August 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 17, 2011
"Voters across Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia solidly oppose mountaintop removal coal mining, by wide margins and across a host of demographic and political divides." [Barefoot and Progressive]"Officials at Jefferson County Public Schools say power, Internet and...
August 1, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 1, 2011
"An employee of Alliance Coal said an aide to Gov. Steve Beshear called him in 2009 to tell him that a state regulator unpopular with the coal industry was about to get fired, according to court records filed Friday.
July 29, 2011 - 2:06pm
Local news for July 29, 2011
"Kentucky employers could be socked with as much as $660 million in added federal taxes if the state can not make a pending $28 million interest payment on the money it has borrowed from the federal government for unemployment benefits, state officials said Thursday. And Senate President David...
June 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 17, 2011
"Kentucky’s unemployment rate fell below 10 percent last month for the first time since February 2009, the state announced Thursday. The rate in May was 9.8 percent, down from 10 percent in April. A year earlier it was 10.4 percent.
June 1, 2011 - 9:15am
Local news for June 1, 2011
"Two Iraqi men living in Bowling Green are facing charges that they tried to send Stinger missles, sniper rifles and money to Al-Qaida in their home country.