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Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Child in 2001

Posted On July 31, 2014

(Union, KY) -- A Kentucky man is charged with sexually abusing a child back in 2001. Boone County officials charged 70-year-old Earl Evans of Union earlier this week. Those charges stem from an incident 13 years ago, when a seven-year-old child he was watching claimed he touched her inappropriately. If convicted, Evans faces up to…

Two Top Worries For Kentuckians

Posted On July 31, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A Bluegrass Poll found Kentuckians are concerned about the Senate race and same-sex marriage, but are most worried about the economy and jobs. More than 800 adults were surveyed and 56 percent put economy and employment as the number one priority.

Biblical Theme Park Developer Seeks State Money

Posted On July 31, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky officials are being asked to help pay for a Noah's Ark tourist attraction. The developer of the biblical theme park will seek millions of dollars in tax incentives from state tourism leaders. Supporters say the "Ark Encounter" park could be an economic boom by luring up to two-million visitors a year.

Bank Evacuated In Owensboro

Posted On July 31, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- The daily routine is back to normal at Fifth Third Bank in Owensboro. The building was evacuated yesterday after a suspicious package was delivered. Bomb techs determined the device contained no explosives. The box actually contained performance rewards for an employee.

Kentucky Getting Less Bang For Buck On Healthcare

Posted On July 31, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- WalletHub's study of the best and worst states for a return on your healthcare investment shows Kentucky is near the bottom of the list. The research examined 47 states that give the most for the amount people pay for healthcare. Kentucky came in at 41st and provides the worst health return on…