Local Features
11:04 pm
Thu December 11, 2008

Central City Resident Recalls Red Cross's Aid in Tornado Aftermath

Aid workers and ordinary citizens work together in the aftermath of the tornado that tore through Muhlenberg County last February.
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Newscasts
9:45 am
Thu December 11, 2008

The 806 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
5:11 am
Thu December 11, 2008

The 504 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:45 am
Thu December 11, 2008

The Afternoon Stock Report on December 11, 2008. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on December 11, 2008. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:32 am
Thu December 11, 2008

The 404 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on December 11, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Regional Headlines
3:53 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Mayoral Recount Results

Paducah, KY – The vote recount between incumbent Paducah Mayor Bill Paxton and challenger City Commissioner Robert Coleman is complete. McCracken County Clerk Jeff Jerell says officials found results exactly the same as before, with Paxton beating Coleman by 48 votes. Jerrell says absentee ballots which had originally found invalid were reviewed and again tossed out. Commissioner Coleman was unavailable for comment.

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Regional Headlines
3:24 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Beshear Helps Break Ground

Madisonville, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was in Madisonville today to help break ground on the city's South Main Interceptor Project. The new newer system will provide sewage service to over 650 underserved households. Development funding comes from local and state resources.

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Regional Headlines
3:09 am
Thu December 11, 2008

State Reacts to Beshear's Budget Plan

Frankfort, KY – Reaction is coming in to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's budget-balancing plan. For one thing, the governor is calling for three-day furloughs for state workers. Beshear says if lawmakers would approve them, furloughs could save the state eight million dollars this fiscal year. Lee Jackson of the Kentucky Association of State Employees says furloughs beat layoffs.

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3:05 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Beshear Seeks Cigarette Tax Increase

Frankfort, KY – With the state facing a 456-million dollar revenue shortfall, Governor Beshear wants to raise the cigarette tax from 30-cents to one dollar per pack. But he says it would be April before the tax could start generating revenue.

"We wouldn't have a full year's source of revenue there. It would produce, we estimate about 81-point-five million dollars."

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Regional Headlines
3:02 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Graves Couple Charged with Animal Cruelty

Mayfield, KY – A grand jury will decide next week whether or not to indict Joanal and Amy Deberry for breeding dogs for fighting. Graves County Chief Deputy Dewayne Redmon says the two were arrested on November 5 when the police found 72 pit bulls located on their property. A veterinarian examined the animals, finding several scars on their bodies consistent with injuries from dogfighting. The Deberrys are charged with 30 counts of animal cruelty, and Redmon says each defendant could face up to 5 years in prison per charge.

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