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9:14 am
Wed July 22, 2009

KY Hate Crimes Down; Groups Up

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Frankfort, KY – Hate crimes in Kentucky declined in 2007, but the number of active hate groups in the commonwealth slightly increased.

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Regional Headlines
8:48 am
Wed July 22, 2009

Paducah's '10 AQS Forecast Still Hazy

Paducah, KY – Whether or not Paducah will host the American Quilter's Society 2010 Quilt Show may hinge on what co-creator Bill Schroeder learns this Friday in Frankfort. Schroeder plans to meet with state Tourism Secretary Marcheta Sparrow to learn if the organization is eligible for a grant to help pay rental costs, set to exceed $150,000.

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Regional Headlines
8:42 am
Wed July 22, 2009

Tests Await New Paducah Police Chief

Paducah, KY – Paducah's new police chief is already being put to the test. Chief James Berry's first few days on the job will include a physical, drug test, psychological exam, and polygraph test.

Human Resources Director Jonathan Perkins says Berry's tests are the same faced by any other police officer. Perkins says it's good for Berry to have a personal knowledge of what his future hires have to go through.

Berry brings more than 30 years' experience to the Paducah Police Department.

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Regional Headlines
8:40 am
Wed July 22, 2009

Credit Cards Frozen at Cities Group

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky League of Cities has suspended credit card use by the group's top officials following a newspaper investigation into its spending practices. The Lexington Herald-Leader has reported the group's top three executives accrued $300,000 in credit card expenses in three years. And last week, League of Cities officials acknowledged a credit card charge at a Las Vegas strip club.

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Newscasts
4:17 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

The 504 Newscast on July 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on July 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
4:15 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

Convention Center Has Grand Opening

Madisonville, KY – Tomorrow marks the grand opening of the Hopkins County Convention Center. Executive Director Dana Brown says the twenty-seven thousand-square-foot facility has been open since April. The event tomorrow will be the first large-scale function, kicking off this year's Hopkins County Fair. The convention center is housed on the fairgrounds. Brown is currently courting events from across the state, including boat and gun shows.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:14 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on July 21, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on July 21, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:12 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

The 404 Newscast on July 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on July 21, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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3:25 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

Summer Festival Scaled Back

Paducah, KY – The Paducah Summer Festival begins Thursday. This year event goers will notice some scaling back. Festival board chair Teresa Jeffrey says the festival has fallen victim to the down economy.

Funding has been cut, we've had to cut our budget in some areas, and in order to do that of course you have to do things on the other hand that will create interest and make people want to come down there.

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Regional Headlines
3:23 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

Judge Executive's Son Indicted

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