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11:44 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Stimulus to Pay for 2 More LBL Projects

Golden Pond, KY – Two more projects at Land Between the Lakes have been selected to receive federal stimulus funds. LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowsky says one project will involve trail reconstruction and bridge replacements. Specifically the national recreation area will be replacing small foot bridges and reconstructing trail segments in areas where needed.

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Datebook
11:42 am
Fri July 24, 2009

A datebook of regional events for July 24, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for July 24, 2009. From WKMS.

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Local Features
11:24 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Murray HS grad makes Parisian rugby team

Solomon Gayman in Paris, France.

Paris, France – When 22-year-old Solomon Gayman went to Europe, he didn't have a plan. It was this let-the-wind-carry-me intrepid spirit that landed the Murray High School graduate in one of his greatest adventures up to now: a spot on Stade Francais, a professional rugby team in Paris, France. Jacque Day talks with Gayman about his path to sports fame halfway across the world.

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Regional Headlines
11:17 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Tourist Commission Eyes Renovations

Cadiz, KY – The Trigg County Tourist Commission could get needed renovations if the board approves a contract bid. Executive Director Bill Stevens says administrators are looking at several options for construction, but funding could be too tight to begin work now. Stevens says the board has received bids from a dozen contractors ranging from 148-thousand to 209-thousand dollars. He says the board will discuss construction plans further next week.

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Regional Headlines
11:16 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Association Tightens Expense Oversight

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Local Features
10:49 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Tips for aspiring baseball's Olympus

Murray, KY – On Sunday, July 26, Jim Rice and Rickey Henderson will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, thereby increasing the value of their autographs by no little and quite some. On the occasion of the annual induction, commentator Bill Littlefield offers some tips for ballplayers who aspire to reach baseball's Olympus.

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Local Features
10:41 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Single-Payer Support in Western Kentucky

Murray, KY – News of health reform seems unavoidable. But for western Kentuckians battling illness, working at local hospitals, or trying to sell insurance to floundering families, the issue has been inescapable for some time. As Carrie Pond reports, one solution that's not really being discussed by legislators has growing support among Kentuckians.

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Local Features
10:40 am
Fri July 24, 2009

Enabling economic growth in Western Kentucky

Local Features
10:34 am
Fri July 24, 2009

MSU Invests in New Electric Vehicles

Murray, KY – Dickie Turner is the Assistant Director of Transportation at Murray State University. He and I are getting into a GEM eL low speed electric vehicle. It resembles a golf cart in some ways, in other ways a small pick up truck. There is a Murray State logo on both doors and a large bed with plenty of space for carry on. At first glance, these small vehicles may not seem powerful, but in fact, they can do many things a normal gas powered vehicle can do.

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Local Features
10:32 am
Fri July 24, 2009

What E-Verify means for Kentucky business

Frankfort, KY – When businesses hire an employee, they can use an online database to determine if the person is legally authorized to work in the US. The E-Verify database, run by the federal Department of Homeland Security, may play a major role in immigration law reform. Kentucky Public Radio's Julie Schindall reports on how E-Verify changes the way business gets done in Kentucky.

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