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11:11 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Courthouse Arsonist Pleads Not Guilty

Bardwell, KY – The man charged with setting fire to the Carlisle County Courthouse appeared in court yesterday. Twenty-year-old Jeremy Ellis pleaded not guilty to charges of arson, burglary and two counts of tampering with evidence at his pre-trial conference. Carlisle Circuit Judge Tim Langford set a trial date for the end of October. Ellis remains in the Fulton County Jail in Hickman.

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Local Features
11:08 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Refugees establish new lives in Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – Saturday, the United Nations celebrates World Refugee Day. Here in Kentucky, 100 to 200 refugees establish new lives for themselves every year. Kentucky Public Radio's Julie Schindall followed two newly arrived refugees for four weeks, to understand how they make the transition to the United States.

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Local Features
10:59 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Promising research for HIV prevention in Owensboro

Owensboro, KY – For more than two decades, researchers have been looking for better ways to prevent the spread of HIV. Now, some of the most promising research in the world is being done in Owensboro, where a University of Louisville professor recently made a major breakthrough that could one day have global implications in the fights against HIV. Kentucky Public Radio's Kevin Willis reports.

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Local Features
10:50 am
Fri June 19, 2009

When Zombies Attack

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Datebook
10:42 am
Fri June 19, 2009

A datebook of regional events for June 19, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for June 19, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
10:39 am
Fri June 19, 2009

The 806 Newscast on June 19, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on June 19, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
10:34 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Advice Columns and Dance Numbers: "Dear Edwina Junior" comes to Krider

Paris, TN – Apparently, all it takes to give good advice is a garage, a few dance numbers and an unwavering confidence in your own wisdom. At least, that's all it takes for Edwina, the ambitious main character in the show, "Dear Edwina, Junior." The Krider Performing Arts Center will produce the show on June 12 and 13 as a part of their theatre program for 9 to 12 year-olds. Casey Northcutt interviews director Jeanie Montford and her 17 year-old son Alan, an actor and choreographer.

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Newscasts
5:09 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

The 504 Newscast on June 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on June 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:31 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on June 18, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on June 18, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
4:16 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

TN Legislature Approves Budget

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen is now considering an almost 30 billion dollar state spending plan. The House and Senate passed the budget after days of extensive, and sometimes heated, negotiations between party leaders. The plan, for the budget year beginning July 1, includes over 2 billion dollars in federal stimulus money. But it still reflects a 10 percent reduction in state government spending. The proposal also includes borrowing through bonds for bridge and college building construction projects.

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