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  1. City passes ordinance allowing cannabis dispensaries in UkiahRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Willits News

    Despite a last-ditch effort by a local doctor to delay the process, the Ukiah City Council officially adopted an ordinance last week that will allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits. “This is the final adoption and it will go into effect March 20, provided no one challenges the ordinance,” Kevin Thompsen, the city's interim Planning Director, told the City Council at its Feb. 15 meeting.

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  2. City passes ordinance allowing cannabis dispensaries in UkiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Despite a last-ditch effort by a local doctor to delay the process, the Ukiah City Council officially adopted an ordinance last week that will allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits. “This is the final adoption and it will go into effect March 20, provided no one challenges the ordinance,” Kevin Thompsen, the city's interim Planning Director, told the City Council at its Feb. 15 meeting.

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  3. Mediation for $27 million lawsuit against City of Ukiah set for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    A long-awaited mediation session has been scheduled between the City of Ukiah and the Ukiah Valley Sanitation District in regards to litigation between the two agencies. “The first session is scheduled for May 11 in Santa Rosa with Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service ,” City Attorney David Rapport told the Ukiah City Council Wednesday.

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  4. New fire chief sparks new optimism for merger of Ukiah Valley fire departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The appointment of an interim chief for the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority has many on the Ukiah City Council expressing new optimism that the Ukiah Valley's two distinct fire departments will ultimately be able to formally merge. “There is significant work we need to do that we cannot lose ground on with the merged operations, and this interim chief is very capable of being able to provide those services to the city, and has the full faith of the board as well,” said City Manager Sage Sangiacomo, who appointed Kirk Thomsen, formerly a Division Chief for both the City of Ukiah Fire Department and the UVFA, to serve as interim fire chief after the fire district board recommended him for the position.

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  5. Ukiah City Council approves zoning change for residential parcelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Ukiah City Council has approved rezoning a small vacant parcel near Home Depot, a change that previously sparked little more than a discussion regarding the city's lack of housing. “This site was identified as a potential site to accommodate future housing,” said Kevin Thompson, the city's interim planning director, explaining that changing the parcel's zoning to C1-commercial would not preclude new housing from being built there.

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  6. Monroe's water takes 2nd in national taste testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Deseret News

    ... level. After the marks were tallied, Aspen Pines Water & Sewer District from Wilson, Wyoming, won first place, and Franklin, Kentucky, took third. "We appreciate all the support from the Rural Water Association of Utah and the training they provide ...

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  7. New Sanitation District board member blames lawsuit on former Ukiah city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The newly appointed member of the Ukiah Valley Sanitation District told the Ukiah City Council that he believes a multi-million dollar lawsuit was filed between the two agencies because of a lack of communication. “The former city manager, Jane Chambers, would not take phone calls from the Sanitation District for a period of one to two years,” said John Sakowicz, addressing the City Council at its Feb. 1 meeting.

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  8. James Ricky Owens Appellant v. Commonwealth of Kentucky AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | FindLaw

    ... summarizes the facts of the underlying criminal matter. They are that: [the victim] was assaulted at her home in Franklin, Kentucky. a At trial, [the victim] testified that on the night of the assault, August 25, 2007, [Owens] knocked on her door ...

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  9. Ukiah sets sights on hosting a larger ice rink this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Ukiah City Council Wednesday gave unanimous support to the idea of hosting a holiday ice rink again, but some members said they hoped the city would be more accommodating to the Farmers Market. “I only heard one complaint , and that was in regards to having to move the Farmers Market,” said Council member Steve Scalmanini, referring to the fact that the covered pavilion at the Alex R. Thomas Jr. Plaza which usually provides protection for market vendors and customers during the winter months was occupied by rink operations for five weeks.

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  10. Simpson County woman guilty of bank robbery -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | News Democrat

    A Simpson County, Kentucky, woman pleaded guilty Monday, January 30, 2017, in United States District Court, before District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers, to a single count of bank robbery announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. According to the plea agreement, Patricia Lamar Brewer, 48, admitted to robbing the Citizens First Bank located at 1200 South Main Street, in Franklin, Kentucky, of $43,100 at approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 30, 2012.

