Louisville Zoo Re-Opens

Louisville Zoo Re-Opens The Louisville Zoo in Kentucky is set to reopen today after a sinkhole opened up and ate a patch of land about as wide as a football field. The sinkhole opened last week and was estimated to be about 50 yards by 85 yards (45 meters by 75 meters) and about…

KY Legislature Borrows Some Money

KY Legislature Borrows Some Money The Kentucky legislature agreed Thursday to borrow more money, wrapping up a legislative session that ensures the cash-strapped state will have at least $108 million less per year to spend in the coming decades.Lawmakers approved a plan to borrow $50 million to fix up the state park system and…

ACLU Files Abortion Lawsuit In KY

ACLU Files Abortion Lawsuit In KY The American Civil Liberties Union followed through on its vow to file a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s latest effort to restrict abortion.The lawsuit was filed Thursday as Kentucky lawmakers pushed through another abortion-related measure. The latest bill headed to Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Matt Bevin, would require that women…

Toyota Hiring In KY

Toyota Hiring In KY Toyota Motor Corp. says it is investing an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants that will bring nearly 600 new jobs.The Japanese automaker announced the latest expansion of its U.S. presence Thursday, bringing to nearly $13 billion the amount it will spend by 2021.The new investments are at facilities…

Accountability From Water Companies In Eastern KY

Accountability From Water Companies In Eastern KY Kentucky regulators have ordered 12 water utilities to submit information on how water loss is recorded.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the move comes as the utilities are losing over one-third of their treated water due to aging and crumbling infrastructure. Some customers have reported problems with quality and…

Eastern KY’s AppHarvest Featured In Documentary

Eastern KY’s AppHarvest Featured In Documentary Sunday’s episode of ’60 Minutes’ will feature a familiar company – Eastern Kentucky’s AppHarvest, a high-tech agriculture company.AppHarvest was originally going to base its operations out of Pike County, but now they plan to be based near Morehead.The episode airs Sunday at 7 p.m. on WYMT. Reporters spent…