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DHL Express To Expand at CVG Airport With $192 Million Investment, Creating 86 Full-Time Jobs

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced further growth of the state’s distribution and logistics industry as DHL Express, a global leader in international express shipping, will expand its current operations at CVG Airport in Boone County with a $192 million total investment creating 86 quality Kentucky jobs. “Kentucky has one of the strongest distribution and logistics

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Kentucky will roll out sports betting for retail on Sept. 7, in time for the start of NFL season

Kentucky racing officials have approved a rollout for sports betting, which will take effect when the NFL season begins in September. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved pari-mutuel wagering to begin Sept. 7 for retail at in-person locations such as tracks, its extension facilities and simulcast venues. Regulations for mobile operations will start on Sept.

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Gov. Beshear: Nearly $4.3 Million in Funding, Credits Approved to Provide Workforce Training for Over 19,000 Trainees

Companies across the state invest in workforce initiatives FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2023) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear highlighted Kentucky’s continued investment in workforce training initiatives as he announced nearly $4.3 million in funding and credits to assist with the training of more than 19,000 Kentucky workers. Training funds and credits approved during this month’s

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Fox, Dominion reach settlement over false election claims

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Fox and Dominion Voting Systems reached a settlement Tuesday in the voting machine company’s defamation lawsuit, averting a trial in a case that exposed how the top-rated network chased viewers by promoting lies about the 2020 presidential election. The terms of the settlement were not immediately clear. Dominion had asked for

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Kentucky to begin processing state tax returns on Feb. 6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue started accepting electronically filed 2022 individual income tax returns last week, mirroring the IRS tax filing timeline, the state said. The processing of Kentucky returns is scheduled to begin on Feb. 6, 2023, it said. Electronic individual income tax returns typically take four to six weeks

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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff for National
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2022) – In accordance with a proclamation from the White House, Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is in memory and honor of the more

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Office of Highway Safety Reminds Kentucky Drivers to Plan Safe Rides this Holiday Season

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ continues through New Year’s Day FRANKFORT, Ky. – To keep Kentucky roadways as safe as possible through the holidays, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and law enforcement nationwide in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Dec.

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17th ANNUAL PURINA POOCHES IN THE BALLPARK GAME RETURNS ON SEPT. 4

Limited Number of All-Inclusive Tickets on Sale Now at cardinals.com/pooches ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 13, 2022 – It’s time again for St. Louis canines to “bark” on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium when the team takes on the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, September 4, as part of the 17th annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game.                 A

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Henderson Community College Receives $3500 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult and Family Literacy

Henderson, Kentucky– June 16, 2022 – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Henderson Community College a $3500 grant to support adult and family literacy. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of $10.5 million donation to support summer, family, and adult literacy programs, representing the organization’s largest one-day

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Ellis Park: Record purses, high-def video – and crowds!

(Photo: Ellis Park General Manager Jeff Inman. Jennie Rees/Ellis Park photos) HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, June 17, 2021) — Ellis Park’s 99th season will feature record purses, horse races shown in high-definition and arguably its deepest jockey roster ever. But what is Ellis Park General Manager Jeff Inman most fervently awaiting? Crowds. Having people back at the

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Gov. Beshear: Positivity Rate Declines Again as Vaccinations Increase

Governor also updates Kentuckians on declining COVID-19 cases, deaths in the state’s long-term care facilities FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 22, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s lowest positivity rate since July 3, 2020, and updated Kentuckians on COVID-19 vaccinations. “We’ve come too far and we’ve lost too much to mess this up now.

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