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4 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Beshear Announces New Road Safety Barriers

Gov. Steve Beshear spoke Thursday afternoon at the welcome center in Christian County near the Kentucky, Tennessee line on Interstate 24. Beshear said over the last five and a half years there have been 25 cross over collisions in Christian County.

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12 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

Kentucky awarded $20 million to grow 'new energy economy'

A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a "new energy economy" has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, University of Kentucky, US Governors

16 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

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Spend a day in Scotland at the Murray Highland Festival! Events include Scottish Highland Games, music performances by Highland Reign and 17th Lancers Pipe Band, Clan tents, Wee Bairn Games and demonstrations of Highland dancing and weaving.

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Related Topix: Clay, KY, 5pm, Paducah, KY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Legal hemp crops growing in Kentucky

For the first time in nearly 80 years, hemp is once again being grown legally in Kentucky fields.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, Marijuana, US Governors

KFVS12

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky to new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, US Governors

Insurance Journal West

Kentucky Workers' Comp Loss Costs to Decrease Overall for 9th Straight Year

In Kentucky, workers' compensation loss costs used by insurers in figuring rates to charge employers will show an overall decrease for the ninth straight year.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Moore resigns from Cold Spring council

Moore resigns from Cold Spring council City Council members have to appoint a new member to replace Rob Moore by Sept.

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Columbia Magazine

CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board

CU's Carver School faculty member appointed to state board From Campbellsville University LOUISVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling faculty member, Dr. Karen Westbrooks, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.

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Related Topix: Campbellsville University, Louisville, KY, US Governors, Western Kentucky University

Floyd County Times

Southeast Kentucky Chamber hosts annual awards banquet

Over 500 business personnel gathered at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center as the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 57th Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, August 21. The event featured performances by 2 Grand Entertainment's The Dueling Pianos.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers, Kentucky, Eastern, KY, US Governors

Middlesboro Daily News

SOAR questions linger

Does surface mining harm the health of people in the east Kentucky coal field? And why haven't more elected officials participated in this summer's meetings to gather ideas to diversify and improve the economy of Appalachian Kentucky? Those were the two biggest questions raised Friday as 18 leaders of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Floyd County Times

Insurance Commissioner Sharon Clark...

This is the second in a series, Women Leading Kentucky Health, of stories about four high-ranking female state officials who have guided the state's embrace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, US Governors

Grayson News Gazette

Riggs to push crowdfunding bill, boosting job growth, investment in KY

With the goal of making it easier for Kentuckians to invest in new or growing businesses across the state, State Representative Steve Riggs said, on Monday, Aug. 25, that he will file legislation that would bring crowdfunding to the commonwealth.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, US Governors, Opinion

WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentucky ranked 4th best state in U.S. for entrepreneurship

After being near the bottom a year ago, Kentucky's entrepreneurial climate is now one of the best in the nation.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Noah's Ark theme park faces new opposition

Answers in Genesis is planning to build a Biblical theme park called Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Drury chosen as a 2014 EIEA finalist

Daily EnterpriseGreg Drury, owner and operator of The Portal, stands near their wood-fired oven.

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Related Topix: Somerset, KY, Harlan, KY, Harold, KY, US Governors

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WHAS11

Group opposes tax incentives for Noah's Ark park

A national organization for the separation of church and state is urging Gov. Steve Beshear to deny state tax incentives for the Noah's Ark theme park in northern Kentucky.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Democrat

Russellville receives $100K from 'Safe Routes to School' program for sidewalks

The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the "Safe Routes to School" program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school.

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Related Topix: Russellville, KY, Logan County, KY, Family, Kids, US Governors, Hopkinsville, KY

WHAS11

Groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for new distillery in Shelby Co.

A London-based company is breaking ground on a new distillery in Shelby County Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast mixes politics, tradition and charity

Pork and politics are what's being served up at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and auction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US Politics, Life, Food, Breakfast, Agriculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, US Governors, Louisville, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Public sees McConnell and Grimes spar

Public gets rare glimpse of McConnell and Grimes spar McConnell and Grimes make rare joint appearance Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/VGb86C LOUISVILLE--A room full of Kentucky farmers on Wednesday caught a rare glimpse of the two candidates together in what will likely be the most expensive Senate race in history.

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