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11 hrs ago | News Democrat

Beshear celebrates opening of Custom Cooler Inc. in Elkton2:54 pm

Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and local leaders to celebrate the opening of Custom Cooler Inc. in Todd County this week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Todd County, KY, Kentucky, Elkton, KY, Lewisburg, KY, Hopkinsville, KY

15 hrs ago | Independent

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise

The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

17 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

Mike Zovath, co-founder of Answers in Genesis ministries, poses for photos at the Ark Encounter headquarters, in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Governors

17 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Successful fundraising campaign celebrated2:40 pm

Gov. Steve Beshear joined members of the Kentucky National Guard recently in celebrating the completion of a fundraising campaign at Walmart stores across the commonwealth.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

19 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Lawmaker takes issue with Stumbo's critical comments about Ark park

State Rep. Brian Linder, R-Dry Ridge, expressed disappointment Thursday over House Speaker Greg Stumbo's comments this week that the state should not provide tax incentives for a Noah's Ark theme park in Grant County.

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Related Topix: Dry Ridge, KY, Grant County, KY, Prestonsburg, KY, US Governors

Yesterday | Business Journal

Kentucky AG wants to be part of Kosair Children's Hospital dispute

Kentucky's attorney general has filed motions seeking a role in lawsuits related to the funding of Kosair Children's Hospital .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Norton Healthcare, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Star Press

Supporter of Ky. governor racks up mining violations

A highwall is shown at a Justice Companies mine in Letcher County in a photo taken during an inspection.

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Related Topix: Letcher County, KY, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, US Governors

USA Today

Supporter of Ky. governor racks up mining violations

Coal companies owned by a major political supporter of Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear are under serious scrutiny for failing to comply with basic strip-mining reclamation regulations.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, US Governors, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Letcher County, KY

WMKY-FM Morehead

MSUCorps AmeriCorps program wins 'Make A Difference Day' award

For the third straight year, the MSUCorps/AmeriCorps program was presented with the "Make A Difference Day" award during the annual Governor's Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service in a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Washington Examiner

Freezer company creating jobs in Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear's office says Custom Cooler Inc. is creating 75 jobs and investing nearly $5.8 million in the manufacturing facility.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kentucky

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Noah's Ark theme park gets preliminary approval for millions in state tax incentives

A group that wants to build a Noah's Ark theme park in Grant County won preliminary approval Tuesday of state tax incentives of as much as $18.25 million to keep the controversial project afloat.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors, Newport, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Marine's remains to be buried today

Gov. Steve Beshear ordered flags to half-staff today in honor of a World War II Marine whose remains were recently identified.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kentucky, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Holliday gets national honor for schools' strides

Terry Holliday, Kentucky commissioner of education, has been named the 2014 Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Education.

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Related Topix: US Governors

KFVS12

Wal-Mart employees collect for Guard memorial

Wal-Mart employees and customers have been collecting money for the Kentucky National Guard Memorial and will deliver more than $200,000 to be used for the project.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

CALAMITY Chamber numbers suggest Medicaid cost surge looms

Anyone who doesn't think Gov. Beshear's Obamacare Medicaid expansion will blow a hole in the state budget starting in 2017 should take a look at the recent update to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's "Leaky Bucket" report.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

POLITICS? Bowling Green grant's timing is interesting

We don't begrudge the effort by our friends in Bowling Green to attract commercial air service similar to what we have enjoyed in Paducah in recent years.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, US Governors, Opinion

WAVE-TV Louisville

Grimes, Democrats blast McConnell at annual dinner

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes hammered Sen. Mitch McConnell over jobs and partisan politics Thursday during a fundraiser in Louisville.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US Governors, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Data Dimensions to bring 100 new jobs to Mt. Sterling, KY

Data Dimensions to bring 100 new jobs to Mt. Sterling, KY Insurance data processing company serves many Fortune 500 companies By Terry Sebastian News from Gov. Beshear's Communications office FRANKFORT, KY.

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Related Topix: Mount Sterling, KY, US Governors, Frankfort, KY, Montgomery County, KY, Winchester, KY

News Democrat

Champion Petfoods breaks ground for new industry2:43 pm | 0

Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and community leaders in Logan County on Wednesday to break ground on Champion Petfoods' first U.S. kitchen.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Logan County, KY, Auburn, KY, Marketing, Canada, KY

Columbia Magazine

Gov. Beshear announces award of I-69 contract in Webster Co.

Gov. Beshear announces award of I-69 contract in Webster Co. Project involves reconstruction of KY 56 interchange near Sebree.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sebree, KY

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