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3:12 am
Fri February 6, 2009

The 104 Newscast on February 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on February 6, 2009. From WKMS News.

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3:08 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Tower Standards

Murray, KY – Kentucky Emergency Management Director General John Heltzel says some transmission line towers that collapsed during the ice storms weren't up to current structural standards. Heltzel says older towers were built before Kentucky officials used data to develop integrity codes. However, officials say it's only assumption at this point to blame structural problems as the cause of much of the tower damage.

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Regional Headlines
2:42 am
Fri February 6, 2009

National Guard continues work in region

Local Features
12:22 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Chris Palmer and Take 6

Local Features
12:18 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Lincoln's 200th Birthday

Murray, KY – The Kentucky Humanities Council has booked its Abraham Lincoln for 25 programs during this 28 day month that marks Lincoln's 200th birthday. He'll be in Paducah on February 26. Kate Lochte has more.

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Local Features
12:16 am
Fri February 6, 2009

"Milk" at Maiden Alley Cinema

Murray, KY – Director Gus Van Zant doesn't shy away from controversy. His new, Oscar-nominated film "Milk" isn't exceptional in that regard, but it is unusual in that it's his first biographical film. And its stars, Sean Penn and Josh Brolin, provide powerful performances as San Francisco's first openly gay city supervisor and the political opponent whose fall leads him to murder. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas about the film, on offer this week at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.

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Local Features
12:13 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Crittenden Press operates in the dark

Murray, KY – Much of Crittenden County is still without power, and officials are not optimistic about completing restoration efforts until the beginning of March. As we begin our series of interviews with newspaper publishers and editors throughout our region. Chad Lampe speaks with the publisher of the weekly, "The Crittenden Press" Chris Evans about Ice Storm recovery efforts in his county, and how the paper managed to publish during the storm.

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Local Features
12:12 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Kentucky's Medicaid costs skyrocketing

Murray, KY – Kentucky's Medicaid costs are skyrocketing. With unemployment numbers growing daily, thousands of Kentuckians are joining the Medicaid rolls each month. The government health care program had already projected a budget shortfall. But that gap has become much larger than estimated. KPR's Stephanie Sanders reports.

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Local Features
12:05 am
Fri February 6, 2009

State of the Commonwealth

Murray, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear last night delivered his second annual State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Watching from the House gallery was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local Features
12:04 am
Fri February 6, 2009

EOC Region 2 Interview

Murray, KY – Officials at the Region 2 Emergency Operation Center are working to coordinate ice storm recovery efforts for Christian, Hopkins, Todd, Muhlenberg, Trigg, Lyon, Livingston, and Caldwell counties. Angela Hatton speaks with Region 2 Manager Don Franklin about the recovery district's efforts now and plans for the near future.

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