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Kentucky school district may sue electronic cigarette makers

A Kentucky school district plans to sue electronic cigarette companies.

Phone companies adopt eight principles to help fight scam calls

Officials announced Thursday that 51 attorneys general and several major phone companies are working together to stop scam calls.

West Virginia governor says Kentucky debts will be paid

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says companies linked to him won't shirk millions of dollars owed in Kentucky but he didn't say when payments would be made.

Labor Cabinet says on-site visits save companies from fines

Kentucky's Labor Cabinet says it saved companies up to $434,000 in potential fines by conducting five on-site visits last month for employers across the state.

Richmond man sentenced for mail fraud in fees scam

A central Kentucky man has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling money from several related commercial real estate companies in Lexington.

AG Beshear to sue drug companies for role in opioid epidemic

With a record number of Kentuckians dying from opioid overdoses, state leaders have set their sights on pharmaceutical companies they say knowingly contributed to the drug epidemic.

Kentucky reaches settlement in radioactive waste dumping

Kentucky officials have reached a $168,000 settlement with one of the companies accused of being involved in the dumping of radioactive waste in an Appalachian landfill.

Companies file for bankruptcy after radioactive waste fines

A business owner and his two firms that were fined millions of dollars after being accused of illegally dumping low-level nuclear waste have all filed for bankruptcy in federal court.

Tech companies look to reinvent eastern Kentucky workforce

A Louisville-based software company says it is expanding its training program for eastern Kentucky students in regions hit hard by the loss of coal jobs.

Kentucky Attorney General claims pharmaceutical companies illegally conspired to monopolize generic drugs

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Tuesday his office has amended a complaint in a lawsuit alleging pharmaceutical companies monopolized generic drug markets.

Kentucky corporate LGBT inclusion numbers released

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms, including 5 in Kentucky.

Grant to help Kentucky businesses make overseas sales

Kentucky has received a $400,000 federal grant aimed at helping businesses market their products around the world.

Lawsuit challenges Ky. ban on corporate political donations

Kentucky's ban on corporate contributions to political parties and state candidates is being challenged by a group pushing right-to-work legislation opposed by organized labor.

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