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10:24 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Sebree Says No to Liquor Sales

Voters in Sebree have decided against allowing restaurants to sell liquor by the drink with meals. The Gleaner reports that the measure on Tuesday's ballot in the Webster County city failed by a  final vote of 270-180.

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10:14 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Bowling Green Company Cited for Fake Advertising

A federal judge has frozen the assets of a Bowling Green marketing company after finding that it falsely advertised and sold guides to obtaining a job with the U.S. Postal Service.

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4:20 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Methodist Publishing House to Close Cokesbury Bookstores

The United Methodist Publishing House has announced that it will move all retail sales to its online portal and call centers, with the intention of closing its Cokesbury bookstores. The Nashville-based publisher has supplied religious materials for decades.  The firm distributes religious books, Bibles, and other Christian resources.

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Business
7:37 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Company Applies to Start Fertilizer Facility in Meade County

A Colorado company is seeking a permit to develop a fertilizer coating facility and barge terminal on 104 acres along a bend of the Ohio River near the Meade County town of Brandenburg. Agrium Advanced Technologies of Loveland, Colo., asked the Louisville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the permit for the project.

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7:35 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Kentucky Pledges $1 Million to Develop New Air Service

Gov. Steve Beshear has pledged $1 million in coal severance revenue to be used in Pikeville's push to get an airline to serve far eastern Kentucky. Pikeville officials have been trying to get passenger air service to their local airport for more than two years.

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Business
7:15 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Eastern Kentucky Coal Mine Closing

Alpha Natural Resources is closing its Still House Branch Mine in Cumberland, leaving 40 miners without jobs. Alpha spokesman Rick Nida told the Harlan Daily Enterprise that another 40 workers will be reassigned to its Cloverlick mines in Harlan County and Northfork mines in Letcher.

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8:46 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Owensboro Grain to Explore Idea of Gas-Fired Turbines

Owensboro Grain Co. is exploring the possibility of using natural gas-fired turbines to generate its own electricity for a soybean plant. CEO Jeff Erb called the idea "pie in the sky" for now, but the company's board has approved looking into the co-generation option.

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Business
11:47 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Corbin Company Cutting About 250 Jobs

A company in southern Kentucky says it is cutting about 250 workers after a federal contract wasn't renewed. Computer Sciences Corporation said in a statement that all the jobs at its facility in Williamsburg would be impacted by the loss of the contract.

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Business
11:34 am
Thu October 25, 2012

UMW Sues Coal Companies Over Pension and Healthcare Benefits

The United Mine Workers of America is suing Arch Coal and Peabody Energy.  The suit involves pension and healthcare benefits for bankrupt Patriot Coal Corporation's active and retired miners and their families.

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Business
1:19 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

New Group Plans Bigger Push for Expansion of Broadband Access in Kentucky

A national group that has pushed expanding broadband access in other southern states is now focusing on Kentucky. Citizens for a Digital Future is opening up a Kentucky chapter to help advocate for these issues with lawmakers and private businesses.

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