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8:28 am
Mon August 31, 2009

Poll: MSU in Paducah Good for Future

Paducah, KY – An online Paducah Sun poll finds that Murray State's supporters see its efforts to expand its services in Paducah as good for its future. Four-out-of-five of almost 1,000 people who took part the survey say the school's plans to build a new satellite campus off I-24 is a good idea. Only 1-in-10 people polled say the plans are bad or unimportant.

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8:27 am
Mon August 31, 2009

Henry Co. Interviews 5th Director of Schools Applicant

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8:24 am
Mon August 31, 2009

Atheists: References to God OK in Some Cases

Frankfort, KY – An Atheist group that won a court victory last week to have a reference to "Almighty God" stricken from Kentucky's homeland security law doesn't plan to challenge more than 30 other divine mentions in state documents. Northern Kentucky attorney Edwin Kagin says the group will mount legal challenges only in cases that it can clearly win. He says the latest Kentucky case happened to be one of those.

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8:22 am
Mon August 31, 2009

School Nursing Staffs Need Boost

Frankfort, KY – School nurses may be on the front lines in the fight against swine flu later this year, but they are in need of reinforcements in Kentucky. Kentucky schools are falling short of industry and governmental standards for nurse staffing levels.

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8:19 am
Mon August 31, 2009

Paducah Police Accused of Entrapment

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4:05 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

Trigg County Parade Dispute

Trigg County, KY – The first trial in the new Trigg County Justice Center began this morning in Cadiz. Seventy-nine year old Clarence Latham Jr. of Benton is standing trial for a Trigg County Parade dispute last year. A argument arose over the phrase "Grinder of Republican spin, bull and lies," which was printed on Latham's homemade float. He was arrested and charged with first-degree disorderly conduct. It was previously reported Latham drove his float in other parades. The trial is ongoing. If convicted Latham could face a fine and up to 90 days in jail.

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Afternoon Stock Report
3:54 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on August 28, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – The Afternoon Stock Report on August 28, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
3:52 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

Madisonville Free Wi-Fi

Madisonville, KY – The City of Madisonville is partnering with Newwave Communications to bring free wireless internet to the down town area. The future Wi-Fi zone will have a perimeter of Arch Street, CSX Railroad, Center Street and Franklin Street. Users will be allowed four hours of internet access a day after they agree to terms of service on the home page. The City of Madisonville purchased the Wi-Fi system for six-thousand dollars. Newwave will provide maintenance and the internet itself.

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3:48 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

Tanner Hosts Town Hall

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John Tanner

Nashville, TN – Tanner, a self-described Blue Dog Democrat, doubts a health care bill will be ready by the end of the year. The congressman cites the number of versions of the bill, three in the House and one in the Senate. He believes the recent health care debate is only the beginning of the process.

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3:19 pm
Fri August 28, 2009

Conway Issues Refund Checks to Scam Victims

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has issued refund checks to over one-thousand SureTouch customers. An investigation found the phone company guilty of deceptive marketing and illegal billing practices in connection with the sales of "SureTouch" long distance calling cards. The allegations came as part of a national telemarketing fraud investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. SureTouch has paid Kentuckians restitution and fees totaling more than 75-thousand dollars.

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