Datebook
9:12 am
Fri August 28, 2009

A datebook of regional events for August 27, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for August 27, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Wreckage of Army Copter Removed from Colorado Mountain

Leadville, CO – The last pieces of a Fort Campbell army helicopter have been removed from a Colorado mountain after a crash that killed four soldiers. The cleanup was completed Wednesday and the wreckage was taken to Fort Carson. The Fort Campbell-based helicopter crashed August 19th while training near the summit of Colorado's Mount Massive. The cause hasn't been released.

U.S. Forest Service district ranger Jon Morrissey says a trail-building crew spent time at the scene with two mortally injured soldiers.

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8:32 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Clarksville Police Searching for Ft. Campbell Soldier

Oak Grove, KY – Clarksville Police, this morning, are searching for a Fort Campbell soldier wanted for stabbing a man in the chest. The incident occurred earlier this morning on the Kentucky side of Oak Grove near the state line. The suspect is 27-year-old Donald Ray Green, Jr., a Fort Campbell soldier last seen driving a Silver Dodge Ram with Tennessee plates (901QVD). The stabbing victim has not yet been identified. He died at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital shortly after being transported by an EMS team.

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8:28 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Jobless Rate Rises across KY

Frankfort, KY – Jobless rates are continuing to rise in all 120 Kentucky counties. The Office of Employment and Training released a report yesterday showing that the nation's economic woes cost Kentucky more jobs in July.

Magoffin County had the highest unemployment rate in the state in July at 19.6 percent. Jackson, Powell, Bath, Trigg and Metcalfe counties all had unemployment rates of 16 percent or more.

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8:26 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Mid-Continent University to Build in Paducah

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8:25 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Mid-Continent University to Build in Paducah

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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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