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11:09 am
Mon October 12, 2009

The 806 Newscast on October 12, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on October 12, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
11:08 am
Mon October 12, 2009

The 504 Newscast on October 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on October 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
11:05 am
Mon October 12, 2009

A datebook of regional events for October 12, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for October 12, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:48 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Ira Flatow @ MSU Tonight

Murray, KY – NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday host Ira Flatow is this year's Gary Boggess Distinguished Lecture speaker for the Murray State College of Science, Engineering and Technology. He'll speak on the challenges and opportunities presenting science to the public. The program begins at 7:00 pm in the Freed Curd Auditorium of the Industry and Technology Building on campus.

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8:45 am
Mon October 12, 2009

MSU Sports Recap

Murray, KY – The Murray State Racers took a 41-7 loss to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at this Saturday's Homecoming football game. MSU returns to the field this Friday as they travel to take on Tennessee State. Kickoff is set for 6 p-m at Nashville's L-P Field. In other Racer news, MSU's Women's Soccer team bested Eastern Illinois 3 to 1 yesterday at Cutchin Field. This is their third OVC win this season.

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Regional Headlines
8:43 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Gunshot Wounds 10-Year-Old

Paducah, KY – A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized in serious condition after a shooting Saturday morning in western McCracken County. Kyler Mathis and two other children had been target shooting with a .22 caliber rifle in the backyard of Mathis' grandmother's house when the rifle apparently discharged accidentally.

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Regional Headlines
8:41 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Metropolis Eyes Saving Film House

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8:39 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Bunning Remarks on GSE's

Washington D.C. – Kentucky's junior senator says it may be laudable for the federal government to help people buy a house, but that doesn't mean it's financially sound. Republican Jim Bunning says congress helped create the country's home mortgage crisis by pushing government-sponsored enterprises like Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to make loans to people who really couldn't afford a home. Now, he says, taxpayers are shouldered with an ever-increasing national debt.

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Mon October 12, 2009

KY General Fund Receipts Continue Downward Spiral

Frankfort, KY – Revenue from income taxes has fallen nearly 10 percent since last September, adding to Kentucky's financial misery. State Budget Director Mary Lassiter says general fund receipts have fallen by a similar amount over the 12-month period.

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8:32 am
Mon October 12, 2009

KY Fatality Reminders

Frankfort, KY – Many Kentucky motorists will see a sobering safety reminder during their travels starting tomorrow. The state Office of Highway Safety will begin posting highway fatality totals on more than 50 electronic message boards along interstates and parkways across Kentucky. Spokesperson Jeff Bibb says it comes as Kentucky highway deaths are on the increase after three straight years of declines.

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