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1:19 pm
Tue March 9, 2010

The 806 Newscast on March 9, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on March 9, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
12:14 pm
Tue March 9, 2010

Superintendents Don't have say

Frankfort, KY – School-based councils in Kentucky will still have the final say in the hiring of local principals. The House Education Committee has rejected a bill giving superintendents more say in the hiring process. Last month, the committee approved the measure, but nine days later it was sent back for more hearings. Sharon Oxendine of the Kentucky Education Association says the bill had some problems.

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11:47 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Other Earthquakes Not a Sign for Kentucky

Lexington, KY – Earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and Turkey have Kentuckians thinking about their own fault line. But Mike Lynch of the Kentucky Geological Survey says those earthquakes aren't an indicator of what might happen along the New Madrid fault line.

"What they mean to each other and what they mean to any other area where earthquakes may occur is essentially nothing."

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Regional Headlines
10:29 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Details on Illinois Budget Proposal Forthcoming

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Regional Headlines
9:34 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Clarksville's Dead Birds Weren't Poisoned

Clarksville, TN – Wildlife officials have determined what's to blame for dozens of dead birds found near Clarksville's I-24 Exit 11. Many residents became concerned about dead redwing blackbirds and grackles littering their backyards and neighborhood roads. Tennessee Wildlife Officer Dale Grandstaff tells the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle a toxicology lab report came back negative. He proposes the culprit to be low-lying fog, saying the birds likely ran into nearby power lines while there was low visibility.

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Regional Headlines
9:31 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Montgomery County Passes Dog Chain Law

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Regional Headlines
9:30 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Hopkins Fire Depts. Improving Accountability

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9:28 am
Tue March 9, 2010

WGCE-TV Wins National Title

Mayfield, KY – The Graves County High School's WGCE-TV has won the national title for "Best High School Daily Broadcast" at the Student Television Network convention in California. The team competed in the daily taped category for its 10-minute show 'GCTV.' The school previously won the award in 2008.

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Regional Headlines
9:17 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Housman Vote Makes New Paducah Middle School Unlikely

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Regional Headlines
9:13 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Rand on Target

Frankfort, KY – The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee last night approved a revised six-year road plan and new budget for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The bills now move to the House floor. Chairman Rick Rand says the transportation budget includes some bonded projects designed to put people back to work.

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