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2:34 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

The 806 Newscast on December 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on December 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
2:34 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

The 504 Newscast on December 14, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on December 14, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
2:33 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

A datebook of regional events for December 15, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for December 15, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
1:17 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Swine Flu Vaccine Open to Everybody in IL

Springfield, IL – The swine flu vaccination is now available to anyone in Illinois who wants it. The Illinois public health department's restrictions on who gets the vaccine officially lift today. Some places already started offering vaccinations to anyone on a first-come first-served basis.

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1:16 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Lawmakers Evaluate 2010 Budget Plan

Frankfort, KY – A well-attended budget briefing in the Kentucky House drew both Democratic and Republican representatives to Frankfort. House budget chairman Rick Rand says these are trying financial times for the commonwealth, but Kentucky's not alone.

"Nearly every single state are in much more difficult circumstances than we find ourselves in. And that is a tribute to the leaders, and certainly the gentleman who held my position before I, and the good work that they have done."

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Local Features
11:48 am
Tue December 15, 2009

Group Give Pictures, Doesn't Take Them

The volunteers at Murray's Help-Portrait event.

Murray, KY – You've heard the cliche: "a picture is worth a thousand words." Well, in Murray, Kentucky recently, a group of photographers gathered for one day to shoot portraits in hopes that their photos would give people something to talk about for years to come. Angela Hatton has the story.

(To find out more about Help-Portrait, click here .

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Regional Headlines
9:13 am
Tue December 15, 2009

TVA Rates to Drop Again from Fuel Cost Adjustment

Regional Headlines
9:10 am
Tue December 15, 2009

Henry Co. Sub Arrested for Spanking Assault

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Regional Headlines
9:06 am
Tue December 15, 2009

Hamilton Back in Jail

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Regional Headlines
8:45 am
Tue December 15, 2009

Nov. Tax Collections Fall in 4th Straight Month

Nashville, TN – Tennessee state tax collections in November fell below budgeted estimates for the fourth consecutive month of the fiscal year, but did slightly better than in October.
Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz says state revenue collections for November were $708 million, or $13.5 million less than estimated. The general fund was undercollected by just over $8 million. Though still negative, Goetz says franchise and excise taxes combined for November were up over $11.5 million above the budgeted estimate.

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