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Thu September 18, 2014
Mountain Kentucky

$24 Million in Federal Money Coming to Upgrade Mountain Parkway in the Salyersville

Credit kentuckyroads.com

Improvements to a small stretch of Kentucky's Mountain Parkway could pave the way for significant safety, health, and economic benefits.  The federal government is allocating 24 million dollars to widen just over two miles of roadway through the community of Salyersville.  U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says it's more than just about moving traffic through a rural town.

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Fri August 22, 2014
The Commonwealth

State Awaiting Word on Mine Safety Funding

Credit omsl.ky.gov

State mine safety officials are seeking federal funds to continue training and re-training Kentucky's miners.

If the request for funds is granted, over $600,000 dollars would pay for instructors and educational materials for six offices in the State Division of Mine Safety. 

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