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11:54 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Hearing Scheduled for Union Lawsuit

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Regional Headlines
11:44 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Group Working for Pardon

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Newscasts
10:01 am
Tue September 1, 2009

The 806 Newscast on September 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on September 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
10:00 am
Tue September 1, 2009

The 504 Newscast on August 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on August 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
9:59 am
Tue September 1, 2009

A datebook of regional events for September 1, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for September 1, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:42 am
Tue September 1, 2009

IL Sales Taxes on Candy, Soft Drinks Up Today

Springfield, IL – Beginning today, Illinois consumers will be paying more for toiletries, candy, soft drinks and liquor. That's because lawmakers have increased the state's sales tax to raise cash to pay for a statewide construction program.

Most candy had carried a 1 percent sales tax, but it now will be taxed at 6 and a quarter percent. It'll be the same for shampoos and toothpaste that until now were taxed at the lower rate if shop keepers deemed they had a medicinal effect.

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Regional Headlines
8:40 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Ft. Campbell Soldier's Court Date Scheduled

Clarksville, TN – The Fort Campbell soldier charged in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old will be in court next week. 27-year-old Donald Ray Green, Jr. allegedly stabbed Byron Nixon in a Fort Campbell Boulevard parking lot late Thursday night. Green turned himself in on Friday, where he remains in jail on a million dollar bond. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports his hearing is set for September 9.

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8:39 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Hogsed Prevails

Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky attorney general's office says the Pennyrile District Health Department subverted the intent of the state's Open Records Act.

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Reporter Sarah Hogsed, of the Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville, wanted copies of all restaurant inspection reports for 2008 and 2009.

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Attempted Euthanizing Wife's Court Appearance Delayed

Paducah, KY – A pre-trial conference for the woman accused of disconnecting her husband from a life-support system last May has been delayed. McCracken Circuit Court officials await a mental evaluation of Debbie Debaun before the court process continues. She allegedly unplugged a tube connecting her husband to a life support machine at Western Baptist Hospital. A nurse reattached it. Debaun remains in jail, charged with attempted murder.

Her pre-trial conference has been rescheduled for October 28.

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Regional Headlines
8:32 am
Tue September 1, 2009

McCracken Co. to Hire Emergency Mgmt Director

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