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A state lawmaker has proposed allowing Kentuckians to carry concealed firearms without a license. The legislation would allow people carrying concealed deadly weapons anywhere license holders are already allowed. 

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A jury has found a man guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering a west Tennessee nursing student who disappeared from her home more than six years ago. 

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Representatives from UNESCO Cities of Crafts and Folk Art are holding in Paducah their first annual meeting this weekend.

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In the wake of chaotic rallies across the country, a Kentucky lawmaker wants to keep protesters in the state from wearing masks or bringing weapons to public demonstrations.


  The Twin City Ambulance Service Board in Fulton County recently met to establish future operations when Tennova Healthcare ends it’s EMS contract in December.

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Kentucky's attorney general has hired four law firms to investigate and potentially sue the makers, distributors and retailers of opioids. Governor Matt Bevin's administration says the contract is premature. 

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University of Louisville police are investigating a series of flyers on campus promoting a white nationalist group. 

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   NPR Tiny Desk Concert veteran and self-described "intuitive folk" multi-instrumentalist, Diane Cluck, speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good ahead of her intimate house show in Paducah next week. 

The weekend is around the corner! Time to relax, turn on your radio or maybe put on a good record.... What?! You don't have a record player?

This weekend is a great time to give to WKMS.

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Kentucky officials say unemployment rates rose in 85 of the state's 120 counties between August 2016 and August 2017.