Regional Headlines
1:07 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Residents Open Home to Quilters

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12:16 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Broadway re-opens after gas leak

Paducah, KY – The section of Broadway Street in downtown Paducah closed after a gas leak has now re-opened. There will be one-lane traffic between 4th and 5th streets until around 2 o'clock so Atmos repair crews can fix the broken gas line. Officials say the leak likely started after a forklift working at Turner Publishing hit the gas line. People who were evacuated earlier are now being allowed to return to their businesses or residences.

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11:56 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Deaf Surcharge

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has announced it will expand surcharges for the deaf and hard of hearing to wireless phones. Kentucky Public Radio's Kristin Espeland reports.

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Regional Headlines
11:44 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Gas Leak Closes Sections of Broadway

11:37 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Lone Oak Parent Files Suit

Paducah, KY – A Lone Oak parent is filing a lawsuit against the McCracken County Board of Education in hopes of halting the consolidation of the county's three high schools. Ed Riley, represented by Marshall County Attorney Robert Prince, filed the lawsuit January 26th. Riley says he's concerned about tax increases and decreases in the quality of education for his children.

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11:24 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

DTV Original Transition Deadline

Murray, Ky – Today marks the original deadline for the nationwide switch to digital television. Despite a 4 month extension to ready viewers for the change, a number of T-V stations will cease analog broadcasting midnight tonight. Fox affiliate KBSI-TV in Cape Girardeau is among those ending analog transmission. Promotions Manager Chuck Moffitt says station officials are confident that their decision won't leave many viewers in the dark.

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Regional Headlines
10:59 am
Mon February 16, 2009

SIU Tuition

Carbondale, IL – Southern Illinois University in Carbondale now will offer in-state tuition rates for college-bound high school students in two more regional states. Arkansas and Tennessee will join Missouri, Kentucky and Indiana as states in which new students will be offered in-state tuition to attend the Carbondale school. The move is part of Southern Illinois University's effort to boost enrollment. The university signed off on the pact involving Missouri, Kentucky and Indiana late last year.

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Regional Headlines
10:58 am
Mon February 16, 2009

PSC Says Power Outages Down

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's Public Service Commission officials say there are fewer than 7,000 customers without power since ice and wind storms pounded the state. P-S-C spokesman Andrew Melnykovych says about 36-hundred of that number lost power last week when 62 mile per hour gusts struck last week. Melnykovych says about 25-hundred customers remain without power from the January 27 ice storm, down from more than 700,000 power outages at the peak of the storm.

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Regional Headlines
10:57 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Magistrate Replacement Chosen

Local Features
10:52 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Andrew McKnight interview

Murray KY – Singer/songwriter Andrew McKnight performs Sunday February 22nd at Murray State's Farrell Recital Hall. McKnight spoke recently with Mark Welch about why he left a career as an environmental engineer to pursue music full-time

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