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2:52 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

City of Hopkinsville Approves $100K for TeleTech Call Center Employee Training

As the TeleTech call center in Hopkinsville prepares to expand its services, the Hopkinsville City Council has approved a $100,000 grant to train its expanding pool of employees.

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Business
5:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

UPG Resumes Deliveries of Pre-Paid Propane

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Paducah-based United Propane Gas resumed deliveries to its pre-paid residential customers Thursday morning, after a shortage brought on by freezing temperatures, increased propane exports and other factors.

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Business
4:47 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

New Hazel Antique Mall Set to Open Friday

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A new 12,000-square-foot antique mall will open its doors Friday in Hazel, Ky. The opening is good news for the small town - which Mayor Kerry Vasseur calls "an antique Mecca" - because of multiple closures in recent years.

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Business
7:32 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Tow Barge Hits I-24 Bridge

The United States Coast Guard reports a tug boat pushing 15 barges struck a pier on the I-24 Ohio River Bridge last night between Paducah and Metropolis.

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Business
3:51 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses

A new half-million dollar microloan program is seeking small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. Marta Elliot, Purchase Area Development District Business Lending Director, and Chris Wooldridge, District Director of Murray State's Small Business Development Center, have partnered to bring awareness of this new loan available from the Small Business Administration and speak about it with Kate on Sounds Good.

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Business
12:19 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Purchase Area Development District Receives $500K in SBA Microloan Funding

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The Purchase Area Development District has received $500,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist new or expanding businesses in seeking an SBA microloan.

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Business
4:07 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Christian County Chamber of Commerce Business Competition Underway

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  The Christian County Chamber of Commerce's third annual Christian County Cares business plan competition is underway, where entrepreneurs could win resources to help with their start-up.

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Business
4:14 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

CSX Announces Construction of Rail Inspection Yard in Christian County

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Local officials are welcoming the announcement of construction of a CSX rail yard just south of Hopkinsville.

Thursday, the Florida-based rail company confirmed plans to build a rail inspection and repair yard within the Casky community in Christian County. 

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Business
3:57 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

UPG Pre-Paid Propane Supply Unavailable Until Feb. 15; KY Atty. General Investigating

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Kentucky's Attorney General's office is questioning a Paducah based company's reasoning for cutting its deliveries of pre-paid propane.  

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Business
12:15 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

MSU Marketing Professor on the Buzz and Economics of Super Bowl Ads

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 Super Bowl ads cause a lot of buzz.  On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State Marketing Professor Glynn Mangold about the creativity and economics of Super Bowl advertisements. They talk about this year's highlights, trends, the different types of marketing, what's successful and what's not.

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