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Governor Announces Energy Efficient Initiatives

Posted: 02/18/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 18, 2009) - Gov. Steve Beshear today announced a couple of energy efficiency initiatives that will further establish Kentucky as a national leader in the "greening" of public buildings.

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Slain Chimp's Owner Now Says it Wasn't on Xanax

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The owner of a 200-pound domesticated chimpanzee that went berserk and mauled a Connecticut woman has changed her story on whether she gave the animal the anti-anxiety drug Xanax.

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Durbin Confirms Ethics Probe into Burris

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Senate's second-ranking Democrat, Dick Durbin, confirms that a preliminary Senate ethics investigation is under way into his fellow Illinois senator, Roland Burris.

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Latest Economic Numbers Bleaker Than Expected

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Federal Reserve has sharply downgraded its projections for the country's economic performance this year, predicting the economy will actually shrink and unemployment will rise higher.

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Vilsack Calls for Stricter Food Labels

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Obama administration is throwing out food labeling rules proposed by the Agriculture Department just before George W. Bush left office.

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Obama Readies Foreclosure Aid

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A day after signing the economic stimulus into law, President Barack Obama is unveiling a plan to tackle the home foreclosure crisis.

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Local Economy Doing Okay, Experts Say

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Experts say the U.S. recession is far from over, but some say eastern Kentucky is not being hit as hard as other areas. Local leaders gathered in Pikeville to let people know exactly how the economy looks across Pike County.

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"I Love Mountain" March & Rally

Posted: 02/17/2009 - Celebrities and folks across the commonwealth gathered at the state's capitol for an environmental march and rally.

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Dental Clinic Featured On 20/20 Gets Nationwide Support

Updated: 02/17/2009 - Kids First Dental Care is a collaboration between local schools and a Barbourville dentist to give students access to free dental treatments. The mobile clinic was featured in ABC's "Children of the Mountains" report on 20/20, and now the team of caregivers is seeing an outpouring of support from around the country.

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Police Make Arrest In ATV Theft Case

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies say 18 year old Jeremy Johnson of Hager Hill and 21 year old Zachary Blair of Paintsville were arrested this week for their roles in a robbery at the Kawasaki shop in Staffordsville.

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Speedway set for tax break if Sprint Cup comes to state

Posted: 02/17/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky legislature is working to give Speedway Motorsports Incorporated a major tax break if the company can bring a lucrative NASCAR Sprint Cup race to Kentucky Speedway.

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