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8:28 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Jobless Rate Rises across KY

Frankfort, KY – Jobless rates are continuing to rise in all 120 Kentucky counties. The Office of Employment and Training released a report yesterday showing that the nation's economic woes cost Kentucky more jobs in July.

Magoffin County had the highest unemployment rate in the state in July at 19.6 percent. Jackson, Powell, Bath, Trigg and Metcalfe counties all had unemployment rates of 16 percent or more.

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8:26 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Mid-Continent University to Build in Paducah

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8:25 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Mid-Continent University to Build in Paducah

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Local Features
4:53 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

The Marijuana Belt: Part 1

A member of Kentucky?s state marijuana strike force cuts down marijuana in rural Breathitt County, Ky. (AP Photo)

Murray, KY – The day after Thanksgiving 2007, Kentucky resident Luke Short and a friend decided to drive out to the middle of nowhere, relax and share a joint. They smoked about half a joint between them before heading back. That's when they hit a road block. Short thought it was the scene of a car accident.

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4:21 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

McConnell Won't Endorse Candidate

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4:16 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

Whitfield Polls Participants

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3:53 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

Metropolis Business Association Organizing

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Newscasts
1:04 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

The 104 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 104 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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11:28 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Kennedy Tributes

Frankfort, KY – REPUBLICAN SENATOR JIM BUNNING CALLED KENNEDY " A POLITICAL ICON WHO SERVED WITH GREAT DISTINCTION." SENATE MINORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL SAYS KENNEDY WAS 'ONE OF THE GIANTS OF AMERICAN POLITICAL LIFE."
KENNEDY ACCEPTED AN INVITATION FROM MCCONNELL IN 2006 TO SPEAK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, WHERE HE BEGAN WITH A READING FROM A POEMBY JAMES MULLIGAN.

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Regional Headlines
11:21 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Legislators Host Town Halls

Washington, D. C. – Kentucky U-S Representative Ed Whitfield and Tennessee Congressman John Tanner are hosting a series of telephone town hall meetings over the next few days. Whitfield has already begun his conferences, randomly calling residents in the first district to discuss health care reform. He will conclude today with questions from residents in far western Kentucky. Congressman Tanner plans two days of phone calls. The first will be tomorrow at 2 PM, and another is scheduled for Monday evening at six.

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