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Business
4:10 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

USEC Keeps Its Doors Open

Enriched Uranium
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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

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

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Jobs
5:04 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Multi-Party Agreement Extends Paducah's USEC Operations for One Year

DOE

The United States Enrichment Corporation today entered into a multi-party arrangement with Energy Northwest, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) to extend uranium enrichment operations for about a year at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Paducah, Ky.

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Honeywell Inspecting Equipment Damage
4:46 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Some Honeywell Employees Back After Plant Closure

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector is at the Metropolis Honeywell plant observing the inspection of the facility. Honeywell management ordered the plant vacated yesterday after they discovered damage in a production area. 

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Business
4:13 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

USEC Paducah Contract Extended

Paducah, Kentucky

The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant agreed to a power contract with Tennessee Valley Authority through September. United States Enrichment Corporation spokesman Paul Jacobson says the contract extension will allow them to operate safely, even if they aren’t enriching uranium at the plant.

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Honeywell
4:48 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Equipment Damage Causes Temporary Honeywell Closure

Honeywell in Metropolis, IL
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Honeywell Officials have temporarily closed its Metropolis plant due to equipment damage. 

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Healthcare
3:19 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Senator Denton Says Lawmakers May Kick CoventryCares out of State Medicaid

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Kentucky Senator Julie Denton says the state's largest private Medicaid company is underpaying and threatening healthcare providers, and she says lawmakers may kick the company out of the state Medicaid system if the behavior persists.

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Postal Service
11:43 am
Wed May 9, 2012

New USPS Plan Could Keep Local Offices Open

A new plan could keep small town post offices open despite big service cuts in the U.S. Postal Service. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the plan would modify office hours in rural areas to match customer demand. 

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Tourism
4:30 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Economic Impact of Tourism in McCracken County showed an increase of $8.1 Million in 2011

The Kentucky Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet released the results today of the examination of the Economic Impact of Tourism for 2011.

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Business
11:26 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Dog Food Recall

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The Calloway County Humane Society is warning local residents of a voluntary recall of a number of dog food brands. The voluntary recall was announced due to possible salmonella contamination.

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