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12:02 pm
Fri February 12, 2010

Another Suspect Arrested in Amish and Mennonite Burglaries

Pembroke, KY – Kentucky State Police investigators have made another arrest in connection to a series of burglaries in the Amish and Mennonite communities in Christian and Todd counties. Police arrested a juvenile last night and charged him with robbery and burglary. This makes the fourth juvenile charged in the case. An adult, 18-year-old Levell Washington of Cerulean, also faces charges. All remain in custody. The investigation is ongoing.

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Local Features
12:01 pm
Fri February 12, 2010

A Conversation with a Murray Tea Party Member

Murray, KY – Last weekend's national Tea Party convention in Nashville saw thousands of attendees. Among them was Roger Dunn of Murray. Dunn attended educational sessions, enjoyed Sarah Palin's speech and even obliged an interview from a Swedish reporter. Rebecca Feldhaus sat down with Dunn to discuss what's next for Tea Party members.

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Local Features
11:56 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Murray Anesthetist Recounts Haiti Aid Trip

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Murray, KY – People around the world are continuing to volunteer in Haiti. Murray is no different. We first told you about two members of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital team who left within weeks after the quake. Anesthetist Ernest Ayo and Surgical Tech Cindy Ivey worked 13-hour days for nearly a week out of a small clinic in Jacmel just south of Port-au-Prince. They returned last week. Chris Taylor speaks with Ayo about his experiences there.

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Local Features
11:47 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Kentucky works towards curbing abuse in public schools

Murray, KY – A shocking new report released by The National Disability Rights Network suggests abusive use of seclusion and restraint on school children and a lack of state and federal regulation governing such practices. Kentucky has been working on revising their guidelines concerning these practices in public schools. Caleb Campbell has this story.

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Local Features
11:28 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Conversation with Ky Rep. Melvin Henley on regional budget and education issues

Ky State Rep. Melvin Henley (D)

Murray, KY – This session of the Kentucky's Legislative session is nearing its halfway point. Many of the Governor's legislative priorities are moving through both chambers, but they are meeting some stiff opposition. Chad Lampe speaks with 5th District Representative Melvin Henley of Murray about budgetary and education issues facing the legislature that will impact this region.

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Local Features
11:04 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Exonerees Face Challenges Adjusting Back to Society

Edwin Chandler reacts to exoneration ruling.
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Louisville, KY – On October 13, 2009, a Jefferson County judge exonerated Louisville man Edwin Chandler. He was arrested in 1993 and falsely accused of robbery and murder. It wasn't until after he had been released on parole that Chandler won his exoneration. Chandler is one of nine innocent people exonerated in Kentucky since 2000. But once they're out, many exonerees face challenges adjusting back to society.

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Local Features
10:50 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Paducah breaks ground to grow a community garden

The fountain at Paducah's Dolly McNutt Plaza, one of Paducah's many beautification efforts

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Local Features
10:37 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Murray Shakespeare Festival will be 'rude and boisterous'

Knight of the Burning Pestle

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Regional Headlines
9:23 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Judge Voids Farming Permits in Nature Preserve

Regional Headlines
9:17 am
Fri February 12, 2010

Clarksville-Montgomery County Rakes in Record Sale Tax

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