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Floyd County Times
Hamilton to be recognized at EIEA Awards Luncheon
Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Worcester County Times
AAA: Salisbury gas prices drop 20 cents in month
AAA: Salisbury gas prices drop 20 cents in month Gas prices in Salisbury are the lowest in the state, AAA reports.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Middlesboro Daily News
Bullock shares an inspirational message
Pastor of 35 years and author David O. Bullock shares an inspirational message of transformation from tragic hopelessness to triumphant living in his new book, "Unconnected: Discovering the Connection That Will Change Your Life" .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web
Frustrated NJ Transit riders exchanged tweets with Governor Chris Christie, who told them: " I know it's aggravating.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
National Public Radio
City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky
Bob Thomas fills up his pickup truck at the municipal-run gas station in Somerset, Ky.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Ed Pipalski: Gives his opinion of Somerset city gas sales
Ed Pipalski: Gives his opinion of Somerset city gas sales By Ed Pipalski Personal commentary The siren song of Governmental Corporatism sounds again and very appealing , but the truth is it a economic system to be distinguished from political system of, wait for it... Fascism.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Man charged with attempted murder in Rockcastle Co. beating
A man is in jail, accused of badly beating another man. Jason Gambrel, of Science Hill, is charged with attempted murder and robbery.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
I-75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27
Northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane between the hours of 6pmET.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Light-duty vehicles' energy consumption to tick down in 26 years
Samir Cook fills up his vehicle at a city-run gas station on July 19, 2014, in Somerset, Ky.
The Raw Story
Price-gouging businesses cry 'socialism' after KY drivers flock to city-run gas station
Businesses in a small Kentucky town are crying "socialism" after the mayor got tired of constant price gouging and opened a city-owned gas station.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Car & Driver
Kentucky Mayor Attacks High Gas Prices by Opening City-Run Fueling...
Right as we've lost all faith in our leaders, the folks running Somerset, Kentucky, have proved that government can actually do something good for the people it represents.
Town Battles High Gas Prices with Public Fuel Center
City officials in Somerset, Kentucky, about 70 miles south of Lexington, have responded to "big business" by opening a taxpayer-supported gas station for the public with the stated purpose of driving down pump prices .
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Gasoline: the public option
Due to the opposition of all Republicans and a few Democrats in Congress, the Affordable Care Act does not include a public option - i.e., a government-run health insurance agency to compete with private health insurance companies.
City Unlocks Incredibly Cheap Gas Prices Through Power Of Socialism
As of this writing, the current U.S. average gas price for regular unleaded fuel is $3.59 a gallon.
The Way This City Is Tackling Gas Prices Has Some People Crying ‘Socialism’
The town of Somerset, Kentucky, opened a city-run filling station on Saturday, the Associated Press reported, offering gas to the public at below-market rates.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Surveillance cameras catch fiery train vs. tractor trailer crash on tape
It was all caught on tape, and we now have that video of a fiery crash that shows a train colliding with a tractor trailer in Pulaski County.
A venture into socialism? Kentucky town becomes first in US to open its own gas station
A Kentucky town listened to its citizens' complaints about high gas prices within its borders, and responded by opening a gas station run by the city government.
Kentucky mayor opens city-run gas station: smart idea or socialism?
Fed up with residents complains about gas prices, Eddie Girdler, the mayor Somerset, Ky., has opened a city-run gas station that's a few cents below the local stations.