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9:11 am
Fri March 19, 2010

TN Voters to Get Constitutional Amendment on Hunting

Regional Headlines
9:02 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Murray State Stuns Vanderbilt in NCAA Opener

San Jose, CA – "He gets it to Miles. Miles takes it to Danero Thomas. Jumper for the win. Goal! It's good, it's good! The Racers win on the jumper by Danero Thomas!"

That's the sound of Forward Danero Thomas hitting a buzzer-beating 15 foot shot that got Murray State past #4 seed Vanderbilt Thursday in an NCAA Tournament opener. It's MSU's first NCAA tournament victory in 24 years.

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Regional Headlines
8:49 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Murder Convictions Overturned

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Supreme Court has reversed three murder convictions, including one in McCracken County. A jury convicted Franklin Rennel Hannah of Paducah in 2006 of murder and sentenced him to life in prison without parole. However, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the court in McCracken County did not follow procedure when questioning and directing the jury. The two other cases were also overturned because of legal errors.

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Regional Headlines
8:42 am
Fri March 19, 2010

KY Abortion-Related Bill Remains Stalled

Regional Headlines
8:29 am
Fri March 19, 2010

TN Unemployment Steady

Nashville, TN – This is the third month in a row that the jobless rate has held steady in the state, as significant hiring once again failed to materialize.

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Local Features
5:00 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Kentucky's need to help communities promote philanthropy

Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
www.uky.edu

Frankfort, KY – The Commonwealth's being called upon to play a role in helping communities promote philanthropic efforts. Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson explains.

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Local Features
4:47 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Kentucky women lack political presence

Former Lexington Mayor Teresa Issac
www.electwomen.com

Frankfort, KY – Over the past three decades, Kentucky women have seen some positive changes, but increasing their political presence is not one of them. Kentucky Public Radio's Ron Smith talks with two politically prominent women about the status quo and their ideas for change.

"Good afternoon and welcome to women making political history in Kentucky"

Marta Miranda directs Eastern Kentucky University's Women and Gender Studies program.

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Local Features
4:32 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Maiden Alley Cinema presents "Crazy Heart"

Paducah, KY – Thirty-eight years after his first Oscar nomination for The Last Picture Show, Jeff Bridges finally took home a Best Actor award for Crazy Heart, the film playing this week at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema. It co-stars Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, is the story of a past-his-prime country singer with plenty of talent left trying out-run his demons. Todd Hatton and Larry Thomas look at Crazy Heart.

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Newscasts
4:09 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

The 404 Newscast on March 18, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on March 18, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
3:55 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Budget bill could cut county jail revenue

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