Newscasts
1:16 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

The 104 Newscast on September 3, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on September 3, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
1:11 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

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

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for September 3, 2009 from WKMS.

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Newscasts
1:10 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

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

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on September 2, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
12:21 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

Trigg County man faces church ultimatum

Cadiz, Ky. – When leaders of an area church got hold of a petition supporting the legalization of alcohol sales, they started knocking on the doors of their members whose names appeared on the petition. Jacque Day has the story of a Cadiz man forced to choose between his church, and his vote.

The election to determine whether Trigg County will repeal prohibition takes place September 29. Special thanks to WKDZ for contributing audio to this report.

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Regional Headlines
12:05 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

Kentucky's First Confirmed Swine Flu Death

Regional Headlines
8:55 am
Thu September 3, 2009

KY Senate President Critical of Job Offers

Frankfort, KY – The president of the Kentucky Senate says Governor Steve Beshear is "poisoning" the state's political environment by offering lawmakers jobs outside the General Assembly. Senate President David Williams says Beshear has targeted Senate Majority Floor Leader Dan Kelly for a possible judicial appointment in his district.

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Regional Headlines
8:52 am
Thu September 3, 2009

Hynes Enters IL Governor's Race, Proposes Tax Changes

Springfield, IL – Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes formally announced his campaign for governor yesterday by saying he would try to raise state income taxes on the wealthy as a way to address the state's budget crisis. Hynes will probably face incumbent Governor Pat Quinn in next year's Democratic primary.

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Regional Headlines
8:49 am
Thu September 3, 2009

Ft. Campbell: Low Cost of Living

Fort Campbell, KY – A recent Army Times study on how soldiers spend their money, says wages made by personnel at Fort Campbell stretches further than at most other military installations. Fort Campbell has one of the lowest costs of living, about 21% below the national average. However, the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports it's not the lowest. At Fort Riley, Kansas, the cost of living is about 4% lower.

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Regional Headlines
8:46 am
Thu September 3, 2009

Beshear, Health Officials Attending Flu Summit

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is attending a flu summit today. Beshear is scheduled to speak this afternoon during the summit at the Frankfort Convention Center. The summit is intended to help private and public stake-holders prepare in case the swine flu epidemic worsens.

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Regional Headlines
8:43 am
Thu September 3, 2009

Hargrove Appointed Special Prosecutor

Benton, KY – Graves Commonwealth Attorney David Hargrove has been appointed to oversee the criminal case against a former Marshall County school employee. The case alleges the employee, who was not a teacher, had an inappropriate relationship with a student. The employee has not been identified because no charges have been filed. The employee resigned in June after a Kentucky State Police investigation began looking into the matter. The Paducah Sun reports the case is scheduled to go before a grand jury in two weeks.

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