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DOE reveals contractor for clean-up


The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a Task Order under the Nationwide Environmental Management ID/IQ Unrestricted Contract to Fluor Federal Services, Inc. for deactivation activities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The award is anticipated to support transitioning and preparing the site for Deactivation and Decommissioning of the former uranium enrichment facilities. The task order provides detailed hiring preferences for the available labor force. The estimated award value is approximately $420 million. (USEC; Updated: 10:43 am, Wednessday)

Health rulings will not affect Kentuckians

Gov. Steve Beshear says rulings on President Barack Obama's health care law won't affect enrollees in Kentucky's state-run health exchange.  Beshear said that premium assistance that enrollees have qualified for also won't be affected. Beshear said the confusion highlighted by the rulings just reiterates that Kentucky was in the right by creating a state-based exchange rather than going with the federal exchange. (Updated: 10:41 am, Wednesday)

Kentucky Avenue to get major repairs

The state has approved funding to pay for repairs to a rough stretch of Paducah roadway. At the Paducah City Commission meeting, State Rep. Gerald Watkins awarded $3.7 million for what he says are much needed repairs to Kentucky Avenue between 12th and 16th Streets. Watkins said improvements to the pock-marked roadway will include a concrete surface and other needed upgrades. (Updated: 10:39 am, Wednesday)

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