Local Features
4:53 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

The Marijuana Belt: Part 1

A member of Kentucky?s state marijuana strike force cuts down marijuana in rural Breathitt County, Ky. (AP Photo)

Murray, KY – The day after Thanksgiving 2007, Kentucky resident Luke Short and a friend decided to drive out to the middle of nowhere, relax and share a joint. They smoked about half a joint between them before heading back. That's when they hit a road block. Short thought it was the scene of a car accident.

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4:21 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

McConnell Won't Endorse Candidate

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4:16 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

Whitfield Polls Participants

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3:53 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

Metropolis Business Association Organizing

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Newscasts
1:04 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

The 104 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 104 Newscast on August 27, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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11:28 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Kennedy Tributes

Frankfort, KY – REPUBLICAN SENATOR JIM BUNNING CALLED KENNEDY " A POLITICAL ICON WHO SERVED WITH GREAT DISTINCTION." SENATE MINORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL SAYS KENNEDY WAS 'ONE OF THE GIANTS OF AMERICAN POLITICAL LIFE."
KENNEDY ACCEPTED AN INVITATION FROM MCCONNELL IN 2006 TO SPEAK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, WHERE HE BEGAN WITH A READING FROM A POEMBY JAMES MULLIGAN.

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11:21 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Legislators Host Town Halls

Washington, D. C. – Kentucky U-S Representative Ed Whitfield and Tennessee Congressman John Tanner are hosting a series of telephone town hall meetings over the next few days. Whitfield has already begun his conferences, randomly calling residents in the first district to discuss health care reform. He will conclude today with questions from residents in far western Kentucky. Congressman Tanner plans two days of phone calls. The first will be tomorrow at 2 PM, and another is scheduled for Monday evening at six.

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8:34 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Paris Board May Publish Owner Names of Dilapidated Properties

Paris, TN – The Paris Housing Board of Adjustments and Appeals is considering publishing names and addresses of property owners who ignore notices about their dilapidated properties. The board met Tuesday, where member Terry Fuller suggested the measure. The Paris Post Intelligencer reports the board is looking into the matter because many owners repeatedly fail to respond to mailed notices.

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8:32 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Jail Employee Commended by FBI

Clarksville, TN – A Montgomery County Jail employee was formally recognized yesterday for alerting the FBI to an inmate listed on the federal Terrorist Watchlist. 20-year-old booking clerk Brittany Hicks received a Letter of Commendation from the FBI, presented to her by Sheriff Norman Lewis. Hicks may have stumbled across the connection while entering inmate information into a national database. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports all information about the inmate has been classified.

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8:31 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Judge Scraps God Reference from Law

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