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Local Features
10:18 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Ken Winters on Student Assessment Bill

Murray, KY – Republican Kentucky Senator Ken Winters, of Murray, and Senate President David Williams, Republican-Burkesville are sponsoring the bill which would end the current system of student assessment by 2012. The bill proposes the removal of open-response questions from the state's end-of-year student assessments in favor of a national norm-referenced test augmented by additional multiple-choice tests to cover the state's core content. Kate Lochte has more about it with Senator Winters.

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Local Features
10:14 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Top Officials Call for KERA Review

Frankfort, KY – More than any other issue, the Kentucky Education Reform Act, also known as KERA, has dominated discussions at the state capitol for years. For two decades, KERA's been the target of criticism, but now, the Governor and top legislators say it's time for a thorough review. As KPR's Stu Johnson reports, their current focus is on student testing.

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Local Features
4:30 am
Fri February 13, 2009

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Newscasts
3:59 am
Fri February 13, 2009

The 104 Newscast on February 13, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on February 13, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Datebook
3:57 am
Fri February 13, 2009

A datebook of regional events for Feb. 13, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – 3A datebook of regional events for Feb. 11, 2009. From WKMS.

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Afternoon Stock Report
3:55 am
Fri February 13, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on February 13, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on February 13, 2009. From WKMS.

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Local Features
2:57 am
Fri February 13, 2009

FEMA Representative Offers Updates, Advice

Murray, KY – Emergency Response Crews are still working throughout the region to supplement road and highway crews clearing debris, repairing downed power lines and assisting with distribution of FEMA supplies. Carrie Pond speaks with FEMA representative Vince Clark to clear up any misconceptions about assistance, and offers some safety tips as well.

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Local Features
2:56 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Eagles Soar to Top at National Cheerleading Tourney

Mayfield, KY – After placing second in nationals last year, the Graves County Eagles cheerleading squad was determined to reclaim first place this year. Carrie Pond talks with the team about its climb to the top in the face of broken bones, grueling practices and, of course, an ice storm.

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Regional Headlines
2:55 am
Fri February 13, 2009

SIU Warns Campus of Possible Layoffs

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Regional Headlines
2:41 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Whitfield asks FEMA to fund storm cleanup

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