OCTOBER’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR OCTOBER 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY FORD FORTIFIES EV BET WITH FOUR NEW FACTORIES IN KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE: Ford plans to build its first new U.S. assembly plant in decades, along with three battery factories, to fortify its push into electric vehicles as the industry accelerates green-tech investments. The Dearborn, Michigan, auto Read more…

SEPTEMBER’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR SEPTEMBER 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY UK RECEIVES $23.5 MILLION CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD FROM NIH : The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has received a $23.5 million, a four-year award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health. This is the third Read more…

AUGUST’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR AUGUST 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY GEORGETOWN TOYOTA PLANT CELEBRATES PRODUCTION OF 10 MILLIONTH CAMRY: Toyota’s first wholly owned vehicle plant in North America, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) in Georgetown, recently produced its 10 millionth Camry.The white 2021 Toyota Camry SE rolled off the line to cap a milestone year for Read more…

JULY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR JULY 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY ’BRING DIVERSITY BACK.’ HOW KENTUCKY’S BLACK FARMERS ARE GETTING FINANCIAL HELP: Much of Kentucky’s agriculture was built on the backs of Black Americans, yet Black farmers in the state account for less than 600 of the more than 76,000 agriculture operations in the state — a mere Read more…

JUNE’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR JUNE 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY $250 MILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS KENTUCKY’S WATER INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS: Funded by the federal American Rescue Plan Act and administered by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA), $250 million has been appropriated for clean drinking water and wastewater grants to fund projects across Kentucky. There are Read more…

MAY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR MAY 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… KENTUCKY CONTINENTAL REFINING CO’S $20 MILLION AGRITECH INVESTMENT WILL ADD SOYBEAN-BASED PRODUCTS IN SOMERSET, KY: Continental Refining Co. (CRC) plans to invest $20 million to add a soybean crushing, biodiesel refining and blending facility at its CRC oil refinery in Somerset, Ky., it announced today. The ability Read more…

APRIL’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SNAPSHOTS

YOUR APRIL 2021 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE… TENNESSEE GOOGLE SAYS IT CONTRIBUTED $4.6 BILLION TO TENNESSEE’S ECONOMY IN 2020, HERE’S HOW IT BREAKS DOWN: Google’s U.S. economic impact totals $50 billion more than Tennessee’s entire gross domestic product, according to the tech company’s annual evaluation. Nationwide, $426 billion was generated by Google and its subsidiaries, its new Read more…