Latest Unemployment Rates For KY

Latest Unemployment Rates For KY Kentucky officials say unemployment rates rose in 76 of the state’s counties between October 2017 and October 2018.The Kentucky Center for Statistics says jobless rates fell in 34 counties and stayed the same in 10 counties during that period.Officials say Woodford County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at…

KY Family Groups Say NO To Gambling

KY Family Groups Say NO To Gambling Two Kentucky groups are putting up a fight against the expansion of gambling.It comes after a ruling in October that said instant racing machines do not violate state gambling laws.The Commonwealth Policy Center and The Family Foundation are now taking their battle to Frankfort. They want lawmakers…

KY Doctor Part Of Medicare Scheme

KY Doctor Part Of Medicare Scheme A federal prosecutor in West Virginia says four physicians have agreed to pay more than $1.5 million to the government for their roles in a kickback scheme.A statement from U.S. Attorney Bill Powell of West Virginia’s northern district says the doctors caused false claims to be submitted to…

Possible Increase In Water Rates

Possible Increase In Water Rates Water bills could be going up again this year for Kentucky American Water customers.The utility company filed an application with the state Public Service Commission to raise its overall rate – including residential, commercial and fire hydrant rates – by 22 percent to generate more than $19.8 million annually.For…

EKU Gets New Forensics Lab

EKU Gets New Forensics Lab Kentucky State Police and Eastern Kentucky University plan to announce the opening of a new digital forensics lab.A joint statement says police and the school have partnered to open the new lab in Richmond at EKU’s Memorial Science Building. It says it’s meant to supplement the Kentucky State Police…