KENTUCKY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KENTUCKY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bourbon production reaches highest point since 1970s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309215-79/bourbon-production-distillers-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309215-79/bourbon-production-distillers-kentucky.html.csp">Bourbon production reaches highest point since 1970s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put it in bartenders’ lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon, years before they are even ordered. The production poses an inherent risk, but hitting the moment right — a big supply meshing with big demand — could mean a serious payday for companies big and small. Missing the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583092152014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309215@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:24:37 MDT Bourbon production reaches high point since ‘70s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306029-79/bourbon-kentucky-production-whiskey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306029-79/bourbon-kentucky-production-whiskey.html.csp">Bourbon production reaches high point since ‘70s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put it in bartenders’ lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon years before they are even ordered. The production poses an inherent risk, but hitting the moment right — a big supply meshing with big demand — could mean a serious payday for companies big and small. Missing the t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060292014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306029@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:08:38 MDT Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303734-68/hemp-kentucky-crop-agriculture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303734-68/hemp-kentucky-crop-agriculture.html.csp">Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:01:02.355-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray, Ky. • Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause decades after it was banned by the federal government. Republican U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul advocate for it, as does state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, a Repub...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303734@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:01:02 MDT Sargent: Obamacare fades as a major campaign issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267612-82/obamacare-percent-uninsured-arkansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267612-82/obamacare-percent-uninsured-arkansas.html.csp">Sargent: Obamacare fades as a major campaign issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Greg Sargent</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:36:45.63-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gallup finds that three of the largest drops in the rate of the uninsured just happened to take place in states with the hardest-fought Senate races: “Arkansas and Kentucky lead all other states in the sharpest reductions in their uninsured rate among adult residents since the health-care law’s requirement to have insurance took effect at the beginning of the year. Delaware, Washington and Colorado round out the top five. All 10 states that report the largest declines in uninsured rates expanded...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267612@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:36:45 MDT Kentucky town opens filling station to the public http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201223-68/gas-somerset-station-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201223-68/gas-somerset-station-prices.html.csp">Kentucky town opens filling station to the public</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:22:01.817-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Somerset, Ky. • Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. The Somerset Fuel Center opened to the public selling regular unleaded gas for $3.36 a gallon, a bit lower than some nearby competitors. In the first three hours, about 75 customers fueled up at the no-frills stations, where there are no snacks, no repairs an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201223@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:22:01 MDT Judge strikes down Kentucky’s gay marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139541-68/marriage-couples-sex-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139541-68/marriage-couples-sex-kentucky.html.csp">Judge strikes down Kentucky’s gay marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT BARROUQUERE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T19:36:16.716-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn in Louisville concluded that the state’s prohibition on same-sex couples being wed violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution by treating gay couples differently than straight couples. The ruling was the la...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395412014-07-01T19:36:16.716-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T19:36:16.716-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139541@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:36:16 MDT