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5:01 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Ft. Campbell Troops Make it Back for Christmas

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5:00 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Princeton-Caldwell County IDA Buys Facility

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4:58 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Quinn Warns Blagojevich, Impeachment Coming

Illinois – Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn is warning Governor Rod Blagojevich that he's on his way to being impeached by the Illinois House, convicted in the State Senate and removed from office. Quinn says he believes that's what will happen to Blagojevich, and the governor should adjust his conduct accordingly. The lieutenant governor says Blagojevich can't give full attention to his job running the state, and that he's lost the confidence of the people of Illinois. Blagojevich has said he won't resign and will fight the charges against him.

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4:57 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Montgomery County, Eighth Lowest Unemployment Rate

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4:55 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Prosecutor Limits Blagojevich Impeachment Probe

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4:54 am
Wed December 24, 2008

Carper Pleads Not Guilty to Toys for Tots Theft

Jason Carper
Paducah Police Department
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4:51 am
Wed December 24, 2008

McCracken County Fiscal Court Wants Say

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4:34 am
Mon December 22, 2008

Paducah Man Embezzles from Toys for Tots

Paducah Police Department

Paducah, Kentucky – A Paducah man is charged with embezzling money from Toys for Tots. 33-year-old Jason Carper was arrested Monday and admitted to taking in excess of $11,000 from the US Marine Corps-run organization that provides holiday gifts to needy children. Paducah Police say Carper, a local coordinator for the charity, took the money over the last three to four months, transferring it from a Toys for Tots account into his own personal account to pay personal expenses, including a house payment.

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4:31 am
Mon December 22, 2008

KET Faces More Cuts

Kentucky – Kentucky Educational Television is taking a major hit under Governor Steve Beshear's budget-balancing plan. Education Secretary Helen Mountjoy says KET is a member of the 18-percent club, which means their budget has already been cut 18 percent this calendar year. Now they're facing another four-percent cut.

"They're probably going to have to discontinue the KET ED program, which is a whole series of programs that go directly into classrooms and are used all over the commonwealth."

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4:29 am
Mon December 22, 2008

KET Faces More Cuts

Kentucky – Education Secretary Helen Mountjoy says Kentucky Educational Television is a member of the 18-percent club. That means they've already experienced an 18-percent reduction in their budget in the current calendar year. Now, they're facing another four-percent cut. "An additional four-percent cut in KET amounts to over a half-million dollars. And it's going to mean that they're probably going to have to reduce eight more positions."

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