Panel rejects internet project
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gnawing squirrels came under fire in Frankfort as lawmakers blocked the state's long-delayed internet project from borrowing an additional $110 million it needs to move forward.
Officials charged with overseeing KentuckyWired, the ambitious project started under former Gov. Steve Beshear to boost Kentucky's internet infrastructure by stringing fiber-optic cable across the state, said squirrels damaged cable that was supposed to be activated in April.
"It seems Kentuc...