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8:50 am
Fri October 16, 2009

Oak Grove Plans for Convention Center

Clarksville, TN – Oak Grove, Kentucky is considering building a convention center. The four-and-a-half million dollar facility would be in close proximity to Fort Campbell and just across the state line from Clarksville, Tennessee. The city's tourism commission recently secured a loan through the Kentucky League of Cities that will pay for the third phase of construction. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports the convention center will be built between U-S Highway 41-A and I-24.

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Regional Headlines
8:37 am
Fri October 16, 2009

Jury: $14.7 Million Verdict against Astrazeneca

Frankfort, KY – A Franklin County Circuit Court jury has hit drug-maker AstraZeneca with a $14.7 million verdict in a case that claimed the company inflated its prescription drug prices for Medicaid reimbursements.

Attorney General Jack Conway says in a news release he's pleased the office was able to recover money for Kentucky's Medicaid program. The state's Medicaid program calculates its drug reimbursement rates based on published average wholesale prices. Prosecutors claimed AstraZeneca inflated those published prices.

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Regional Headlines
8:32 am
Fri October 16, 2009

Paul Rakes in $1 Million for US Senate Run

Bowling Green, KY – Republican Rand Paul has raised more than $1 million for his U.S. Senate campaign, largely from Internet fundraisers that have proven especially lucrative for him. The son of former presidential candidate Ron Paul eclipsed all other major candidates in the third quarter.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:47 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on October 15, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on October 15, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:45 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

The 504 Newscast on October 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on October 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
4:45 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

The 404 Newscast on October 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on October 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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4:37 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

Humbaugh Update 1

Frankfort, KY – State health officials want to make sure Kentuckians know the symptoms of H1N1, or swine flu. State Epidemiologist Dr. Kraig Humbaugh says swine flu symptoms are very similar to seasonal flu symptoms.


"Fever, cough, sore throat, headache, body aches, chills and feeling tired. What's a little bit different about the H1N1 is we are tending to see a bit more vomiting and diarrhea associated with H1N1."

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Regional Headlines
4:32 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

Amish Trial

Graves County, KY – A case against the Amish in Graves County is currently waiting for the Kentucky Supreme Court to request case records. Buggy drivers started receiving citations to put slow moving vehicle symbols on horse drawn carts over a year ago. The drivers were found guilty at a November trial. Each defendant would be required to pay one hundred and fifty dollars in fines and court costs. American Civil Liberties Union attorney Bill Sharp filed a notice of appeal in September and continues to represent the Defendants.

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Local Features
4:18 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

Kentucky's economic woes continue

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Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's economic woes continue. The current state budget deficit could be larger than anticipated and there may be even more red ink ahead. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh assesses the state's grim financial picture.

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Local Features
3:45 pm
Thu October 15, 2009

"Big Fan" comes to Maiden Alley Cinema

Paducah, KY – Writer Robert Siegel has had a varied career thus far; he's a former editor for The Onion, and he wrote The Onion Movie as well the Academy Award-nominated film The Wrestler. The drama Big Fan is his latest film and it's also Siegel's directorial debut. It's paired him with an unlikely dramatic lead: comedian Patton Oswalt. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas about this frank look at human hope and harsh reality playing this week at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.

Big Fan

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