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12:23 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Hopkins Co. EMA Director Steps Down

Madisonville, KY – The Hopkins County Emergency Management Agency is seeking a new director. Judge-Executive Donnie Carroll says Broc Oglesby stepped down last week, citing health concerns and a desire to focus on his family. Oglesby had worked for the county for 19 years. Carroll says the county will begin advertising for the post next week. He says he hopes to fill the position by July. EMA deputy director Frank Wright has taken on the post in the interim.

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Datebook
10:17 am
Thu April 30, 2009

A datebook of regional events for April 30, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for April 30, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
10:12 am
Thu April 30, 2009

The 806 Newscast on April 30, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on April 30, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
5:09 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

The 504 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:40 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on April 29, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on April 29, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:10 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

The 404 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Regional Headlines
3:52 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

Swine Flu Regional Update

Murray, KY – The head of the Illinois Department of Public Health says the state has logged nine probable cases of swine flu, all in northern Illinois. Dr. Damon Arnold says the people diagnosed range in age from 6 to 57. Arnold says all the cases have been mild and no one has been hospitalized. So far, nobody in Kentucky or Tennessee has been diagnosed with the disease, but health departments urge people to practice good hygiene to limit the spread of germs.

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Newscasts
3:31 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

The 104 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on April 29, 2009. From WKMS News.

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3:00 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

Advocacy Groups Take Up the Testing Slack

Lexington, KY – Three education advocacy groups have partnered to track school progress. The interim assessment replaces the now defunct Commonwealth Accountability Testing System or CATS. The group includes the Council for Better Education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and the Kentucky Association of School Councils. The group will put out a yearly progress index that compiles test data. Kentucky School Council Association Director Ronda Harmon says the report is a service for the schools, not an evaluation.

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2:46 pm
Wed April 29, 2009

Kentucky World War One Vet Dies

Louisville, KY – A Kentucky native who was one of the nation's last remaining World War One veterans died yesterday at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, four days shy of his 108th birthday. Kentucky Public Radio's Kevin Willis reports.

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