Newscasts
4:12 am
Tue January 6, 2009

The 404 Newscast on January 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on January 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

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4:09 am
Tue January 6, 2009

KBOE Special Meeting

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Board of Education holds a special meeting Wednesday to formally accept the resignation of state Education Commissioner Jon Draud. Draud announced last month that he'll step down for health reasons. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says the board will begin the search process for a new leader and may also appoint an interim commissioner.

"We do need someone here who can sort of serve as a guiding force for the agency
until a permanent replacement can be found."

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3:35 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Session Begins

Frankfort, KY – The 2009 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is underway in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh is there.
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Regional Headlines
3:20 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Rhoads Secures Minority Whip Spot

Frankfort, KY – Fellow Democrats unanimously selected Kentucky state senator Jerry Rhoads, of Madisonville, as Senate Minority Whip today. Senator Rhoads, who represents Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Ohio counties, replaces former Minority Whip, Hopkinsville Senator Joey Pendleton. Pendleton did not seek re-election. The legislature convened at noon today for a brief organizational session, which will conclude Friday. Legislators will return to Frankfort in February to continue the 30-day 2009 Legislative Session.

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Regional Headlines
1:46 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Paducah Business Owner Booked for Bad Checks

Paducah, KY – Paducah police officers have arrested a local business owner for writing more than $12,000 dollars worth of checks on a closed account. Last month, U.S. Bank reported Skin 360 Laser Spa owner Brandon Fitch had written four checks to his business from a closed account. During an interview with detectives, Fitch admitted to writing the checks despite knowing the account had previously been closed for insufficient funds. Fitch was booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

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Newscasts
12:11 am
Tue January 6, 2009

The 1204 Newscast on January 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 1204 Newscast on January 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Datebook
12:10 am
Tue January 6, 2009

A datebook of regional events for Jan. 6, 2008. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for Jan. 6, 2008. From WKMS.

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11:42 pm
Mon January 5, 2009

Speaker Selected in Session

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky House of Representatives will elect a new Speaker today, as the 2009 General Assembly gets underway in Frankfort. Former Attorney General Greg Stumbo is challenging long-time House Speaker Jody Richards, and both men are confident of victory. Senate President David Williams is anxious to see who prevails, so negotiations on Governor Beshear's budget-balancing plan can begin.

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Regional Headlines
11:40 pm
Mon January 5, 2009

Inn Renovation Progress

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Newscasts
8:16 am
Mon January 5, 2009

The 806 Newscast on January 5, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on January 5, 2009. From WKMS News.

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