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New poll shows Kentuckians favor allowing sports betting at race tracks, Speedway and by mobile apps

Sports betting is a political winner in Kentucky. Two-thirds of voters support allowing sports betting in the Commonwealth, according to a new survey from Republican pollster Public Opinion Strategies. By a 66%-27% margin, voters support allowing sports betting at Kentucky horse race tracks, the Kentucky Speedway, and mobile betting through online apps. Support for sports betting extends across party...

Speedway attempting to fill more than 200 state openings; interviews in northern Kentucky Wednesday

Speedway LLC, the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated convenience stores with approximately 2,770 stores in 22 states, is looking to hire more than 200 employees in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. Speedway is seeking to fill leadership positions, including shift leader trainees and co-manager trainees. A variety of full-time field positions also are available,...