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8:50 am
Thu July 9, 2009

Murray Man Indicted on Meth Charges in Paris

Paris, TN – A Murray man has been arrested after a Henry County Tennessee grand jury indicted him on meth-related charges Monday. Five charges against fifty-year-old Jay Lee Burton include possession with intent to deliver, promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Burton was originally arrested in Henry County in 2006. A fugitive warrant for his arrest recently brought him back to Tennessee.

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8:30 am
Thu July 9, 2009

Paul to Decide KY Senate Candidacy by August

Bowling Green, KY – Bowling Green physician Rand Paul says he may enter the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate even if incumbent Jim Bunning doesn't withdraw. Paul, the son of former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, says he'll decide by August 20th whether he'll jump in. So far, Paul has formed an exploratory committee and has raised $100,000. Bunning has maintained he's staying in the race for what would be his third term in the Senate. Paul says he's unconvinced and is afraid of Bunning dropping out at the last minute.

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Regional Headlines
8:23 am
Thu July 9, 2009

KY 'Cybercrimes' Unit Turns 1-Year-Old

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky attorney general's "cybercrimes" unit has marked its first anniversary.
Spokeswoman Shelley Johnson says investigators from the unit have seized more than 34,000 pornographic images and videos since last July. Attorney General Jack Conway says investigators and prosecutors in Kentucky have cracked down on "cyberpredators," having launched 50 investigations that so far have resulted in nine arrests.

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Regional Headlines
8:19 am
Thu July 9, 2009

Galbraith Intends to Run Again for Governor

Lexington, KY – Lexington attorney Gatewood Galbraith has filed a letter of intent with the state saying he intends to run for Kentucky governor in 2011. A perennial gubernatorial candidate, Galbraith filed the letter with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance earlier this week. He is the first potential gubernatorial candidate to do so. He lists his party affiliation as an independent. The race would be Galbraith's fifth for governor.

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Regional Headlines
8:11 am
Thu July 9, 2009

KY Sets Commissioner Selection Deadline

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's educators interviewed four finalists for the empty education commissioner post yesterday. Chairman Joe Brothers says the board may decide on who gets the position at a special meeting on July 17th. The new commissioner will replace Jon Draud, who resigned in February for health reasons.

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Regional Headlines
8:10 am
Thu July 9, 2009

KSP: 1 Dies in Crash Near Dexter

Dexter, KY – A two-vehicle crash near Dexter claimed one life yesterday. Kentucky State Police say Darla Davidson was not wearing her seatbelt when she collided with a pick-up truck on KY-1824. Police say they don't know why Davidson crossed lanes into oncoming traffic, leaving the roadway a short time before re-entering and colliding head-on with a truck driven by James Higgins. Higgins and his passenger were injured, while Davidson was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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Newscasts
4:02 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

The 404 Newscast on July 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on July 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:01 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on July 8, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on July 8, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
4:01 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Conway Sets Fundraising Record

Local Features
3:47 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Interview with Diane Rehm

Murray, KY – The first addition to our new - comprehensive weekday news and information schedule starting next Monday morning at 9 is The Diane Rehm Show, an established forum for balanced public affairs discussion. Diane Rehm celebrates her 73rd birthday, her 30th year as host, and another important anniversary this year. She's written two books as well, and we learn about them next, with Kate Lochte.

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