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2020 CARDINALS SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY

2020 CARDINALS SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY

Bill Stephens

February 5th, 2020

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Fans Can Buy Single-Game Tickets as Early as Tomorrow by Purchasing 3+ Games ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 4, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that single-game tickets for the 2020 season will go on sale this Friday, February 7, at 10 AM CT. […]

KSP Arrests Madisonville Woman After Traffic Stop

KSP Arrests Madisonville Woman After Traffic Stop

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2020

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Madisonville, Ky. (Hopkins County) – On February 1, 2020 at approximately 9:33 PM, Trooper Cody Kromer, of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, observed a 1999  Chevrolet pickup truck disregard a stop sign, and operate carelessly on South Main Street in Madisonville, Ky. Trooper Kromer […]

KDA’s Mobile Science Activity Center Is Coming to Union County on Feb. 6

KDA’s Mobile Science Activity Center Is Coming to Union County on Feb. 6

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2020

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FRANKFORT (February 3, 2020) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s high-tech Mobile Science Activity Center (MSAC) will visit Union County Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 6 to teach students about agriculture and its vital role in their everyday lives.   Three MSACs travel to schools […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2020

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Henderson County KY 136 is closed at the 0 – 4 mm signs are posted. This highway will remain closed into next week for repairs. Union County KY 667 is closed at the 0 – 11 mm – signs are posted.

Gov. Beshear, Attorney General Cameron Announce Top Financial Scams to Avoid in 2020

Gov. Beshear, Attorney General Cameron Announce Top Financial Scams to Avoid in 2020

Bill Stephens

January 31st, 2020

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Learn the tips to protect yourself from fraud Frankfort, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron issued a scam alert today to warn Kentuckians of the top five financial scams that are likely to trap families in 2020.    […]

State releases county unemployment data for December 2019

State releases county unemployment data for December 2019

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2020

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Oldham County records lowest rate at 2.7 percent EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate charts is below. County Rate FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2020) – Unemployment rates rose in 56 Kentucky counties between December 2018 and December 2019, fell in 46 and stayed […]

Recommended Highway Plan is a responsible approach to improving highway safety and reliability while accelerating funding for key regional projects

Recommended Highway Plan is a responsible approach to improving highway safety and reliability while accelerating funding for key regional projects

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2020

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Plan includes record $100 million investment in Highway Safety Improvement Program, $367.5 million for high-profile bridge and parkway projects, debuts new guardrail program FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2020) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) presented the 2020 Recommended Highway Plan to lawmakers that prioritizes safety and […]

Kentucky governor to unveil his budget plan to lawmakers

Kentucky governor to unveil his budget plan to lawmakers

Bill Stephens

January 28th, 2020

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear presents his budget plan to state lawmakers in a highly anticipated speech Tuesday night, culminating weeks of work since his election. The Democratic governor has said his spending blueprint for the next two years will reflect his values. Support for public […]

Super Bowl LIV: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Super Bowl LIV: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Bill Stephens

January 28th, 2020

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Pass the keys to a sober driver before the party begins FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2020) –Football fans across the country are gearing up to celebrate America’s most-watched sporting event, Super Bowl LIV, on Sunday, Feb. 2. For many, the Super Bowl celebration will include drinking […]

Kentucky prosecutor who urged pardon absent from courtroom

Kentucky prosecutor who urged pardon absent from courtroom

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2020

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky prosecutor has been absent from court in the weeks since it was revealed that he asked former Gov. Matt Bevin to pardon a man convicted of sexual abuse. Two judges in Christian County say there is an agreement between […]

Kentucky man arrested in fatal shooting of 2 in parking lot

Kentucky man arrested in fatal shooting of 2 in parking lot

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2020

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Police in Kentucky say a man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of two men in a restaurant parking lot. Bowling Green police say the shooting occurred at an O’Charley’s restaurant in Warren County on Friday night. Police announced Saturday that 44-year-old Terry A. […]

Gov. Beshear, Secretary Gray Focus on Helping Kentuckians Obtain a REAL ID

Gov. Beshear, Secretary Gray Focus on Helping Kentuckians Obtain a REAL ID

Bill Stephens

January 23rd, 2020

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New project manager named, two more regional licensing offices opening FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Transportation Secretary Jim Gray said Wednesday at the Kentucky Transportation headquarters they are focused on helping Kentuckians who need a REAL ID obtain one by […]

A Familiar Face Tapped To Lead Kentucky State Police Into 2020

A Familiar Face Tapped To Lead Kentucky State Police Into 2020

Bill Stephens

January 21st, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2020) – On January 3, 2020, the longest serving Commissioner in KSP history was reappointed to serve once again. The announcement from Governor Andy Beshear came just days into the New Year and brought Rodney Brewer out of retirement to take […]

Governor Beshear, Senator McConnell work to expand Green River National Wildlife Refuge

Governor Beshear, Senator McConnell work to expand Green River National Wildlife Refuge

Bill Stephens

January 21st, 2020

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Federal ‘Duck Stamp’ funding approved for land acquisition at the refuge Frankfort, KY (Jan. 21, 2020) – Governor Andy Beshear and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today announced the approval of federal “Duck Stamp” funding for land acquisition purposes at the newly established Green […]

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Federal Child Labor Law Violations at Restaurant Locations in 9 States

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Federal Child Labor Law Violations at Restaurant Locations in 9 States

Bill Stephens

January 17th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, KY – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Manna Inc. – a Louisville, Kentucky-based franchisee of 99 Wendy’s and Fazoli’s restaurants in nine states – will pay a civil money penalty of $157,114 for violating child labor requirements […]