Local Features
11:11 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Paducah's Downtown After Dinner series kicks off

Paducah, KY – Tomorrow evening Paducah's Downtown After Dinner series kicks off with the Paducah Symphony Pops in performance with Terry Mike Jeffrey, starting at 7:30 p.m. near the Riverfront. For tickets call the Symphony at 270-444-0065. Soloist Terry Mike Jeffrey tells Kate Lochte that this is the first time in 5 years he's performed the outdoor concert with the Symphony.

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Local Features
11:04 am
Fri May 15, 2009

"Steel Magnolias" opens in Mayfield

Mayfield, KY – With its biting wit and endearing characters, the story of Steel Magnolias has captured the hearts of people since the mid-1980s. Now, M'Lynn, Oiuser, and Shelby can all be seen in Mayfield when the Jackson Purchase Players stage Steel Magnolias this weekend. Casey Northcutt talks with Director Donna Grimm and actress Joyce MacClain about bringing the classic to life.

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Local Features
11:01 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Interview with WEKU news director

Murray, KY – Last weekend's storms ravaged portions of eastern Kentucky and has so far claimed three lives. Chad Lampe speaks with news director Charles Compton from WEKU in Richmond about the storm and its lasting effects

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Local Features
10:59 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Eastern Kentucky slammed by storms

Madison County – Last weekend portions of Eastern Kentucky were slammed by heavy rains, strong storms and an F 3 Tornado. Madison Countians were hit especially hard. They now turn their attention to assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess. Ron Smith of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Local Features
10:57 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Green trial reaches sentencing phase

Local Features
10:50 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Stroke Robot Means Lifesaving Time

Dr. Kerri Remmel operates the Stroke Robot, one of 13 in the state and the only in western Kentucky, from her office in Louisville. Her face appears in the monitor.

Paducah, KY – If you're having a stroke, a robot could save your life. Science fiction became reality this week at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, with a new robot telemedicine system that allows specialists to "beam in" from hundreds of miles away, to consult and diagnose on site, via the robot. Jacque Day has the story.

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Regional Headlines
10:40 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Winters Says Gaming Bill Not Likely

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo still believes expanded gaming could be an option to boost the state economy. In a recent conversation with Governor Steve Beshear about the possibility of a special session, Stumbo said gambling could help save the horse racing industry. But 1st District Senator Ken Winters says Stumbo's bill is a long shot.

"Actually, I don't sense any sentiment in the Senate that would be favorable to expanded gambling of any type."

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Newscasts
10:29 am
Fri May 15, 2009

The 806 Newscast on May 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on May 15, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
10:27 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Interview with Wade Northington

Murray, KY – H1N1, or swine, Flu confirmations are growing among Kentuckians of the two legged kind. But what about the four legged mammal counterparts for which this flu has been named? Carrie Pond speaks with Director of Hopkinsville's Breathitt Veterinary Center Dr. Wade Northington about the virus and potential changes at his facility.

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Local Features
4:40 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

"The Class" at Maiden Alley Cinema

Murray, KY – Francois Begaudeau is a schoolteacher turned writer who brings his story of a year in a French high school to the screen. "The Class" doesn't contain any of the tropes audiences might expect in a film like this. Instead, Begaudeau demonstrates that the day-to-day struggles in the classroom are enough, even going so far as play a fictionalized version of himself in the film. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas about "The Class," on offer this week at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema.

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