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Century Aluminum announces lay off at its Sebree smelter

Century Aluminum announces lay off at its Sebree smelter

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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ROBARDS, Ky. (AP) — Century Aluminum has announced it will lay off nearly 30 percent of its workforce at its Sebree smelter by year's end.

Medical examiner: Heroin to blame in crash that killed 4

Medical examiner: Heroin to blame in crash that killed 4

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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FORT WRIGHT, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have announced that the driver responsible for a fatal crash in Fort Wright that killed the driver and three others was under the influence of heroin at the time of the crash.

Broadway St RR crossing in Princeton to close for repairs starting Nov 9

Broadway St RR crossing in Princeton to close for repairs starting Nov 9

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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GIBSON COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for State Road 64 in Princeton as railroad crews repair a crossing in the area beginning Monday, Nov. 9.

Henderson man and Owensboro man seriously injured in head-on crash

Henderson man and Owensboro man seriously injured in head-on crash

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Two local men were seriously injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision in Daviess County Monday night.

UPDATE: 2 escapees from the Webster Co. Detention Center CAPTURED in Providence

UPDATE: 2 escapees from the Webster Co. Detention Center CAPTURED in Providence

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Webster County Detention Center Monday night.

Kenton County Man Sentenced to 200 Months for Trafficking Heroin

Kenton County Man Sentenced to 200 Months for Trafficking Heroin

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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COVINGTON — A Covington, Ky., man has been sentenced to 200 months for distributing heroin in Kenton County.

Two Former Jailers At The Kentucky River Regional Jail Indicted On Charges Related To The Death Of A Pretrial Detainee

Two Former Jailers At The Kentucky River Regional Jail Indicted On Charges Related To The Death Of A Pretrial Detainee

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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The Justice Department announced today that a federal grand jury in London, Kentucky, has indicted two former deputy jailers at the Kentucky River Regional Jail on charges related to the July 9, 2013, in-custody death of Larry Trent, a pretrial detainee at the jail.

Owner Of Shuttered Louisville Microwave Popcorn Company Guilty Of Bank Fraud

Owner Of Shuttered Louisville Microwave Popcorn Company Guilty Of Bank Fraud

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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Louisville, Ky. – The owner of the shuttered Preston Farms Popcorn, LLC (Preston) pleaded guilty to bank fraud on Monday, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., in U.S. District Court, for diverting buyers’ payments toward the operation of his business rather than towards the payment of his loan, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

‘Owl Prowl’ Planned for Pine Mountain State Resort Park Nov. 28

‘Owl Prowl’ Planned for Pine Mountain State Resort Park Nov. 28

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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PINEVILLE, Ky. – If you’re a night owl, or if you just want to learn more about owls, make plans to visit Pine Mountain State Resort Park for its “Owl Prowl” the evening of Nov. 28.

Owensboro Police Department Sees New Growth In November

Owensboro Police Department Sees New Growth In November

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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That’s because sworn personnel here at OPD who donated $40 for two great causes will be allowed to grow beards (up to one inch in length) throughout the month of November; an obvious divergence from the typical grooming policy.

West Central KY Gas Up 4 Cents

West Central KY Gas Up 4 Cents

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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(November 2, 2015) -- West Central Kentucky gas prices have jumped by 4 cents, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge report. The national average is $2.191.

Race for governor tops general election in Kentucky

Race for governor tops general election in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Here is a look at Kentucky's top races in Tuesday's general election, from the contest for governor at the top of the ticket to down-ballot races for statewide offices:

Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's campaign for attorney general turned into a verbal sparring match between Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield over qualifications, a critical job evaluation and one candidate's familiar last name.

Kentucky governor’s race hinges on health insurance

Kentucky governor’s race hinges on health insurance

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The campaign for Kentucky governor ends Tuesday as voters elect someone to replace a two-term Democrat in a race that has turned on health insurance for 500,000 people, marriage licenses for same-sex couples and public education for preschool children.

Union Co. Clerk predicts a larger voter turn-out Tuesday due to occupational tax question on ballot

Union Co. Clerk predicts a larger voter turn-out Tuesday due to occupational tax question on ballot

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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Registered voters in Union County will head to the polls tomorrow to cast their vote for governor and other state officials as well as a local question on the ballot of whether you are in favor of or against a school occupational tax for the Union County Public School District.