New Wildlife Sanctuary Coming To The Bluegrass

By ASSOCIATED PRESS Federal officials plan to announce a new national wildlife refuge in western Kentucky. A statement from the U.S. Department of the Interior says Secretary David Bernhardt and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will join other dignitaries Friday in Henderson to announce the Green River National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the ceremony…

KentuckyWired Wants $100 Million In Next Year’s Budget

BY JOE RAGUSA KENTUCKY FRANKFORT, Ky. – A project to build broadband internet infrastructure across Kentucky wants $100 million over the next two years. Representatives with Kentucky Wired pitched their budget request to lawmakers on the Interim Joint Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday. The project started under former governor Steve Beshear, placing 3,000 miles of fiber optic cable…

Kentucky’s October unemployment rate was 4.3%

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary October 2019 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC). The unemployment rate for October 2019 was down from the 4.4 percent reported for September 2019. The preliminary October 2019 jobless rate was…