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Fossil Feud: W.Va.’s Attorney General Defends Coal In National Spotlight

The U.S. Appeals Court in Washington will hear arguments Tuesday in the case West Virginia versus the EPA, challenging the federal Clean Power Plan. That’s the centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s attempt to limit carbon emissions from power plants.
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Leaders of the University of Louisville and its foundation are pledging to continue working through their differences even amid more public dissent.

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McCracken County Sheriff's Department has made five arrests connected to prostitution and illegal drug activity. According to a news release, detectives located individuals who had posted online 'escort' ads on backpage.com. Acting undercover, agents found several women who agreed to meet in the Paducah area to provide sexual acts for money. 

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Restoration work on Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre is moving forward. The Paducah Art House Alliance, overseeing the theatre, approved a schematics proposal from architectural firm Westlake Reed Leskosky of Cleveland this week. 

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Unemployment has fallen over the last year in around 68 percent of Kentucky’s 120 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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The U.S. Senate has blocked a measure that would have halted the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul was one of four lawmakers who forced a vote on the issue.

WKMS and Paducah Sun will host a moderated forum featuring candidates for Paducah Mayor and City Commission. Our focus will center on guiding a changing community. We invite and encourage the public to attend this free, community event.

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Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is hosting a pair of critically-revered movies over the next two weeks - the Meryl Streep-starring Florence Foster Jenkins and Don't Think Twice, written and directed by comic Mike Birbiglia and produced by This American Life's Ira Glass. John Null caught up with MAC's programming director, John Holt, to discuss the coming attractions.

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University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro is recommending Keith Carver to serve as chancellor of University of Tennessee at Martin. 

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More than 800 new jobs are coming to downtown Owensboro in one of the city’s largest-ever economic development projects. 

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Update: Governor Matt Bevin responds. Also updated with statement from Murray State University.

Kentucky's highest court says Governor Matt Bevin cannot cut the budgets of public colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.

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Meryl Streep in 'Florence Foster Jenkins', Ira Glass-Produced 'Don't Think Twice' Coming to MAC

Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is hosting a pair of critically-revered movies over the next two weeks - the Meryl Streep-starring Florence Foster Jenkins and Don't Think Twice, written and directed by comic Mike Birbiglia and produced by This American Life's Ira Glass. John Null caught up with MAC's programming director, John Holt, to discuss the coming attractions.
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Data Farming: How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Big Ag

The use of big data is revolutionizing big agriculture: detailed information guides farmers through business transactions, planting schedules, fertilizer applications and far more. This data harvest promises greater profit and greener production techniques. But as Nicole Erwin reports, some thorny questions are cropping up about just who owns the farming data.
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Let’s Talk Rock Music Saturday Nights at 8 with "Sound Opinions"

New to the WKMS Saturday night lineup is Sound Opinions – a show for people who love smart and engaging music, criticism and conversation.
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