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  Mexican automotive manufacturer Metalsa is adding 113 jobs to their Owensboro facility.

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The Homeless Council of the Ohio Valley is making it easier for those who need emergency shelter during the winter months to get to the right place. 

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A "Hee Haw"-style skit and bourbon tasting are just some of the features of the upcoming "Backwoods Ball" fundraiser at Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Garden co-founder Bill Tyler. They talk about the history of the garden, its origins as a flat, sterile soybean field and more about their fundraising event. 

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A company that designs and manufactures high-tech automated drying systems is expanding operations in Owensboro.

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A smokeless tobacco producer in Owensboro is preparing to expand this month.

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An Owensboro man is leading an effort to move a Confederate statue off the Daviess County Courthouse lawn.

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The chief executive of a Daviess County company says President Trump’s immigration plan could be beneficial for the American workforce. Trump’s proposal would change America’s system from prioritizing family connections to favoring English language and job skills.

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The California-based customer service company that opened its Owensboro office in July is putting down roots as a major corporate citizen.

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  A statewide cooperative of municipal utilities is considering a site in Owensboro for a new natural gas plant to generate electricity. The Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency is doing a study on the feasibility of building a natural gas electric generating plant at the site of Owensboro’s aging Elmer Smith plant.

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A California-based customer service company locating an office in Owensboro has already hired nearly one-quarter of the 840 employees it plans to have in Daviess County.

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