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6 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

Cincinnati.com

Angel investor bill shows persistence pays off

Could investors' gamble pay off in NKY? It took four years, but a tax credit that could transform the local economy is a reality.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Covington, KY, US Governors

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Contract awarded for I-69 work in western Kentucky

Another contract has been awarded for work in western Kentucky necessary to enable part of the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway to be designated as Interstate 69. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the contract was awarded to Dumey Contracting on a low bid of $10 million.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors, Henderson, KY

Myrtle Beach Online

New processing center planned in Mount Sterling

Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday that Data Dimensions Corp. plans to invest $3.2 million in the project in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Mount Sterling, KY, US Governors, Montgomery County, KY, Tax, Business News

Sunherald.com

Annual Ford dinner to celebrate 90th birthday

This year's event will celebrate Ford's 90th birthday. The former Kentucky governor and U.S. senator recently announced that he is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Raiding Ky. funds no way to budget

What Gov. Steve Beshear had to do to close out the fiscal year with a balanced budget might feel like a fix.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Eastern, KY

WHAS11

Beshear plans to voice concerns about possible cuts at Ft. Knox, Ft. Campbell

It's a word the Pentagon used to describe Fort Knox this week when talking about possible places to shelter immigrant children.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, KY, US Military, Fort Knox, US Army, US Governors, Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, KY, Hardin County, KY

Business Journal

Gov. Steve Beshear a signs bill to encourage angel investing in Kentucky

According to a news release, Beshear signed House Bill 445, which expands the Kentucky Investment Fund Act, to allow angel investors to receive tax credits.

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University Business

Kentucky's first 'megawatt-scale' carbon capture pilot system

The state's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power plant will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Co.'

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Utilities, Energy, US Governors

Cincinnati.com

Erlanger gets Early Learning CenterErlanger gets Early Learning...

Erlanger gets Early Learning Center Center, funded by Children Inc. is latest move to boost kindergarten readiness Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1rzL8bd Michael Roessler paints in a room of Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger that will become part of the Early Learning Center.

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Related Topix: Erlanger, KY, Elsmere, KY, Education Etc., Family, Kids, US Governors

WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentucky's Bourbon inventory tops five million barrels

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, US Governors

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