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Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s3BU8i The city of Newport will about 88 jobs richer with the newly located XPO Logistics in 14,000 square feet of space in Riverfront Place offices. Gov. Steve Beshear and local and regional officials officially welcomed the business to Newport on Monday.
Law enforcement now has a little more direction when it comes to firearms and police officers can now work for the sheriff's department after they retire. Of the four bills signed Monday at the Clark County courthouse in Winchester, Sheriff Berl Perdue thinks a standout is the bill that allows those retired police officers to work for the county as deputies.
Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the Transportation Cabinet awarded the contract to Mountain Enterprises Inc. on a low bid of $1.47 million. Beshear says the next phase will give people more area to explore on what will be Kentucky's longest rail trail when complete.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed a local businessman and reappointed the chairman to the Louisville Arena Authority , which oversees the KFC Yum! Center. Beshear appointed Stuart N. Ray to the authority for a term to expire Jan. 9, 2017, according to a news release.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will be at the new Rivrefront Place office of XPO Logistics today to announce dozens of new jobs coming to the region. XPO, the fourth-largest freight brokerage firm in North America, will receive a 40 percent payroll tax credit for each new job created in a deal with Northern Kentucky Tri-ED , Campbell County and the city of Newport.
Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s2MJrm Tayna Fogle and Michael Hiser, both convicted felons, want to be able to vote again.
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed a longtime Democratic Party activist to fill the vacant position of Jefferson County judge-executive Friday's appointment of Queenie Averette is effective immediately. She will fill out an unexpired term that runs through early January 2015.
The state has awarded a contract for improvements needed to bring a portion of the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway up to interstate highway standards and eventual designation as Interstate 69. The project involves reconstruction of 30 miles of the parkway from Exit 22 in Graves County to U.S. 62 at Calvert City .
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear says bullying is still a problem in Kentucky schools and that's why he has named a 22-person committee to study ways to stop it. The Kentucky legislature passed anti-bullying legislation in 2008 but Beshear says more still needs to be odone because of 15,000 incidents of bullying reported last school year.
Back in June, I reported that Faurecia Seating LLC was considering plans to open a manufacturing facility in Simpsonville. Today, the company made it official via a news release from Gov. Steve Beshear 's office.
The San Francisco-based custom T-shirt maker that plans to bring hundreds of jobs to the region has found a home.
Ground has been broken for a new Kentucky Career Center at Murray that will provide services to job seekers and employers. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the state partnered with the Murray-Calloway Economic Development Corp. to build the facility at the Murray-West Industrial Park.
Farmers Market on the Square showcased at Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Click on headline for complete story with photo Columbia's Farmer's Market on the Square was showcased at a celebration luncheon held at Boone Tavern in Berea on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 as part of "Bon Appetit Appalachia". FM2 representatives Caitlin Helm, Jimmy Helm and Barbara Armitage were presented with a certificate by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-chair Earl Gohl designating Columbia's Farmer's Market on the Square as one of 48 of Kentucky's most unique food-related tourism destinations.
Comer: Northern Kentucky 'a sleeping giant' Comer-McDaniel greet NKY Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1tyiJzs James Comer, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, addresses supporters at McD Concrete Enterprises, Erlanger. At right behind is has Lt.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:57 am
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