Regional Headlines
11:13 pm
Tue January 20, 2009

Kentucky Lake Housing Market Stable

Benton, KY – Despite national falling home prices, Kentucky Lake area realtors say their market is stable. Former Kentucky-Barkley Lakes Board of Realtors President Diana Stubblefield says property values continue to increase, but slowly. She says the only negative affecting her market is prices reaching a plateau in some cases. Stubblefield tells the Marshall County Tribune-Courier lake area housing costs were never over-inflated. She says now is a great time to buy for residents who have good credit.

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Regional Headlines
11:09 pm
Tue January 20, 2009

New Chamber Chairman

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Bill Jones of Paducah chairman-elect of the state's leading business organization. Jones works as the U. S. Bank Community Division Manager and previously served as the chamber's Vice-Chair of Business Education. He will also serve as interim treasurer. Jones replaces previous chair-elect Joan Coleman, who recently retired.

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Newscasts
9:51 am
Tue January 20, 2009

The 806 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
5:15 am
Tue January 20, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on January 20, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on January 20, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
5:15 am
Tue January 20, 2009

The 504 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
5:14 am
Tue January 20, 2009

The 404 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on January 20, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Local Features
4:09 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Dr. Tom Barnes, host of Gardener's Toolbox

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Murray, KY – Purchase Area Master Gardeners host Dr. Tom Barnes of the University of Kentucky Department of Forestry for their Gardener's Toolbox Series at Western Baptist Heart Center Auditorium in Paducah Friday, Jan. 23. He's also a spectacular nature photographer whose books are selling well. Hear Kate Lochte's interview with Barnes.

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Regional Headlines
3:23 am
Tue January 20, 2009

WKWIB Receives Federal Grant

Hopkinsville, KY – A western Kentucky development agency has received a 250 thousand dollar grant to enhance opportunities for the region's workforce. The West Kentucky Workforce Investment Board plans to use the grant to increase skills training and education opportunities in the eight Purchase Area counties, as well as Henry and Weakly counties in Tennessee and Illinois' Massac County. Additionally, the board hopes to use the funding to promote growth in industries such as energy, advanced manufacturing and health care.

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News Archive
3:22 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Senator McConnell Comments on Inauguration

Washington, D.C – Today Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. U.S. Senator for Kentucky Mitch McConnell was among republican leaders that accompanied former President George W. Bush during the event. Though the senator threw his support to fellow Republican John McCain, McConnell says today is a day for all Americans to celebrate.

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2:06 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Tax Amnesty

Frankfort, KY – Legislative hearings continue in Frankfort on Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's budget-balancing plan. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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