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3:06 pm
Fri August 14, 2009

Whitfield Visits Trigg County

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11:58 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Universities Make Energy Efficiency Priority

Lexington, KY – Kentucky universities are making energy efficiency a priority in their construction projects. Transylvania University officials say a residence hall at the Lexington school is the first in Kentucky to earn the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star rating. Physical plant director Darrell Banks says the extra cost of building the green' dorm can be recaptured in just a few years.

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Regional Headlines
11:55 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Officials Offer Mortgage Advice at Fair

Springfield, IL – The Illinois attorney general's office will provide mortgage assistance and consumer information at this year's state fair. This announcement follows a report showing foreclosures spiked in July after a law that had stalled foreclosures expired. Illinois has the eighth highest foreclosure rate in the nation. Attorney General Lisa Madigan says more than 700,000 people attend the state fair each year, making it a good venue to reach people during these tough economic times.

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Local Features
11:11 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Cali Wants You To Know That She Cares

Crayne, KY – Cali Cares is a program designed by a 10-year-old Crittenden county girl to give people hope during their times of great illness. Cali makes blankets for people suffering from cancer and other diseases to encourage them through their struggle. Caleb Campbell spoke with Cali about her passion and the reason she cares.

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Datebook
11:10 am
Fri August 14, 2009

A datebook of regional events for August 14, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for August 14, 2009 from WKMS.

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Newscasts
11:08 am
Fri August 14, 2009

The 806 Newscast on August 14, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on August 14, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
10:59 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Paducah's 48-Hour Film Project

Paducah, KY – The 48 Hour Film Project is a national program many area filmmakers will be apart of. It takes place this weekend at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah and is an opportunity for people with a passion for film to create and premiere their own work. Landee Bryant is the executive director of Maiden Alley and the events organizer. Caleb Campbell spoke with Bryant about the process and the experience.

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Local Features
10:59 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Kentucky Brings Coal Into the Green Age

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Murray, KY – U-S states and the federal government are pumping money into researching and implementing "green technology," a term that includes everything from finding alternative energy sources to making old energy sources more environmental. For Kentucky, the nation's third largest coal-producer, a major part of green technology means finding cleaner ways to use coal. Angela Hatton explores what the most popular form of "clean coal," Carbon Capture and Storage, means for the Commonwealth.

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Local Features
10:51 am
Fri August 14, 2009

The Great Generational Divide: Expectations vs. Reality

The Great Generational Divide

Murray, KY – 30-year-old Jill Mahoney is a librarian at Murray State. She says she hopes to be as healthy as she is now when she hits her 60's to 70's. Her husband John Hendren is 25-years-old. His outlook is a bit different.

Hendren -- I don't think I'm really healthy now at all because I'm poor and eat junk food all the time but hopefully by the time I'm sixty I'll be a little more educated and be able to afford better food.

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Local Features
10:45 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Some Baseball Anger-Management Suggestions

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Kevin Youkilis

Boston, MA – Commentator Bill Littlefield is still thinking about the game from which Boston hitter Kevin Youkilis was ejected for, among other trespasses, throwing his helmet at the Detroit Tigers pitcher who'd plunked him in the back.

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