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Hunting for a Job? Watch Out for Scammers

Hunting for a Job? Watch Out for Scammers

Bill Stephens

July 31st, 2019

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Employment scams in multiple counties account for more than $24,000 in losses FRANKFORT, KY. (July 30, 2019) – If you are on the hunt for a job, watch out for scammers, Attorney General Andy Beshear warned today. Beshear said his office has received employment scam […]

Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

Bill Stephens

July 30th, 2019

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Head Start and Schools Set To Begin Across the District Soon HENDERSON, Ky.  (July 29, 2019) – With many schools slated to begin across the Commonwealth soon, Kentucky State Police are urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.  As a reminder, […]

Henderson 18 Year Old Charged With Murder of Evansville Teen

Henderson 18 Year Old Charged With Murder of Evansville Teen

Bill Stephens

July 30th, 2019

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Suspect had previously been charged with the wounding of two others in the same incident early Saturday. Detectives with the Henderson Police Department have been investigating a shooting incident in the area of the 700 block of Atkinson Street early this past Saturday morning. According […]

Republican lawmaker endorses Democratic nominee for governor

Republican lawmaker endorses Democratic nominee for governor

Bill Stephens

July 29th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has picked up an endorsement from a Republican state lawmaker in his bid to unseat GOP Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky. Sen. Dan Seum announced his support for Beshear in a video released Monday. Seum represents […]

Methodist Hospital in Morganfield earns ACR Accreditation

Methodist Hospital in Morganfield earns ACR Accreditation

Bill Stephens

July 29th, 2019

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nMethodist Hospital in Morganfield, KY, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation (2019-2022) in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).Mammography uses a low-dose x-ray system to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast […]

Overnight Shooting in Henderson Leaves One Person Dead, 2 Others Wounded.

Overnight Shooting in Henderson Leaves One Person Dead, 2 Others Wounded.

Bill Stephens

July 27th, 2019

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Henderson Police make one arrest but investigation into murder continues Henderson City Police say an 18-year old Evansville man was found unresponsive in the middle of Atkinson Street as officers responded to a report of shots fired outside a banquet center at 702 Atkinson. Jaiwaun […]

Official: 3 die in crash on western Kentucky highway

Official: 3 die in crash on western Kentucky highway

Bill Stephens

July 26th, 2019

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official says three people have died in a crash on a western Kentucky highway. News outlets report the three-vehicle crash occurred Friday morning on the Pennyrile Parkway in Christian County. Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham told WKRN-TV that […]

State releases county unemployment data for June 2019

State releases county unemployment data for June 2019

Bill Stephens

July 26th, 2019

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  FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 25, 2019) – Unemployment rates fell in 55 Kentucky counties between June 2018 and June 2019, rose in 51 and stayed the same in 14 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

Beshear: 50 Attorneys General Secure $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach Settlement in History

Beshear: 50 Attorneys General Secure $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach Settlement in History

Bill Stephens

July 22nd, 2019

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Up to $425 million in consumer restitution following investigation into 2017 data breach FRANKFORT, KY. (July 22, 2019) – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced that a coalition of 50 attorneys general, has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into […]

Ellis Park cancels Saturday’s racing (in addition to today) because of extreme heat advisory

Ellis Park cancels Saturday’s racing (in addition to today) because of extreme heat advisory

Bill Stephens

July 19th, 2019

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Track remains open for simulcasting and HHR gaming. Officials are optimistic there will racing Sunday. HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, July 19 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled live racing for Saturday’s card out of precaution given the forecast for extreme heat in the Tri-State area. The […]

AAA: Summer Heat Takes a Toll on Car Batteries

AAA: Summer Heat Takes a Toll on Car Batteries

Bill Stephens

July 19th, 2019

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Club advises vehicle owners to practice some T.L.C. under the hood to avoid roadside breakdowns With temperatures expected to soar as high as the triple digits this weekend, AAA East Central remind motorists that the heat has the potential to kill more batteries than the winter […]

Ellis Park cancels Friday’s racing because of extreme heat advisory

Ellis Park cancels Friday’s racing because of extreme heat advisory

Bill Stephens

July 18th, 2019

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Post-race band also canceled but track open for simulcasting, gaming. No decision has been made on Saturday’s live racing card HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, July 18, 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled racing for Friday’s card out of precaution given the forecast for extreme heat in […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2019 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2019 unemployment report

Bill Stephens

July 18th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 18, 2019) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2019 unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for June 2019 was up from the […]

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY

Bill Stephens

July 18th, 2019

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….. * TEMPERATURE… Maximum afternoon heat index values from around 105 to 110 degrees are expected Thursday through Sunday. * IMPACTS… Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. The very young, the elderly, those […]

State Health Officials Issue Safety Guidelines for Warmer Temperatures

State Health Officials Issue Safety Guidelines for Warmer Temperatures

Bill Stephens

July 18th, 2019

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High temperatures can lead to serious heat-related illness FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jul. 19, 2019) – Health officials with the Department for Public Health (DPH), located within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), urge the public to take steps to avoid injury and illness during […]