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8:46 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Martin Teacher Arrested on Federal Sex Charges

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8:41 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Newberry to Recommend EOC Be Built on Coleman Rd.

Paducah, KY – Where the new McCracken County Emergency Operations Center will be built could be decided by fiscal court members tonight. Judge-Executive Van Newberry is expected to present an analysis of four proposed sites. He tells the Paducah Sun he's going to recommend a property on Coleman Road, where the county's road department headquarters is located. Newberry says the site is a central location and offers the best access to I-24.

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8:37 am
Mon March 22, 2010

More Families Using Food Benefits Program

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8:32 am
Mon March 22, 2010

MSU falls to Butler in NCAA

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8:29 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Clarksville Man Fatally Stabbed

Clarksville, TN – Police in Clarksville, Tennessee say the suspect who stabbed 28-year-old Hashim Moorman of Clarksville to death during a confrontation fled the scene and has not been found. Police responded to a call about the stabbing around 6:14 a.m. Sunday morning. Authorities say Moorman was stabbed multiple times. Moorman was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he died from his injuries. Police say Moorman and the suspect knew each other.

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8:24 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Tanner and Whitfield Health Care Votes

Washington D.C. – Kentucky's Republican 1st District U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield and Tennessee's 8th District Democratic U.S. Congressman John Tanner cast their votes against the health care reform bill that passed last night.

Whitfield cited what he calls the negative impact the measure will have on Kentuckians' health care, small businesses, and the budget, while Tanner says he's unconvinced the bill adequately addresses long-term trends of rising health care costs.

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8:22 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Police Search for Escaped Inmate

Paducah, KY – Police are searching for an escaped inmate from Paducah's Keaton Corrections facility. 29-year-old Michael Crawford is described as a 5-foot-6 African-American man with black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and dark colored shorts. Correctional officers discovered him missing yesterday evening. If you have any information, please contact your local authorities

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8:19 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Nine Days Left

Frankfort, KY – Only nine days remain in the 2010 Kentucky General Assembly, and lawmakers are hustling to finish their work on time. Among the hundreds of bills still awaiting final action is legislation raising Kentucky's dropout age to 18 by 2014. The bill, which passed the House 94-6 on March 4th, still awaits action in the Senate Education Committee. Is it going to make it? Committee chair Ken Winters. "There's a variety of sentiments on the bill, but I think sentiment right now is that we do hear the bill."

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8:17 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Fire Kills 2 in Western KY

Graves County, KY – Kentucky State Police say the bodies of two men killed in a weekend house fire in western Kentucky will undergo autopsies today. Firefighters responded to the fire in northern Graves County early Sunday and discovered two bodies inside the home on Ky. 849 near Lowes. The men were identified as 29-year-old Kyle Burgess, of Fancy Farm, and 28-year-old Derek Hart of Hickory. State police have determined it is a non-criminal investigation and say no foul play is suspected in the deaths.

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4:31 pm
Fri March 19, 2010

Whitfield on Healthcare Vote

Washington, D. C. – Kentucky congressman Ed Whitfield is expressing his concerns today ahead of a likely congressional vote on a healthcare bill Sunday. Whitfield says his main problems are the reductions in Medicare and the burden the bill would add to the national debt. The Republican disagrees the bill would save 138 billion dollars over ten years, as estimated by the budget office.

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