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Minimum Wage Hike Would Help Some Workers

Posted On September 24, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Raising the minimum wage in Jefferson County is not a solution for all workers. A report released yesterday shows only one in five employees would prosper. Adults 50 or older would benefit more than teenagers, and 92 percent of people receiving the increase would be at least 20-years-old.

Governor Requests Disaster Declaration

Posted On September 24, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Governor Beshear is asking President Obama to approve a disaster declaration. Emergency money would be used for areas in Eastern Kentucky recovering from severe flooding after recent storms. The hardest hit counties are Floyd, Knott, Johnson, and Pike, where damage exceeds six-million dollars.

Fort Campbell Fighting Different Battle

Posted On September 24, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- A different kind of battle is being fought at Fort Campbell. The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital is attacking flu symptoms and preparing vaccines for families. The shots will be given beginning September 29th. For more information on receiving the vaccine, call 270-798-8400.

Owensboro Medical Practice Data Breach

Posted On September 24, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Owensboro Medical Practice reports information is being removed from the offices of business associate Research Integrity. A website provides health data from patients and appears to be copied by a former employee. An investigation is underway to prevent a future data breach.

Lexington Firefighter Accused Of DUI Wanted In Georgia

Posted On September 24, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The Lexington firefighter accused of driving under the influence and causing a crash that critically injured one person is wanted in Georgia. The Cobb County Sheriff's Department says a warrant was issued for Jarad McCargo in June 2012 after he failed to appear in court for a non-jury trial for a 1999…