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Payday Lenders to Face Stronger Scrutiny
Monday, September 01, 2014 3:00 AM
Payday lenders in Kentucky are coming under increasing restrictions because of a pair of laws passed by the state and federal governments in recent years. The Kentucky General Assembly in 2010 enacted a measure creating a database, "Veritec," to record each loan via a Social Security number and other personal information. Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which ...
Prize-Winning Pie at Fair Had Store-Bought Crust
Friday, August 29, 2014 9:08 PM
A 67-year-old Louisville woman who brought home a blue ribbon for her buttermilk pie at this year's Kentucky State Fair may lose the prize after saying she used a store-bought crust. Linda Horton said Friday she hasn't had any success in making her own crust, so she used one from the grocery. The Courier-Journal, which first reported on the controversy, printed her recipe ...
McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns
Friday, August 29, 2014 11:06 PM
Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said Friday he's stepping down from his top role in the Republican senator's re-election effort. Benton calls the decision heartbreaking but the right one to keep the matter from becoming a distraction in Kentucky's Senate ...
Waters: Kentucky Needs a New Story
Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:00 AM
Jamestown now stands face to face with the impact of Fruit of the Loom’s announcement in April that its Russell County plant is closing, which will cost the county one-third of its manufacturing jobs and hit its budget hard. Judge-Executive Gary Robertson told me the factory’s closing will shrink annual tax revenues by nearly $200,000. The county will plug that gap this year by ...
Grimes, McConnell Air New Campaign Ads
Friday, August 29, 2014 5:44 PM
Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates launched new statewide TV ads on Friday ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' 30-second ad touts her push for a state law that created a new ballot delivery system for overseas military voters and describes how she volunteered as an attorney to assist domestic violence victims. Grimes said she knows how to fight for ...
Kentucky Gets $20 Million Grant for Energy Study
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:47 PM
Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky to new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry. Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and U.S. Rep. Andy Barr joined Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear and state House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins to announce a federal grant spread out among the state's ...
Albright Endorses Grimes for Senate
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:00 AM
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has endorsed Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997. She also served on former President Jimmy Carter's National Security Council. In a news release, Albright called Grimes one of the brightest young ...
Kentucky's Credit Rating Will Not Be Downgraded
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:37 AM
Moody's said it will not downgrade Kentucky's credit rating despite a recent federal bankruptcy decision that could cost the state nearly $1 billion over 20 years. The credit rating agency said Monday that Kentucky has enough resources to manage the added expenses caused by a judge's decision to let a private Louisville community mental health center leave the Kentucky Employees ...
Suggestions Sought for KY Education Standards
Monday, August 25, 2014 1:36 AM
Kentucky education officials want to tweak the state's English and math standards and they want help doing it. Officials unveiled a website on Monday where people can view the state's hundreds of English and math education standards. People can rewrite the standards or they can click a green thumbs-up icon, similar to Facebook's ``like'' button. State Education Commissioner Terry ...
Ford Adds Jobs, Invests to Make Lincoln MKC in KY
Monday, August 25, 2014 11:20 PM
Ford has beefed up its workforce and investment at a Kentucky plant to support production of its new Lincoln SUV as the automaker looks to reinvigorate its luxury brand. The company said Monday it added 300 workers and invested another $129 million in Louisville Assembly Plant, where Ford makes the Lincoln MKC and Ford Escape. Ford invested $600 million in 2010 to renovate the ...
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