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Gov. Beshear announces funding to extend Town Branch Trail

Gov. Beshear announces funding to extend Town Branch Trail Urban Park Trail for Lexington, KY: Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock says new running-biking-walking trail .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Cincinnati.com

88 new jobs landing in Newport

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.

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WKYT

Bills to regulate weapons and reemployment of deputies

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.

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WKYT

Contract awarded for next phase of Ky. rail trail

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.

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Business Journal

Beshear makes Arena Authority appointments

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.

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Business Journal

88 new jobs coming to Greater Cincinnati

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.

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WHAS11

Senate challenger eyeing 2015 governor's race

A bruising primary challenge to Sen. Mitch McConnell left Matt Bevin with two things: A loss at the ballot box and $5 million worth of name recognition. Now the Louisville businessman is hoping to cash in some of that political legwork in another high profile race: Kentucky governor.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Felons getting closer to voting in Ky.

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.

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WKYT

Beshear appoints Jefferson County judge-executive

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.

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The Republic

Indiana, Kentucky governors to attend bridge event

The governors of Indiana and Kentucky are scheduled to attend a dedication ceremony for the new $103 million Madison-Milton Bridge next month. The Madison Courier reports Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will attend the Oct. 1 event.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

I-69 contract awarded in Marshall, Graves

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 .

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Middlesboro Daily News

Beshear appoints anti-bullying task force

By the time she was 8, Morgan Guess was on antidepressants and her doctor recommended she stop going to school because of the bullying she was experiencing. The Paducah student had her hair pulled and her neck pinched by a classmate.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press

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.

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Business Journal

Faurecia confirms plans for a new facility in Simpsonville

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.

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Business Journal

Custom T-shirt maker finds Greater Cincinnati home for 300-job operation

The San Francisco-based custom T-shirt maker that plans to bring hundreds of jobs to the region has found a home.

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KFVS12

Ground broken for western Kentucky career center

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.

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The Miami Herald

T-shirt maker plans new plant in northern Kentucky

A company that makes custom T-shirts used for organizations and fundraising campaigns is opening a new plant in Hebron, where it plans to create up to 299 new jobs and invest nearly $22 million. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says Teespring Inc. will locate in a 105,000-square-foot facility and is expected to be up and running early next year.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Farmers Market on the Square showcased at Boone Tavern, Berea, KY

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.

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Cincinnati.com

Comer: Northern Kentucky 'a sleeping giant'

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.

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Marshall County Tribune-Courier

Construction underway on new span to replace Eggners Ferry Bridge

AURORA, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear today broke ground to ceremonially begin construction on a new and long-awaited $131.5 million bridge that will replace the aging, obsolete Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake at Aurora.

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