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11:54 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Mayfield Town Hall Health Reform

Mayfield, KY – A town hall-style informational meeting on proposed health care reform met in Mayfield last night. The event was hosted at Trace Creek Baptist Church and put on by Paducah's News-Talk radio. A panel made up of the stations' staff and Paducah physician and Kentucky Medical Association vice president Shawn Jones answered audience questions. Those questions focused on death panels', government funded abortions and affordable prescription drugs. Many audience members leaving the meeting said the same thing: health care reform won't be settled in one night.

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Local Features
11:52 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Defending students from H1N1

Image of the H1N1 virus.
acu.edu

Murray, KY – -fall is just around the corner and local schools are gearing up for a potentially hazardous flu season in lieu of the H1N1 swine flu strain. Peak flu season, still ahead, poses a potential threat to the 55 million students and 7 million staff in public grade schools across the United States. Murray Independent School District Nurse Pam Oakley expresses concern for the upcoming flu season.

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Local Features
11:37 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Kentucky Association faces hearing

Frankfort, KY – Recent investigations by the Lexington Herald-Leader have raised serious questions about the expenditure of taxpayer dollars by the top staff of the two organizations, also called KACo and K-L-C.

Using the state's Open Records Act, the newspaper uncovered extravagant spending on travel, entertainment, hotels and meals at both organizations. Among the findings? KACo credit cards were used for nearly $900 in payments to strip clubs and an escort service.

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Regional Headlines
11:24 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Tanner Hosts Town Halls

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Congressman John Tanner plans to meet with his constituents on health care reform over the phone. Tanner holds the first of two Telephone Town Hall Meetings tomorrow (Friday) at 2 PM. Residents in Tennessee's Eighth District will have a chance to engage in the health care debate and voice their opinions. The second conference call will be Monday at 6 PM.

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Local Features
11:15 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Something Good on the Internet

Goodsearch.com

Murray, KY – The Murray Calloway County Humane Society, like all non-profits raise funds in many different ways, donations, fundraisers and now... Web clicks? Executive Director Kathy Hodge has been getting almost effort free checks through the search engines Goodsearch and Goodshop.com. The sites are a growing fundraising model for national and local charities and schools. All their supports simply need to do is search the web.

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Newscasts
11:06 am
Fri August 28, 2009

The 806 Newscast on August 28, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on August 28, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
11:05 am
Fri August 28, 2009

The 504 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
11:04 am
Fri August 28, 2009

The 404 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
11:01 am
Fri August 28, 2009

The 806 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
10:59 am
Fri August 28, 2009

A datebook of regional events for August 28, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for August 28, 2009 from WKMS.

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