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Politics
11:36 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Grimes Says Expanding Broadband Internet Access, Working with Veterans Key to Western Kentucky Jobs

Credit Facebook

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says unlike her opponent Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell she will work for instead of against better Internet access in rural Western Kentucky.

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Jobs
12:39 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

KY Jobless Rate Drops to 7.9% in April ‘13

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training said the commonwealth’s April unemployment rate has fallen 0.3 percent from a year ago and has dropped a tenth of a point from March 2013.

Kentucky’s 7.9 percent rate reflects a similar trend in national numbers over the same period. 

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Education
12:48 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Report: Rising Tuition Costs Aside, Higher Education Still Worthwhile

Credit newgre.org

Despite rising tuition costs, higher education is still worthwhile because college-degree holders have higher incomes and better opportunities for employment, according to a report released Friday by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

Employers are increasingly requiring bachelor’s degrees as part of their hiring processes, the report said. In the next eight years, the report says, more than half of Kentucky jobs will require some sort of higher education.

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Business
3:25 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Murray Small Engine Plant Celebrates 70 Million Engines

The Briggs & Stratton plant in Murray has produced 70 million small engines since it opened in 1985; an average of nearly 2.6 million engines a year. At a press conference today Engine Products Group President Joseph Wright said the demand for quality engines allows them to keep that production domestic.

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Kentucky Jobs
3:08 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

TeleTech Bringing over 500 Jobs to Hopkinsville with new Facility

City of Hopkinsville

500 to 700 jobs are coming to Hopkinsville with a new global customer service company. TeleTech Services Corporation will invest about $12 million over the next few years in a new service center in the city. 

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