Regional Headlines
9:31 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Christian County Census Returns Improve

Hopkinsville, KY – Christian County's 2010 Census mail participation rates are surpassing those taken a decade ago. About 69% of its households have so far returned the count forms. Most of the county's cities are posting high return rates, with many significantly improving over 2000. Lafayette saw the largest response increase, improving by about 17%. Pembroke improved by 10%. Hopkinsville tied its previous rate at 70% and Oak Grove also tied its previous rate with only 54% of returns.

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Regional Headlines
9:22 am
Fri April 16, 2010

High Speed Chase in Paducah

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Regional Headlines
9:18 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Governor Beshear Ticked Off

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is blasting state lawmakers for failing to produce a new state budget during the 60-day, 2010 session, which ended Thursday. Gov. Beshear says he and the people of Kentucky are "disgusted" with the inability of lawmakers to pass a budget. The governor says lawmakers decided to put their own egos and personal priorities above the needs of struggling Kentucky families.

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Regional Headlines
9:15 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Tapp Fired

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Regional Headlines
9:06 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Little Change to KY Jobless Rate in March

Frankfort, KY – There was little change to Kentucky's unemployment rate in March. The state Office of Employment and Training reported Thursday the March rate fell to 10.7% from February. That number was up just over half a percentage point from March 2009, and is equal to January's rate.

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Regional Headlines
9:03 am
Fri April 16, 2010

TN State Labor Force Has Biggest Increase Since 2005

Nashville, TN – Tennessee's unemployment rate for March was 10.6 percent, down one-tenth of a percent from February. Tennessee Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development James Neeley says the labor force last month increased 9 thousand 7 hundred, the most since October 2005.

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Regional Headlines
8:58 am
Fri April 16, 2010

No Budget...

Frankfort, KY – The primary purpose of regular legislative sessions in even numbered years in Kentucky is to pass a new state budget. But after meeting for 60-days, lawmakers have failed their primary duty. They left Frankfort without passing a budget. Senate President David Williams blames House Democrats.

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Commentary
8:26 am
Fri April 16, 2010

UPDATE: An open letter to President Obama on global nuclear security

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – On Thursday, April 8th President Barack Obama and Russian Federation President Dimitri Medvedev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, signaling a change in relations between the two countries. Commentator and History Professor Doctor Brian Clardy writes this open letter to President Obama about the future of nuclear weaponry and global security.

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Regional Headlines
4:24 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

Capital Projects at MCC, Paducah, Unlikely

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Local Features
4:21 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

With new air dome, Paducah readies for quilt show

The pavilion represents a 1.7 million dollar investment in the quilt show.

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