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Nominations Being Accepted for Industry of the Year

Nominations Being Accepted for Industry of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 26th, 2016

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Industry of the Year Award. The event will take place on Thursday, September 29 at 7:30am at the Henderson Fine Arts Center. The guest speaker will be Dave Tatman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association […]

Nominations Being Accepted for Industry of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 17th, 2016

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Industry of the Year Award. The event will take place on Thursday, September 29 at 7:30am at the Henderson Fine Arts Center. Nominations can be downloaded here. Deadline to submit nominations is at the close of business […]

AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps

AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 17th, 2016

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NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is joining Verizon in raising the prices of some of its data plans. As with Verizon, AT&T is going to great lengths to avoid calling the changes a price hike, as the higher prices come with more data, reducing the […]

Gov. Bevin, Lt. Gov. Hampton Honor Two Area Businesses as Exemplary Volunteers

Gov. Bevin, Lt. Gov. Hampton Honor Two Area Businesses as Exemplary Volunteers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 15th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson today presented the Governor’s Service Awards at a ceremony in the State Capitol. They were joined by Wendy […]

Simulated coal mine for Indiana safety training approved

Simulated coal mine for Indiana safety training approved

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2016

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FORT BRANCH, Ind. (AP) — Vincennes University officials have awarded a $2 million contract to build Indiana’s first simulated underground coal mine for miner safety training. The plans approved Monday call for the nearly 40,000 square-foot simulated mine to be built at the school’s Gibson […]

Unemployment rates down in 64 Kentucky counties in June 2016

Unemployment rates down in 64 Kentucky counties in June 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 28th, 2016

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Henderson’s rate remains unchanged FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2016) – Unemployment rates fell in 64 Kentucky counties between June 2015 and June 2016, rose in 49 counties, and remained the same in seven (Fleming, Henderson, Morgan, Simpson, Trigg, Trimble and Whitley), according to the Kentucky […]

Gov. Matt Bevin Issues Price Gouging Emergency Order to Protect Consumers

Gov. Matt Bevin Issues Price Gouging Emergency Order to Protect Consumers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 8th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, KY (July 8, 2016) – Gov. Bevin has activated the state’s prohibitions on price gouging to protect consumers during strong weather system that continues to affect a significant portion of the Commonwealth. The price gouging emergency order is effective as of 5 p.m. EST, […]

Ervin Cable Construction to Expand Union County Headquarters

Ervin Cable Construction to Expand Union County Headquarters

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 8th, 2016

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Telecom construction company to create 20 jobs with $511,000 investment Kyndle announced Ervin Cable Construction LLC, a telecom construction company, will expand its headquarters in Sturgis with a $511,000 investment, a project expected to create 20 full-time jobs. Ervin Cable President Brad Ervin said the […]

Tri-State BBB® Hears from Consumers on Calls Offering Government Grants

Tri-State BBB® Hears from Consumers on Calls Offering Government Grants

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 17th, 2016

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  Evansville, IN – May 17, 2016 – The Tri-State Better Business Bureau has recently received several calls from consumers questioning various offers regarding government grants. Callers may explain that consumers are “pre-qualified” or a “recipient” for a number of different reasons, but grants must […]

Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection

Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 13th, 2016

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NEW YORK (AP) — Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest coal miner, is seeking bankruptcy protection. The filing comes less than three months after another from Arch Coal, the country’s second-largest miner, which followed bankruptcy filings from Alpha Natural Resources. New energy technology and tightening environmental […]