10:29 am
Fri May 21, 2004

Third District Congressional Candidate Criticizes Northup Mailing

Louisville, KY – The Campaign of Democratic Candidate Tony Miller says
Republican incumbent Anne Northup is spending too much
and promoting herself about meetings on a new Medicare
benefit. In particular, the Miller camp points to a mailing to older
constituents about meetings on the benefit.

Miller says Northup charges taxpayers for what amounts to
a campaign mailer. He is also criticizing the use of glossy
photos in the mailer, including a picture of Northup.

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2:23 pm
Thu May 20, 2004

Another State Park Employee Calls for Probe

Frankfort, KY – A State employee questioned during an investigation that led to the
firing of a State Park Manager has asked for a probe of her own.
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park employee Augusta Graham
claims Commerce Cabinet attorneys misled her about whether she
needed a lawyer present.

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11:50 am
Thu May 20, 2004

Jobless Rate Declines in Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's seasonally-adjusted uemployment rate fell
from 5.5 percent in March to 5.3 percent in April. The Department
for Employment Services reports the decline from the previous
year's levels stands at one full percent.

The department's chief labor market analyst, Carlos Craycraft,
says the year to year decline is "a significant drop." He says
another positive sign is a fifteen percent decline in the number
of claims for first-time unemployment benefits.

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9:40 am
Thu May 20, 2004

Campbellsville Earns Economic Development Award

Campbellsville, KY – The official economic development agency for Campbellsville
and Taylor County has earned national recognition from the
Economic Development Administration. "Team Taylor County"
has earned a 2004 Excellence Award for Economic Adjustment.

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3:34 pm
Wed May 19, 2004

Marathon Ashland Petroleum Says Some Gas Contained Sulfur

Ashland, KY – A statement from Marathon Ashland Petroleum may have solved the
mystery of the fouled up fuel gauges in the Louisville area. The statement
indicates that some regular grade gasoline delivered to the company's
Kramer Lane distribution facility passed all industry standard tests, but
"contained trace amounts of elemental sulfur."

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