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Toyota Moving Jobs From Kentucky To Washtenaw County

Posted On August 27, 2014

(York Twp., MI) -- Toyota will be moving 250 jobs to Michigan from Kentucky. The Japanese automaker was awarded a four-million-dollar grant by the Michigan Strategic Fund for the project. Toyota is moving purchasing positions to Michigan as part of its North American consolidation efforts. The company's headquarters are also moving from California to Texas.

No Public Memorial Eighth Anniversary Of Comair Crash

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- There will be no public memorial service today, the eighth anniversary of a deadly plane crash in Kentucky. On August 27th, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashed at the Blue Grass Airport after taking off from the wrong runway, killing 49 people. The only survivor was one of the plane's pilots. The anniversary…

Eighth Anniversary Of Comair Crash

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Today is the eighth anniversary of one of the saddest days in Kentucky history. On August 27th, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashed at the Blue Grass Airport after taking off from the wrong runway, killing 49 people. The only survivor was one of the plane's pilots.

Decision Soon On CentrePoint Bonds

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The Urban County Council is expected to decide within the next two-weeks whether to issue bonds for the construction of a parking garage at CentrePoint. Developers are asking for 28-million dollars in bonds and have proposed using new tax revenue generated from the CentrePoint project to pay the debt on them. Once…

State To Maintain Control Of Breathitt County Schools

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- The Kentucky Board of Education is extending its management of Breathitt County's schools for up to three years. The state Department of Education took control in December 2012 after an audit showed mismanagement and financial issues. Members voted unanimously yesterday to keep the schools under state management until 2017.