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3:22 am
Tue February 17, 2009

FEMA Operations at Ft. Campbell Winding Down

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2:58 am
Tue February 17, 2009

The 104 Newscast on February 17, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on February 17, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Datebook
2:55 am
Tue February 17, 2009

A datebook of regional events for Feb. 17, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for Feb. 17, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
2:05 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Potential Cap for Kentucky Universities

Lexington, Ky – Kentucky's Council on Post Secondary Education President says he plans to talk to legislative leaders and Gov. Steve Beshear soon about a cap on tuition increases at public universities. Bob King tells the Lexington Herald Leader he plans to talk to lawmakers and Beshear before the full council votes on a tuition cap proposal during its meeting March 5 and 6. Some university presidents say in-state tuition increases next year aren't likely to reach the 7 to 10 percent hikes most schools imposed this year.

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Regional Headlines
1:07 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Residents Open Home to Quilters

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Regional Headlines
12:16 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Broadway re-opens after gas leak

Paducah, KY – The section of Broadway Street in downtown Paducah closed after a gas leak has now re-opened. There will be one-lane traffic between 4th and 5th streets until around 2 o'clock so Atmos repair crews can fix the broken gas line. Officials say the leak likely started after a forklift working at Turner Publishing hit the gas line. People who were evacuated earlier are now being allowed to return to their businesses or residences.

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11:56 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Deaf Surcharge

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has announced it will expand surcharges for the deaf and hard of hearing to wireless phones. Kentucky Public Radio's Kristin Espeland reports.

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Regional Headlines
11:44 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Gas Leak Closes Sections of Broadway

11:37 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

Lone Oak Parent Files Suit

Paducah, KY – A Lone Oak parent is filing a lawsuit against the McCracken County Board of Education in hopes of halting the consolidation of the county's three high schools. Ed Riley, represented by Marshall County Attorney Robert Prince, filed the lawsuit January 26th. Riley says he's concerned about tax increases and decreases in the quality of education for his children.

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11:24 pm
Mon February 16, 2009

DTV Original Transition Deadline

Murray, Ky – Today marks the original deadline for the nationwide switch to digital television. Despite a 4 month extension to ready viewers for the change, a number of T-V stations will cease analog broadcasting midnight tonight. Fox affiliate KBSI-TV in Cape Girardeau is among those ending analog transmission. Promotions Manager Chuck Moffitt says station officials are confident that their decision won't leave many viewers in the dark.

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