Interest expressed in opening Ky. park

January 19, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owners of an Indiana amusement park are expressing interest in operating Kentucky Kingdom, which closed more than two years ago. A statement issued Monday night by the Koch family, which owns Holiday World in Santa Claus, Ind., said they have “expressed interest” in the future of the park, according...

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High winds uproot trees, down power lines in state

January 19, 2012

By Bruce Schreiner Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Powerful spring-like storms lashed portions of Kentucky with fierce winds Tuesday, uprooting trees and yanking down power lines that clogged roads and left thousands without electricity. Two tractor-trailers overturned on a Louisville-area highway during the storm, and one of the drivers told authorities that high winds...

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Study by pro-gambling groups touts potential benefits for Ky.

January 19, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A study paid for by pro-gambling groups is estimating that eight racetrack casinos would have a $1.7 billion economic impact on Kentucky after operating for one full year. The study released Monday by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce said the casinos would employ about 11,000 people and generate about $65...

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Mousie News

January 19, 2012
Mousie News

By Charlotte Hicks Caudill Shirley Watley posted the photo taken in Hawaii in the 2012 Morehead State University Alumni Directory (1224 pages). The Directory is divided into three sections that list graduates by 1) Year of graduation, 2) Current residence and 3) Name. Graduates were invited to submit updated information about them. It cost...

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Caney News

January 19, 2012

By Martha Baldridge It is Saturday afternoon, and Lawrence and I are in Brandon, Mississippi, just a few miles from Jackson. We drove all the way down on Thursday, just ahead of the snow which fell that night. It was 10 hours and 40 minutes of hard driving, almost non-stop. We came here for...

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