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Mountain Workshops, via Facebook

An annual workshop documenting the lives of Paducah residents opens this Saturday. The 41st Mountain Workshop features documentaries, photography and other graphics from 70 photojournalists from around the country. 

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Hundreds of chanting protesters gathered outside a Louisville-area hotel where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell heard from people defending the Affordable Care Act, including a businessman who credits it with helping him offer health insurance to his employees.

Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is announcing a video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. He was at Western Kentucky University Wednesday to promote the effort.  

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The Murray State University rifle team will compete in a national championship this March. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work on a new bridge near the border of Caldwell and Trigg Counties is set to begin this week. 

The bridge would carry Kentucky 276 / Blackhawk Road across Long Pond Branch near Wallonia. The road has remained closed after heavy rain washed away the culvert. 

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West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative is moving forward with plans to create a technology park in Mayfield.

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A bill moving through the Kentucky state legislature would restrict people to just one first-offense DUI conviction in a lifetime. 

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Kentucky's public colleges and universities would have to compete with each other for shrinking state tax dollars under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.

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A state Senate committee has advanced a bill that would give the governor of Kentucky broad powers to reorganize university boards or remove board members if he or she believes there’s cause to do so.

Paducah Police Department

Movie 'prop money' is circulating in the Paducah area.

Paducah Police warn counterfeit $20 bills that appear real but read “Motion Picture Use Only” on the front and back have been turned into the department. 

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