Seeking Civil Penalties From CVS

Seeking Civil Penalties From CVS Kentucky’s attorney general on Wednesday sued CVS Health, accusing its pharmacy chain of flooding the state with prescription opioids that contributed to the state’s addiction woes.Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed the lawsuit in Franklin County Circuit Court in Kentucky’s capital city. Cameron says the health care company played a…

KY Tourism

KY Tourism Taking a huge hit duriing the pandemic a subcommittee on economic development and tourism met Wednesday morning to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the state’s tourism industry.Officials from tourism and parks, as well as local officials from across the commonwealth, painted a picture we all saw coming, a lot of losses…

Fighting Drug Trafficking

Fighting Drug Trafficking Senator Mitch McConnell made a stop in Owensboro this week.He discussed the county’s recent inclusion into the Appalachia High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program.The program aims to decrease drug trafficking in the area.Senator McConnell was joined by community leaders, along with federal, state and law enforcement officials for the news conference.The…

University of KY Does Work For NASA

University of KY Does Work For NASA University of Kentucky researchers are working with NASA to advance key technologies for space exploration.Every few years, NASA creates Space Technology Research Institutes and UK was selected, along with a handful of other colleges, to be a part of it. Their goal is to research and improve…

AG Cameron Files Opioid Lawsuit

AG Cameron Files Opioid Lawsuit Attorney General Daniel Cameron is seeking a lawsuit to hold CVS accountable for allowing a surplus of opioids to become accessible in the midst of an opioid crisis in Kentucky.Between 2006 and 2014, CVS pharmacies in Kentucky purchased more than 151 million dosage units of oxycodone and hydrocodone from…

U.S. Small Business Administration Money Available Locally

U.S. Small Business Administration Money Available Locally Following Gov. Andy Beshear’s announcement last week that more Kentucky counties are now eligible for FEMA assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration is now offering more businesses and residents the chance to apply for low-interest loans.Officials say those affected by flooding and severe weather between February 27th…

American History Exhibit In Eastern KY

American History Exhibit In Eastern KY A new American history exhibit from the Smithsonian is making a stop in Eastern Kentucky.The Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) is partnering with The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program to bring the traveling Voices and Votes: Democracy in America museum to the area.The traveling exhibit shows the…