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4:51 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Fireworks Sales Down for Many Vendors

County burn bans across the region have outlawed amateur fireworks displays and that hurts the bottom line for many fireworks vendors.

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Business
11:18 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Alcohol Sales at State Parks Provide KY with Revenue

Davide Campari

Ever since five Kentucky state parks began selling alcohol by the drink last August, liquor sales have procured more than $110,000 for the state. 

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Business
3:58 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Kentucky Hemp Museum Looks to Settle in Pennyrile Region

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The president of the Kentucky Hemp Museum hopes to make Hopkinsville its new home. The museum had been a private collection in Lexington, consisting of various agricultural equipment and related memorabilia.  

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Business
3:12 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Trigg County Hospital Expansion Project

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Trigg County Hospital will expand its facility with a $7 million dollar loan from the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. 

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Environment
10:12 am
Wed June 27, 2012

New Louisville Plant Equips Vehicles to Run on Natural Gas

Originally published on Tue June 26, 2012 3:45 pm

Natural gas provides an increasingly large share of the country’s electricity. And now, the fuel is growing in popularity as an alternative to gasoline. A new Louisville plant is betting that natural gas as a vehicle fuel is a technology that will be around for decades or longer.

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From the CPB
4:54 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

CPB: Report on Alternative Sources of Funding for Public Broadcasting

Report language accompanying the final FY 2012 Appropriations legislation asked the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to provide a report on alternative sources of funding for public broadcasting stations in lieu of federal funding.  The report was due within 180 days of enactment of the Act to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations.

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Business
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
OPMaster, Wikimedia Commons

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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