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$5,000 Needed To Get Grad’s Body Home From Chile

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Georgetown, KY) -- The family of a Georgetown College graduate killed in Chile is trying to raise five-thousand-dollars to bring her body back to the United States. A Go Fund Me page was set up Monday and has already generated more than 14-hundred-dollars. Investigators say 22-year-old Erica Hagan was found stabbed to death in her…

Northern Kentucky Companies Adding Jobs

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Hebron, KY) -- Hundreds of new jobs are up for grabs in northern Kentucky. Customer management firm Convergys needs 500 people to staff its call center in Erlanger, while Internet coupon company Groupon needs 90 customer service workers. You can get more information on the jobs at careers.convergys.com and jobs.groupon.com.

Use Commonsense To Help Prevent Enterovirus

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Commonsense is the best defense when it comes to preventing enterovirus. That's according to state health officials, who say parents should use general precautions such as keeping children away from others who are sick, making sure children wash their hands and seeing a doctor if a child has difficulty breathing. So far,…

UPS Plane Crash Report Cites Pilot Error

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The official report over the crash of a Louisville-based UPS jet in Birmingham has been released. The National Transportation Safety Board cites a litany of pilot errors, among them a mis-programmed flight computer and a too-quick descent. The report concludes the two pilots were likely suffering from fatigue. Both were killed in…

Comer Announces Gubernatorial Run

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Tompkinsville, KY) -- Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer formally launched his gubernatorial bid today. Comer is the second Republican to enter the governor's race, joining former Louisville Metro Council member Hal Heiner. Comer announced he's chosen Republican state Senator Chris McDaniel as his running mate.