Datebook
10:19 am
Tue November 3, 2009

A datebook of regional events for November 3, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for November 3, 2009 from WKMS.

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Afternoon Stock Report
9:45 am
Tue November 3, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on November 3, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – The Afternoon Stock Report on November 3, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
9:40 am
Tue November 3, 2009

The 806 Newscast on November 3, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on November 3, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
9:39 am
Tue November 3, 2009

The 504 Newscast on November 2, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on November 2, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
9:00 am
Tue November 3, 2009

CPE: Too Much Recall in Classrooms

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says too much instruction in the classroom is recall based.' He says in today's society that information can be found on the internet. Holliday says it's important to go back and emphasis the original intent of Kentucky Education Reforms which include more problem solving techniques

"Kids have to be able to use the stuff a year later they can't memorize and forget, we've given kids permission to forget is what we've done."

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Regional Headlines
8:58 am
Tue November 3, 2009

Controlled Burns of Debris Begin in Western KY

Paducah, KY – Kentucky officials have hired contractors to burn ice storm debris in the 12 western-most counties. State Department of Highways District 1 Chief Engineer Jim LeFevre says officials would rather the trees and limbs be used as fuel, but there's too much of it and it contains too much dirt and other materials to be recycled.

LeFevre says the state has to remove it from land which owners leased as space to pile the debris as it was cleared from roads. Controlled burns of debris have begun in McCracken and Lyon counties.

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Regional Headlines
8:55 am
Tue November 3, 2009

32,000 Children Added to Health Insurance Program

Frankfort, KY – Governor Steve Beshear says his administration has been enrolling more than 2,600 children per month into the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, or KCHIP, for low-income families.

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Regional Headlines
8:53 am
Tue November 3, 2009

Race between Harvesters and River

Union City, TN – With the Mississippi River expected to crest four feet above flood stage Thursday, many western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee farmers are trying to harvest soybeans before their fields flood. WYVY-FM in Union City, Tennessee, reports dozens of farmers worked together over the weekend, combining beans in an area known as the Upper Bottom, north of Hickman. Many are selling their beans at lower prices than usual because they have too much moisture in them.

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Newscasts
4:08 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

The 404 Newscast on November 2, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on November 2, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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3:55 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

Arts Advocates Call for Funding

Frankfort, KY – Arts advocates want to see Kentucky's Department of Education include arts education in its application for federal funds. More than $4 billion is being offered to states for school reform under the Race for the Top fund. The group Arts Kentucky recently sent out a request that stakeholders in education, from parents to education leaders, take an education department survey. The group wants to generate support for funds to cover the costs of assessing school arts programs. David Cupps is with Arts Kentucky.

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