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Erin Grant Presents: A Pizza Vending Machine [VIDEO]

Oh, let's a take a break from all of our busted brackets, and witness a vending machine in Northern Italy that constructs and bakes a pizza. You be the judge on whether or not you think it looks good or not.

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IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams for 2014, Part 1 — Phishing, Identity Theft & More

Doing your taxes is unpleasant enough already, but there are also some shifty characters out there who want to make the pain even worse.

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Will My Job Pay For My Education?

The University of Kentucky is one of 30 schools across the nation to use GradSense, a new service online that helps college students ascertain whether or not their future occupations will be enough to pay off the huge debt incurred over the course of their educations.

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How to Spring Clean Your Finances [VIDEO]

Spring is in the air! It's time to clean up the house, clean out the closets and face all those documents that have been haunting you all winter.

Watch the video below for tips on what to keep and how to organize your finances!

The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, Courtesy of Facebook
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, Courtesy of Facebook
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Haunted Kentucky Hospital to Become Four-Star Hotel

The Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky was used for over fifty years to quarantine tuberculosis patients, most of which met their brutal demise inside the hospital. It was shut down in 1961, after a successful antibiotic against TB was discovered, but reopened again in 1962 and used as a geriatric facility until sometime in 1980.

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Kentucky Legislators Consider Removing the Office of State Treasurer

Kentucky lawmakers are considering proposing an amendment to the state constitution that would remove the office of State Treasurer.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Taxes You Might Not Know About

The next six weeks are known as Tax Season, and we've come up with a few ways to lower your bill that you might not know about.

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Owensboro Among Forbes Magazine’s Top Ten Small Cities for Jobs

Forbes Magazine has published a list of the top ten American cities that are trending upward in terms of job growth. And look who made the cut!

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Need Help with Kentucky’s Healthcare Exchange? Attend this Free Health Coverage Forum

 

All the new healthcare laws and options can be very confusing. Fortunately, there are people that can help you make the right choices.

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Moon Mullins and Rashad Smith
Moon Mullins and Rashad Smith
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KWC Open House Saturday – Explore Your Possibilities!

Kentucky Wesleyan College Spring Open House is this Saturday. It's the first of two open houses each year, spring and fall. And, as you can see KWC Admissions Director Rashad Smith welcomes you with open arms

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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GRADD Offers Health Insurance & Obamacare Enrollment Assistance

The Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) is in full swing and the deadline to sign up for health insurance is quickly approaching.  In fact, people without insurance have until March 31st to sign up for coverage for face tax penalties.  To help make sense of the Affordable Care Act and educate people about the benefits of Kynect, Kentucky's Healthcare Connection, the Green River Area Development District is offering weekly workshops to help residents navigate their healthcare options (and there are a bunch) and enroll in a plan that will best work for you.  Here's the schedule of workshops for Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster Counties . . .

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Tax Code Changes in Kentucky – Is It Time?

 

In listening to Glenn Beck, heard daily on 1490 WOMI, I hear him brag and brag about living in Texas now where there is no state income tax. What he never mentions is there is a huge tax on food, something we don't have in Kentucky. While it won't touch the food tax,  Govenor Steve Beshear is presenting some Tax Code changes to the Kentucky legislature that they will review tomorrow.

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