Regional Headlines
10:57 am
Fri April 9, 2010

SIU Raises Fees, Not Tuition

Carbondale, IL – Southern Illinois University officials will likely increase fees at their Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, while keeping tuition the same. The school's board of trustees has begun looking at more than a dozen proposals to increase fees. The proposals include adding $5 to the student-center fee and tacking on $10 to the athletic fee. The board's likely to vote on any increases next month. There's hope a decision not to raise tuition costs will help boost enrollment.

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Local Features
10:20 am
Fri April 9, 2010

The Hurt Locker at Maiden Alley Cinema

Local Features
10:07 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Mercury in Ohio River fish affecting human health

Jim \"Smitty\" Smith
www.ohioriverradio.org

Ohio River – A recent survey of recreation on the Ohio River shows fishing is a popular activity. But the latest tests show more mercury in fish than before, which can affect human health. This comes at the same time some power plants are saying they're having trouble meeting water contamination standards. Micah Schweizer reports for the Ohio River Radio Consortium.

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Regional Headlines
9:01 am
Fri April 9, 2010

House Votes to Increase Prison Time for Armed Robbery

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Regional Headlines
8:54 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Sex Criminal Wanted by IL Police

Metropolis, IL – Illinois law enforcement is seeking the public's help in finding a Metropolis man wanted for sex crimes against a child. 36-year-old Monty Englehart is described as a 6-foot-4 white male with brown hair and eyes and a tattoo on his left shoulder. He's charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and four counts of child pornography. The Paducah Sun reports Englehart should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information should notify local authorities.

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Regional Headlines
8:53 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Hazel Business Owner Sues City

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Regional Headlines
8:45 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Reidland-Farley Has No Luck Selling Boat

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Regional Headlines
8:43 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Fatal DUI Hit/Run

Guthrie, KY – A 77-year-old Guthrie man has died a victim of what police say is a DUI hit and run yesterday. Police have charged 46-year-old David Warfield with his second DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a suspended license. Warfield was allegedly under the influence when he hit a farm tractor driven by Samuel Swarey, who was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville and later died. The investigation is still underway and the Kentucky State Police expect Warfield will face additional charges.

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Regional Headlines
8:41 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Grayson Reports $2.4 million in Contributions

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's Republican Secretary of State and U-S Senate candidate Trey Grayson has released fundraising figures showing that he has banked more than $2.4 million since entering the race. Grayson sent a letter to supporters Thursday saying he had raised $733,912 between January and April. He says the contributions show that his message of "fixing Washington" with commonsense, conservative reforms is resonating with Kentuckians. The campaign reported it still has $1.1 million on hand.

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Regional Headlines
8:24 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Kentucky Judge Rules in Favor of Online Travel Sites

Bowling Green, KY – A south-central Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit against online travel companies that don't collect lodging taxes on the fees they collect for securing hotel rooms. Warren County District Judge Steve Wilson said in dismissing the case Thursday that companies such as Expedia and Travelocity were not envisioned when relevant state and local laws were passed.

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