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3:10 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

KY Education Commissioner Search

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's search for a new education commissioner is intensifying. After meeting privately for almost three hours, the state school board has narrowed the list of candidates from more than 80 to around 12. Board Chairman Joe Brothers says the interview process can now begin.

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Regional Headlines
3:01 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation of Kevil Business Park

Kevil, KY – A suspicious package is the reason nearly three hundred employees evacuated the West Kentucky Technology Park in Kevil. WPSD-TV reports a shoe box size package wrapped in plain, brown paper arrived around ten a-m this morning with a Rochester, New York return address. Ballard County Sheriff's Office is on the scene with support from the Paducah Police's Bomb Squad, where they have reportedly marked off a 300-foot-radius around the building.

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Regional Headlines
1:40 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

Grow Trigg Growing

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Regional Headlines
12:13 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

Stimulus Money Helps USEC Hires

Paducah, KY – The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant will use forty million dollars in stimulus money for new hires. Contractors plan to hire more than fifty people in the coming months to expedite cleanup efforts at some building sites. The Paducah Sun reports the jobs will probably last through September 2011. Paducah's share is about one percent of six billion dollars allotted for nuclear cleanup.

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Regional Headlines
12:12 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

Snake Causes Outtage

Murray, KY – Power is back to portions of Murray after an animal incident this morning. Murray Electric officials say a snake crawled inside a power substation. Workers restored power within half an hour.

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Local Features
11:59 am
Wed June 10, 2009

FLW Tournament Brings Tourism to Murray

Anglers Sam Newby (right) and Alvin Shaw (left) pose for pictures.

Murray, KY – Lisa Satterwhite is Sales and Market Specialist for the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce. She and several other officials from around the community helped bring the bi-annual fishing tournament to Murray. Satterwhite says it was a relatively easy transition since FLW was already local.

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11:49 am
Wed June 10, 2009

TV Goes Digital Friday

Murray, KY – The television digital age starts this Friday. The official switch to D-T-V means Kentuckians who rely on free, over-the-air TV on older television sets need to have a digital converter box to continue their viewing habits. Reclaim the Media spokesman Jonathan Lawson says TV stations have been doing a good job explaining that the change is near. However, Lawson says the people who most depend on their old TVs are the ones least likely to know about the switch, or have the money to afford the cost of converter boxes.

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Datebook
10:33 am
Wed June 10, 2009

A datebook of regional events for June 10, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for June 10, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
10:13 am
Wed June 10, 2009

The 806 Newscast on June 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on June 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:25 pm
Tue June 9, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on June 9, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on June 9, 2009. From WKMS.

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