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  11. Council to consider revision to Ukiah dispensary ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Ukiah City Council will consider revising its cannabis dispensary ordinance to remove a phrase that is inconsistent with the intended process for permit approvals and appeals. The initial draft of the ordinance authorized the zoning administrator to conduct a public hearing and make an initial decision on a permit application, and it gave the Planning Commission the authority to hear appeals and grant exemptions to a setback requirement barring dispensaries within 250 feet of “youth-oriented facilities” and other dispensaries.

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  12. Stark Truss to create 22 jobs at new facility in FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Columbia Magazine

    Stark Truss to create 22 jobs at new facility in Franklin Roof and floor truss manufacturer to invest nearly $1.66 million in Simpson County Frankfort, KY - Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Stark Truss Co. Inc., a roof and floor truss manufacturer in Auburn, will convert a former big-box retail store in Franklin with a nearly $1.66 million investment expected to create 22 full-time jobs.

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  13. City of Ukiah may have $2.75 million soon to spend on low-income housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The City of Ukiah may soon have more than $2.7 million to put toward new housing projects after the Ukiah City Council approved transferring those funds from the city's former redevelopment agency. Prior to the state dissolving all redevelopment agencies, the city's former agency borrowed several million dollars by selling bonds in 2011, and some of those funds were designated strictly for low-income housing projects.

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  14. Tennessee Insurance Dept. Wraps Up 2016 With Disciplinary Actions Against 5 AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Insurance Journal West

    ... for $44,400. The pair worked together as owners of insurance agency Senior Security, LLC, organized and operated in Franklin, Ky. The penalties stem from a TDCI investigation finding that McDole and Jackson both participated in the sale of a life ...

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  15. Lady Cougars win by 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | News Democrat

    ... Barren County on Tuesday to play the Lady Trojanettes. The Lady Cougars from Logan County High School traveled to Franklin-Simpson High School on Friday to face the Lady Cats. Despite getting 12 points from Logan Williamson, the Lady Cougars fell to ...

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  16. In Our Opinion: Nowa s the time to speak up on dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Ukiah City Council last week introduced its version of an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in the city limits. A vote to make it law will come at a future city council meeting.

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  17. Ukiah City Council approves ordinance allowing cannabis dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    The Ukiah City Council Wednesday voted to move forward with an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits. First conceived about a year ago by Council member Maureen Mulheren and Mayor Jim Brown, the ordinance was molded by input from officials and citizens provided in four public hearings, two before the Planning Commission and two before the City Council.

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  18. City of Franklin Receives $997,000 Block GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Columbia Magazine

    City of Franklin Receives $997,000 Block Grant Funding to support economic development in the City of Franklin By Sandy Dunahoo Frankfort, KY - The Department for Local Government approved funding for a $997,000 Community Development Block Grant for construction of a rail spur off of the CSX railroad's mainline to serve the Fritz Winter North America LP automotive parts plant, which is to be constructed in the Wilkey North Industrial Park in Franklin. Senator David Givens commented on the grant, "I am pleased to hear the Fritz Winter Rail Spur Development Program has received a Community Development Block Grant that will help support these new jobs and, thus, support the local economy.

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  19. City of Ukiah still mulling setbacks for cannabis dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    With the key issue of distance from other facilities still undecided, the Ukiah City Council will hold its third public hearing tonight on whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits. After its last discussion Nov. 19, the council had yet to vote on how close to a “youth-oriented facility” a dispensary could be located, with at least two members saying they did not want to vote before seeing a detailed map showing the possible locations that are only 250-feet away versus 500-feet away.

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  20. Five Tennessee Insurance Agents Face Over $77K in Fines, License RevocationRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... for $44,400. The pair worked together as owners of insurance agency Senior Security, LLC, organized and operated in Franklin, Kentucky. The penalties stem from a Department investigation finding that Mr. McDole and Mr. Jackson both participated in ...

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