Business

Business
8:16 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Kentucky State Fair Offers Chance for Temp Work

Temporary workers are needed for this year's Kentucky State Fair, and applications will be accepted starting Monday. The Courier-Journal says positions include maintenance staff, grounds, housekeeping, admission gate keepers, tour guides and tram drivers.

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Business
3:00 am
Thu July 26, 2012

It's a Small World: British Scandal Impacting Kentucky Pension Systems

A former financial planner for the Kentucky Pension Systems says an international banking scandal is leading to millions of dollars in losses for Kentucky agencies. Financial analyst Chris Tobe believes the pension systems have lost money due to the false interest rates associated with the LIBOR banking scandal.

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Consumer Protection
10:21 am
Sat July 21, 2012

BBB Issues Warning about Online Car Scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning area consumers to beware of criminals who are hijacking online car ads.  Some scam artists are offering to sell cars at below-market prices as part of the ploy.

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Business
4:34 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

EPA to Review Part of Controversial Rule on Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing part of a controversial rule that sets the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants. The controversial rule was issued in December. Its aimed at curbing mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal and oil-fired power plants.

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Business
4:11 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Kentucky Instant Racing Proponents Hoping High Court Will Resolve Controversy

Instant racing machines

Supporters of instant racing in Kentucky are once again trying to take their case to the state supreme court. Instant racing games allow players to wager on previously-run horse races using slot-machine like-devices. The Franklin Circuit Court previously ruled that the games are legal, but an appeals court sent the decision back, saying  the anti-gambling Family Foundation should've been allowed to gather evidence in the case.

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