Regional Headlines
7:56 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Bison Auction

Golden Pond, KY – The Forest Service has planned two American bison auctions at the Land Between the Lakes. The auctions are scheduled for Jan. 30 and are aimed at thinning the herds of bison at the national recreation area. The Forest Service says about 35 bison will be available for auction. Details on the age, sex, and weight of all animals to be sold
may be obtained after Tuesday by calling Land Between the Lakes at (270) 924-2065.

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Regional Headlines
7:52 am
Mon January 25, 2010

NWS Long Range Winter Warning

Murray, KY – The National Weather Service's latest hazardous weather outlook reports long range forecast models are hinting at a significant winter storm system or at least the possibility of one Thursday or Thursday night. It is too early to tell if this system will evolve into one of significance. However, the weather service says the possibility remains worthy of mention.

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Regional Headlines
7:48 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Ice Storm Reimbursements

Washington D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has paid $201 million in reimbursements to public agencies around Kentucky in the wake of last year's ice storm. The storm, caused 36 deaths, knocked out water and electric service to nearly a million homes and covered Kentucky in more than 19 million cubic yards of debris
from broken trees and tree limbs. The reimbursements went to the state, district, county and local government agencies, as well as some nonprofit organizations for their ice storm-related costs.

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Regional Headlines
7:42 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Benton Man Seeking Whitfield's Spot

Benton, KY – A Benton Kentucky man may be the lone Democrat looking to unseat Republican 1st District Congressman Ed Whitfield. Charles Kendall Hatchett filed his paperwork to seek the office Friday. Congressman Whitfield is seeking his 9th term in the U.S. House. Hatchett is Whitfield's lone challenger, so far. The filing deadline to seek office in Kentucky is tomorrow.

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Regional Headlines
6:45 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Turbine Plant Construction in Livingston County

Smithland, KY – Livingston County Officials say construction is expected to begin in spring or summer on an Ohio River hydroelectric power turbine. The power turbine is set to be built at the Smithland Locks and Dam. The Paducah Sun reports the project has all its necessary permits for construction to begin. Livingston County Judge-Executive Chris Lasher says up to 400 jobs will be available during the four-year construction phase.

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Regional Headlines
4:43 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Conway on Campaign Finance rule

Murray, KY – U.S. Senate Candidate, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is speaking out against a recent Supreme Court decision changing campaign finance laws. In 5 to 4 decision yesterday the high court gave corporations and unions unregulated power to spend money in candidate elections.

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Local Features
4:35 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Paducah Native Heads for Haiti

Paducah, KY – Twenty four year old Paducah native Paul Mazzone is just one of many people across the world traveling to Haiti to help with disaster relief. He is affiliated with Medical Missioners out of Virginia. Paul will be heading to a clinic with a co-worker. Caleb Campbell spoke with Mazzone as he was in route to the airport to leave for Haiti.

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Newscasts
4:07 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

The 404 Newscast on January 22, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on January 22, 2010. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
3:51 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

The Afternoon Stock Report on January 22, 2010. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – The Afternoon Stock Report on January 22, 2010. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
2:59 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Dunlap case undelayed

Trigg County, KY – 56th district Circuit Judge C.A. Woodall will hear Kevin Dunlap's case after all. According to the Kentucky New Era, Woodall declined to recuse himself from the trial. Woodall also ruled Dunlap competent to stand trial. Dunlap is accused of raping and stabbing Kristy Frensley and killing her three children, before burning their home in Trigg County in 2008. A ruling on DNA results is forthcoming, and may delay the February 9th trial.

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