Claims about $9.2 billion in business investment in Kentucky are overly optimistic because some projects would not create new jobs and some projects may not be built, according to a progressive think tank.
Poor management in Eastern Kentucky and Appalachia mean residents are victims of a water crisis and lack reliable clean water service. One Martin County family collects rainwater in buckets to bathe and wash.
The Lexington health department has added nine food service establishments to the list of those on probation, including three more convenience stores. Nine restaurants also came off probation last month.