Regional Headlines
3:23 am
Fri April 17, 2009

KY 80 Work to Begin mid-May

Murray, KY – Work to complete the four-laning of KY 80 between Murray and Mayfield is expected to resume in mid-May. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Keith Todd says contractors have already mobilized equipment to the remaining section between Brinn Road and KY 1836 in Coldwater. He says contractors are readying the area so work can begin when the weather permits.

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Newscasts
3:21 am
Fri April 17, 2009

The 104 Newscast on April 17, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on April 17, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Regional Headlines
2:45 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Tennesseans Need Disaster Plans

Nashville, TN – Experts say Tennesseans need disaster plans because they live in the state with the most tornado-related deaths during the past decade. National Weather Service meteorologist Bobby Boyd says a pre-designated storm shelter, weather radio and an emergency medical kit are necessary.

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Local Features
12:30 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Mayfield-Graves Co. Chamber President

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Mayfield, KY – In a struggling American economy, Western Kentucky communities are seeking new and creative ways to promote business and keep money flowing in. Jacque Day goes one-on-one with Johanna Fox Turner, the new president of the Mayfield-Graves County Chamber of Commerce, about her ideas for boosting the local economy.

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Local Features
12:24 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Land Before the Lakes

Murray, KY – Memories flood back to 52 year old David Nickell as he drives through the narrow roads of Land Between the Lakes. He knows the land, the trees and the streams of the northern section better than most people know their own subdivisions. Before campers and tourists populated this refuge, he lived here on a farm which had been in his family for six generations.

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Local Features
12:01 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Quilt Show Preview

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Paducah, KY – With the 25th American Quilters Society Quilt Show & Contest just around the corner, the city of Paducah closes the book on a pretty tense year of ups, downs and uncertainties. Jacque Day talks with Paducah's Renaissance Alliance executive director Steven Doolittle about the new face of the Julian Carroll Convention Center, and what folks can expect when they come into town.

The show opens Wednesday, Apr. 22 and runs through Saturday.

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Regional Headlines
11:40 pm
Thu April 16, 2009

Jury Selection wraps up for soldier's trial

Murray, KY – Jury selection is scheduled to wrap up today for the trial of a former Fort Campbell soldier. Former Private first class Steven D. Green has pleaded not guilty to charges of raping and murdering a teenage girl in addition to killing her family. U.S. District Judge Thomas Russell will select the 18 jurors who will hear the Paducah case today. Green is being tried in civilian court because he was discharged from the 101st Airborne Division before being charged. He could face the death penalty. Opening arguments are set to begin April 27.

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Regional Headlines
11:24 pm
Thu April 16, 2009

Beshear Allocates $2 Million to DPA

Regional Headlines
11:09 pm
Thu April 16, 2009

Lourdes Layoffs

Paducah, KY – Lourdes Hospital in Paducah has announced 39 layoffs. Officials announced the job cuts in response to the economic downturn. The hospital says the majority of layoffs were not in the clinical personnel area, and says patient services will not be affected. Paducah's other major hospital, Western Baptist, has not announced any job cuts at this time.

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Local Features
11:03 pm
Thu April 16, 2009

"Che" at Maiden Alley Cinema

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