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Kentucky State Trooper Hit During Traffic Stop

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Bullitt County, KY) -- A Kentucky State Trooper hit by a car during a traffic stop on I-65 is expected to be okay. Officials say the officer pulled a car over near the Bullitt County line on Saturday and was thrown about 50-feet when the stopped car was hit. The driver that caused the accident…

Louisville Pork Processing Plant Hit With Violations

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The JBS Swift pork processing plant in Louisville is awash in humane slaughter violations. The plant is now working out concerns about worker safety and humane treatment of the animals. At the same time, JBS is dealing with neighborhood complaints about smells coming from the plant. Twice in the past nine months…

State Fair Attendance Watered Down

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Kentucky State Fair attendance is taking a big hit from Mother Nature. Fair officials said today that with heavy rain coming down on a number of signature days, attendance slid to its lowest level in 30 years. Attendance at the fair which wrapped up last Sunday was just over the 515-thousand, 900…

Pike County Job Creating Project Moving Forward

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Pike County, KY) -- State officials are helping pave the way for a Pike County project that would generate new jobs. The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority yesterday approved tax incentives for RCC Big Shoal and several other companies. RCC Big Shoal told the authority it's considering a 193-million dollar investment in Pike County for…

Kentucky Men’s Hoops Team Adds Analytics Staff Position

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The University of Kentucky men's basketball team is getting things down to a science. The team has created a new director of analytics position. Joel Justus will be the point man for breaking down the elements of the game. He will analyze player and team performance, using statistics and data to help…