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4:02 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

Food Stamps in Christian, Todd and Trigg

Hopkiiinsville, KY –
Food Stamp usage is up this year from previous years in Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties. The Kentucky New Era reports Christian County had the largest increase of three-thousand participants bringing it to over thirteen-thousand. Todd and Trigg Counties experienced an increase of five-hundred bringing them to around two-thousand participants. Unemployment rates remain above twelve percent for all three counties.

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Regional Headlines
4:00 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

Illinois Corrections program under review

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Newscasts
3:26 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

The 404 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
3:19 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

TVA Can't Promise Coal Ash Containment

Kingston, TN – The Tennessee Valley Authority's top executive says he can't guarantees there won't be a repeat of a disastrous coal ash spill like the one in Kingston, Tennessee a year ago. Tom Kilgore says the company is eliminating all wet ash and gypsum [JIP-sum] storage and converting all of TVA's coal-fired plants to dry storage. These measures are part of a plan to keep incidents like the Kingston spill from happening again. TVA operates several coal ash storage facilities in western Kentucky.

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Datebook
3:05 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

A datebook of regional events for December 18, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for December 18, 2009 from WKMS.

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Newscasts
3:04 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

The 104 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 104 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
3:03 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

The 806 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on December 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
3:02 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

The 504 Newscast on December 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on December 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
2:26 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

Helping Hands sets example for food safety

Local Features
11:59 am
Fri December 18, 2009

'Race for the Top' in Kentucky: improving education in the region (part three)

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday

Murray, KY – We've been reporting on what new Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and other leaders see as the next "tidal wave" of Kentucky Education Reform. Holliday has opined that Kentucky's enactment of Senate Bill 1 positions the state well in Race to the Top competition for new federal stimulus dollars. In the third and final report of this series, Kate Lochte speaks with the chief sponsor of Senate Bill 1, Senator Ken Winters of Murray, about what's ahead in education.

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