Metropolis, IL – The Metropolis, IL City Council voted last night to reject the only proposal submitted to purchase the former Laidlaw industrial site. Metropolis Mayor Billy McDaniel says an error in the public listing failed to include a detailed site description, which is legally required. The council opted to reject the Friends of Fort Massac's proposal to purchase the site for use as a tourism attraction so committee members could revise the resolution for proposals.
Frankfort, KY – In light of the state's budget crisis, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Dan Mongiardo will take voluntary ten-percent pay cuts next year. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.