Regional Headlines
2:40 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

School Closings Website

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has created a website to announce flu-related school closings. So far, in western Kentucky only schools in Christian and Todd counties have announced closings. They plan to reopen Monday. The listings are available at healthalerts.ky.gov.

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Regional Headlines
2:31 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

Kentucky's 2nd Swine Flu Death

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Regional Headlines
12:19 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

SkyWest Representative Visits Barkley Board

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Local Features
10:09 am
Fri October 2, 2009

New MSU Japanese Major

www.ers.usda.gov

Murray, KY – Japanese and Kentucky continue to strengthen relationships. Reports show Japanese corporations have over one-hundred and fifty facilities with more than thirty-five thousand jobs. This growth in the commonwealth is reflected in Murray State University's development of a Japanese Major. The study of Japanese Language and Culture is becoming more popular among students, increasing enrollment among Language and Exchange programs. Paco Long-Mendez has more.

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Local Features
10:00 am
Fri October 2, 2009

Trigg County, Looking Ahead

Grow Trigg

Cadiz, KY – The smoke has begun to clear in Trigg County. Tuesday, the county's voters decided, by a narrow margin of 36 votes, to lift prohibition and legalize the sale of alcohol. As both sides of the campaign take a much-needed breather, they're turning their sights to the future. Jacque Day speaks with pro-alcohol-sales GrowTrigg co-founders Ken and Jan Culwell for their perspective on what happens next.

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Local Features
9:41 am
Fri October 2, 2009

Moving Forward After the Trigg Wet Vote

Stan Humphries
kcjea.org

Cadiz, KY – On Tuesday, a thirty-six vote majority passed a referendum to repeal prohibition in Trigg County. Now, county government in consultation with the Alcoholic Beverage Control board (ABC), must decide how to regulate the measure. Angela Hatton talks with Trigg Judge-Executive Stan Humphries about the process of bringing alcohol in.

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Local Features
9:28 am
Fri October 2, 2009

No More Bullying?

ethicsoup.com

Murray, KY – It's been over a year and a half since the Kentucky General Assembly passed HB-91, commonly referred to as "the golden rule act." It requires all public schools to have anti-harassment, or "bullying" policies in place. Forty-four states have anti-bullying legislation. However, a recent report from the Associated Press says these policies aren't affective because adults don't enforce them. Angela Hatton investigates whether Kentucky's "golden rule act" is curtailing school bullying.

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9:06 am
Fri October 2, 2009

KET Executive Director Retiring

Kentucky Public Radio's Rick Howlett

Frankfort, KY – The executive director of Kentucky Educational Television says he'll retire at the end of the year. Kentucky Public Radio's Rick Howlett reports.

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Regional Headlines
9:03 am
Fri October 2, 2009

Ft. Campbell Soldier Arrested; Selling Military Hardware

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