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3:46 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Ft. Donelson Lacks Funding

Dover, TN – The National Parks Conservation Association says four Civil War battlefields in Tennessee are among those in the greatest need of protection. A new assessment released this week by the group finds Fort Donelson needs $48,000 to document and interpret ties to African-American history and the site's association with the Underground Railroad.

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Regional Headlines
3:39 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Dropout Rates Decline, Graduation Rates Rise

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Regional Headlines
3:29 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Rates rise for Dawson Springs water

Dawson Springs, KY – City water and sewer rates might soon rise for Dawson Springs residents. The city council held a first reading Monday for proposed increases. The council must raise water rates by 25 percent and sewer rates by 10 percent to receive $2.1 million in state funds for new water distribution lines. The increases would take effect July 1.

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3:05 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Bunning, McConnell relations "strained"

Bowling Green, KY – On Sunday, U-S Senator Mitch McConnell declined a televised opportunity to endorse his republican colleague, Senator Jim Bunning, for re-election. Senator Bunning is now calling the relationship between the two lawmakers "strained."

"I said no to him. And he doesn't like people who say no to him. In fact, he's a control freak. He wants to control everything that happens."

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3:04 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

One Left

Frankfort, KY – The faculties at 15 of the 16 community and technical colleges in Kentucky have now voted no-confidence in the board of regents that oversees them. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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The faculty at Hazard Community and Technical College is the latest to join the protest, voting overwhelmingly for the no-confidence resolution.

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Newscasts
2:41 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

The 104 Newscast on May 19, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on May 19, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
11:03 am
Tue May 19, 2009

Escaped Inmate Captured in Alabama

Clarksville, TN – An escaped Montgomery County, Tennessee Jail inmate is back in police custody. 27-year old Robert Fusco broke out of his cell Friday. He was being held for charges of aggravated burglary, kidnapping and attempted murder. Police in Ardmore, Alabama stopped Fusco for speeding last night. He surrendered to authorities and confessed he was wanted for escape. Montgomery County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ted Denny says Fusco is being held in Limestone County Jail. He will be transferred back to Montgomery County.

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Datebook
10:23 am
Tue May 19, 2009

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

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

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Newscasts
10:16 am
Tue May 19, 2009

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

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

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Newscasts
5:12 pm
Mon May 18, 2009

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

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

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