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11:12 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Weather Service Predicts Snow

Paducah, KY – Winter weather advisories for southern Illinois and western Kentucky will continue through Tuesday. Snow accumulation of between 1 and 2 inches is expected for the area, with 4 to 6 inches possible in counties along the Ohio River. The heaviest snowfall is expected after midnight tonight. Near the Kentucky-Tennessee border, a mix of snow and rain could occur. Crews are pre-treating highways, but be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility.

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9:19 am
Mon February 8, 2010

KSP Busts Marion Eagles Club

Marion, KY – Two Marion residents have been charged with illegally selling alcohol. 61-year-old David Eskew and 69-year-old Judith McDonald were arrested after Kentucky State troopers raided the Eagles Club over the weekend. Police say they confiscated a large amount of alcohol, cash and illegal gaming devices from the establishment.

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9:13 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Metropolis Development Progress

Metropolis, IL – The city of Metropolis and development firm G Squared, LLC have entered into a deal, where they hope to build several multi-million dollar facilities along the Ohio riverfront. Metropolis is to not entertain any other developers, while G Squared works on a comprehensive plan that would build a 220-room hotel, a 55,000-square-foot convention center, and a 500-space parking garage. Mayor Billy McDaniel tells the Paducah Sun that despite the economy, he feels the plan is finally progressing again.

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9:09 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Oak Grove Votes No to Sewer Grants

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9:07 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Winter Weather Advisory

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8:34 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Regional Sports Scoreboard

Murray, KY – Women's Basketball
UT Martin beat Tennessee State 60 to 51
Lady Racers fell to Austin Peay 76 to 72

Men's Basketball
UT Martin lost to Tennessee State 74 to 68
The Racers beat the Governors 65 to 63

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8:28 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Officials: TennCare Cuts May Close Some Hospitals

Nashville, TN – Health care officials say Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen's proposed cuts to the state's expanded Medicaid program would cost state hospitals hundreds of millions of dollars and may force some of them to shut down. Bredesen has said he needs to slash $201 million from TennCare to balance an almost 28 and a half billion dollar state budget.

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8:26 am
Mon February 8, 2010

2 Arrested for Child Endangerment

Paducah, KY – Paducah Police have arrested two women after they allegedly left two children unsupervised at Chuck E. Cheese while they went shopping yesterday. 60-year-old Marilyn Thomas and 31-year-old Kimberly Cali have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Police say a three-year-old and a nine-year-old in their care were left unattended at the restaurant for about an hour and a half.

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8:22 am
Mon February 8, 2010

General Casey Meets with Departing 101st Troops

Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George Casey says the deployment of the 101st Airborne Division is critical to making progress in the war in Afghanistan in the next 12 to 18 months. About 20,000 soldiers from Fort Campbell are deploying this year and Casey took a few minutes while on post over the weekend to say goodbye to about 250 soldiers who were leaving that night.

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8:19 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Palin Talks of Paul Endorsement

Nashville, TN – Sarah Palin is defending her endorsement of Rand Paul in the Republican primary for Kentucky's U.S. Senate seat. Palin was asked on "Fox News Sunday" about criticism of her endorsement. Palin called Paul a "federalist" who "wants the states to have more say." She added that she doesn't agree with Paul on every issue, but she liked him because he stands for "limited government."

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