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3:50 am
Thu April 2, 2009

EDC Head Steps Down

Hopkinsville, KY – The Executive Director of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Economic Development Council has stepped down to pursue other professional opportunities. Kim Schippers submitted her letter of resignation during Monday's board meeting. Lee Conrad will serve as acting director until a search is completed. Conrad, who was formerly the associate director of the EDC, says he's considering applying for the permanent position. The search committee met for the first time Tuesday.

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Datebook
11:17 pm
Wed April 1, 2009

A datebook of regional events for April 2, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for April 2, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
9:36 am
Wed April 1, 2009

Paducah Budget Discussions

Paducah, KY – Paducah city officials are outlining possible cuts to their 2009-2010 budget. City manager Jim Zumwalt says they should anticipate cutting 2.5 - 3.5 million dollars over last year's totals. The first area officials would consider reducing resources is community add-ons, followed by quality of life services. Zumwalt says because 71-percent of the city's budget is personnel, workforce cuts should be expected. Paducah faces a 1.1 million dollar budget shortfall the fiscal year that ends June 30.

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Afternoon Stock Report
5:39 am
Wed April 1, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on April 1, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on April 1, 2009. From WKMS.

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1:47 am
Wed April 1, 2009

Commissioner Search

Louisville, KY – Kentucky could have a new education commissioner by August first. Former commissioner Jon Draud resigned in February, citing health concerns. He'd been commissioner since November 2007. The state board of education has hired the Florida firm Greenwood/Asher and Associate to conduct the search. Board spokesperson Lisa Gross says finding the right person is crucial at this time.

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Datebook
11:51 pm
Tue March 31, 2009

A datebook of regional events for April 1, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for April 1, 2009. From WKMS.

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2:39 am
Tue March 31, 2009

Bunning Fundraising

Bowling Green, KY – "Lousy" is how U-S Senator Jim Bunning sums up first-quarter fundraising for his 2010 re-election. But the second-term republican says his campaign schedule is starting to fill up with fundraisers in Kentucky and elsewhere. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional Headlines
1:57 am
Tue March 31, 2009

Fire Department to Pay for Fuel

Regional Headlines
1:53 am
Tue March 31, 2009

Dunlap's Trial moved to Livingston Co.

Regional Headlines
12:33 am
Tue March 31, 2009

Mayfield man charged with attempted murder

Cuba, KY – Kentucky State Police have charged a Mayfield man with attempted murder following a domestic dispute in south Graves County. Officers responded to a domestic violence complaint from a Cuba Road resident and discovered 61-year-old Larry Banks had attempted to shoot and assault at least one person at the residence. Banks is also charged with wanton endangerment, terroristic threatening and 4th degree assault.

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