Regional Headlines
3:38 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Research Center brings jobs to Paducah

Paducah, KY – A market survey firm, will bring approximately 100 jobs to Paducah next month. Thoroughbred Research Group CEO Steve Alsbury says the company plans to open a new call center in the Village Crossing commercial center by April 1st. The group conducts telephone surveys for clients including the National Football League and Duke Energy. The firm also has branches in Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville and Mayfield. Alsbury says Thoroughbred's Mayfield office is hiring, as well.

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Regional Headlines
3:37 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Montgomery County unemployment rate rises to 8 percent

Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County now has the eighth lowest unemployment rate in Tennessee. Department of Labor and Communications Director Jeff Hentschel (HEN-shul) says it rose from 7.5 percent in January to 8.1 percent last month. This is nearly three points higher than the 5.5 percent unemployment rate recorded in February 2008. However, it still ranks lower than the 9.1 percent rate statewide. Last month, 5,320 people were out of work in the Clarksville area alone.

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Newscasts
2:51 am
Fri March 27, 2009

The 104 Newscast on March 27, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on March 27, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Local Features
11:40 pm
Thu March 26, 2009

Paris, Tennessee actress is America's first female president, on TV

Paris, Tennessee – The television spy drama "24" attracted two-time Tony Award winning actress Cherry Jones to her first television role, playing America's first female president, Allison Taylor. Ms. Jones hails from Paris, Tennessee, where her parents Jack and Joanie Jones, and sister Susan, live. During a media blitz at the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center, Kate Lochte asked Ms. Jones about adding her presidential role on "24" to her stage and film credits.

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11:36 pm
Thu March 26, 2009

Reaching Out

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Senate President David Williams was irked at House leaders for ending the 2009 session a day early, but tempered his criticism with praise for the session's bipartisan spirit. He particularly singled out the leaders of his own chamber.

"This body, in the last several sessions, has really experienced what it means to come out with a consensus in the Senate, whether it be dealing with our issues in our pensions, or our budget, or our road plan or all these other things."

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Regional Headlines
10:59 am
Thu March 26, 2009

Loans Assist KY Horse Farmers

Regional Headlines
10:58 am
Thu March 26, 2009

KY Receives Energy Funding

Hopkinsville, KY – Kentucky is receiving more than $25.3 million in federal weatherization and energy funding, including more than $433,000 in the region. Hopkinsville and McCracken County will receive grants from the Department of Energy for projects that reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions and improve energy efficiency. These projects could include the development and implementation of advanced building codes or the development of energy-conserving transportation programs.

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Newscasts
9:44 am
Thu March 26, 2009

The 806 Newscast on March 26, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on March 26, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
5:07 am
Thu March 26, 2009

The 504 Newscast on March 26, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on March 26, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:39 am
Thu March 26, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on March 26, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on March 26, 2009. From WKMS.

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