Regional Headlines
11:29 am
Fri May 1, 2009

Schools Prepare for Swine Flu

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Department of Education wants state school districts to be prepared if a case of swine flu is detected in one of their schools. No Kentucky school-age children have been diagnosed with the influenza. KDE Officials urge schools to have contingency plans in case they need to shut down temporarily due to a flu outbreak. Schools and child care facilities should also encourage students to wash hands frequently or use hand-sanitizer.

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Local Features
11:25 am
Fri May 1, 2009

Kentucky's diminished unemployment fund

Murray, KY – Rising unemployment and falling revenues have severely diminished Kentucky's unemployment insurance trust fund, and a task force charged with finding ways to replenish it is hard at work in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh is keeping track of the panel's progress.

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Local Features
11:17 am
Fri May 1, 2009

Land Before the Lakes - Part 2

Murray, KY – It's a chilly Saturday morning at Woodson Cemetery in Land Between the Lakes. For most of the year, this spot is a quiet place of peace and reflection, but this morning it's alive with the sounds of chainsaws and rakes. Bundled up volunteers spread out across the lawn and clear the graves of debris left from January's ice storm.

"This is one tangible aspect of our past. So, we just decided to start cleaning. Our thing is to protect the cemeteries and protect them as best we can."

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Local Features
11:15 am
Fri May 1, 2009

MSU Student Wins Defense Fellowship

Murray, KY – Murray State physics and engineering student Eli Hooten joined others from prestigious universities such as Princeton, Cornell and Stanford when he was selected from a pool of thousands to win a coveted National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellowship. Hooten is the only MSU student in recent history to win the honor. Carrie Pond talks with the graduating senior about his research and how he plans to use it in the future.


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Local Features
11:11 am
Fri May 1, 2009

"Sunshine Cleaners" at Maiden Alley Cinema

Paducah, KY – As the saying goes, "Blood is thicker than water." And the dark comedy "Sunshine Cleaners," playing this week at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema, certainly illustrates that sentiment with its story of two sisters working out their lives and running a crime scene clean-up business. Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Steve Zahn, and Alan Arkin star. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas about this bittersweet film that shows us the odd places family ties can lead us.

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Datebook
11:00 am
Fri May 1, 2009

A datebook of regional events for May 1, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for May 1, 2009. From WKMS.

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Local Features
10:18 am
Fri May 1, 2009

Trial Update with Brett Barrouquere

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Paducah, KY – Former Fort Campbell soldier Steven Dale Green has been on trial in Paducah since Monday for the 2006 slaying of an Iraqi family. Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the case. Angela Hatton interviews Associated Press reporter Brett Barrouquere, who is covering the trial, about develops in the first week.

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Newscasts
10:02 am
Fri May 1, 2009

The 806 Newscast on May 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on May 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
5:08 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

The 504 Newscast on April 30, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on April 30, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
5:05 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on April 30, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on April 30, 2009. From WKMS.

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