling on the state’s power providers to work with customers who are having difficulty paying extremely large heating bills after this winter's arctic temperatures.