Mild Weather Conditions

Mild Weather Conditions Forecasters say some spots may be dealing with some patchy fog this morning. Temperatures will drop into the upper 30s for lows, but then quickly warm up as we go throughout the morning hours.We will stay dry throughout the day and have a nice mixture of sun and clouds. High temperatures…

University Of Kentucky Wage Increase

University Of Kentucky Wage Increase The University of Kentucky has announced a $2 increase in the starting wages for regular employees.University President Eli Capilouto says the increase from $10.40 to $12.50 an hour is “the right thing to do.” The increase would begin on July 1.It’s one of several improvements in benefits for employees…

Food Stamp Indictment

Food Stamp Indictment The owner of a market in an eastern Kentucky county has been charged with food stamp fraud totaling more than $2 million.A federal grand jury indicted Billy Joe Goe, owner of Joe’s Meat Market in Owsley County, and his son Robert Goe on Thursday.The Herald-Leader reports both men face one charge…

Governor Beshear Won’t Follow Trump’s Order

Governor Beshear Won’t Follow Trump’s Order Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has turned down an offer from President Donald Trump’s administration to halt refugee resettlement.The Democratic governor wrote in a letter this week to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Kentucky has accepted refugees for more than three decades.Beshear said refugees in several cities…

Cumberland On A Water Alert

Cumberland On A Water Alert The mayor of the City of Cumberland has declared a state of emergency following an oil spill Sunday upstream from the city’s water supply in the Cumberland River.The Kentucky Division of Water is urging all customers of the city-owned water system to avoid any contact with the water supply…

Taco Bell Dollar Menu Expands

Taco Bell Dollar Menu Expands Fast-food chain Taco Bell is planning to expand its dollar menu in an effort to get more customers looking to spend less at the drive-thru.The company announced this week it will offer 21 menu items for $1, including the return of its double stacked tacos in nacho crunch, chipotle…