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KY offers industry partnership grants totaling nearly $300,000 From Commonwealth news service FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment is now accepting proposals for Industry Partnership Grants ranging up to $50,000 each. These grants are designed to encourage Local Workforce Investment Boards , local employers and system stakeholders to plan for the expansion and/or start-up of industry-led, sector-focused and business-driven partnership projects.
The election to determine Kentucky's next governor won't take place until 2015, but the race is already starting to pick up. Republican Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Hal Heiner, of Louisville, visited Grayson County on Wednesday, Sept.
Worsening memory loss reported by Kentuckians in a survey could be indicative of a future Alzheimer's or dementia public health crisis, according to a press release from the Alzheimer's Association. A first-time survey about memory loss shows that 14.1 percent of Kentuckians aged 45 and older report that they have confusion or memory loss that has become more frequent or gotten worse over the last 12 months.
As your Attorney General, I am committed to fighting for Kentucky families and keeping the big banks honest. That's why I was proud to join the U.S. Department of Justice last month in announcing a nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America - a settlement that's returning $23 million to our state pension system.
Prominent American architecture critic Martin Filler once observed: "The variable posthumous reputations of even the greatest artists and the unpredictable revivals of interest in even the most obscure ones tend to reveal more about those who make revisionist assessments than about those who are being reassessed." Filler was talking about art, of course, but his observation could apply to revisionists who greatly influenced the redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. History course now finding its way into Kentucky's classrooms.
Comer doubles down on NKY in bid for governor For James Comer and Chris McDaniel, the path to the governor's mansion runs through Northern Kentucky Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1tyuNkm James Comer, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, addresses supporters at McD Concrete Enterprises, Erlanger. At right behind is Lt.
The Mountain Parkway Expansion, the first major extension and widening of a crucial transportation link to eastern Kentucky in a half century, has received approval of a $24 million federal TIGER grant that will speed construction of a crucial segment in Salyersville. U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers and Gov. Steve Beshear have jointly sought grant opportunities such as the TIGER grant as part of their combined efforts to improve eastern Kentucky known as the SOAR Initiative .
A lawyer for a Kentucky man who spent several days in jail after posting violent song lyrics on Facebook says he should be cleared of a felony charge. James E. Evans was charged in late August with terroristic threatening and spent several days in jail.
Gina Roberts was pleased to see a woman capture a statewide office in Kentucky when Alison Lundergan Grimes was elected secretary of state. That doesn't mean Roberts is voting for the Democrat over Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell in November.
If you take a poll of the average person on the street and ask them, "What is it Kentucky should be most focused on?" the answer would overwhelmingly be "JOBS!" Nothing is more important to our state than promoting, creating and saving good jobs. Like most things, however, the devil is in the details.
If Sen. Rand Paul runs for president and loses, no one will be saving his Senate seat for him.
Which local college football program has the most former players in the NFL as the 2014 season kicks off? Here is the rundown for U of L, UK, IU, WKU, Murray State and EKU.
The city of Berea has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Appalachian music is a celebrated part of history throughout the hills of eastern Kentucky.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:00 am
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