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Government
9:22 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Paris Tennessee Approves Budget

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Henry County, Tennessee commissioners have approved their 2012-2013 budget. The Paris Post Intelligencer says eleven county commissioners voted last night in favor of the $170 million spending plan.  

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Environment
9:13 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Excessive Heat Warning

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We have an excessive heat warning in effect from 10 this morning until 7 Thursday night for the Four Rivers Region.  Heat indices could reach 105 degrees.  

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Government
9:11 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Construction Continues on the Eggners Ferry Bridge

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge from 8 am until about noon today.  

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Government
8:51 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Princeton Plans for Alcohol Vote

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Following Marshall County and the City of Murray, another western Kentucky community will vote on legalized alcohol sales this summer.  On August 7th, Princeton residents will decide whether or not to allow alcohol.  

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Morning Cram
10:13 am
Tue July 17, 2012

morning cram [before we had air-conditioning edition]

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From NPR: With about 55 percent of the continental U.S. suffering from "moderate to extreme drought" conditions the nation is withering under conditions that haven't been this bad since 1956.

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Front Page Episodes
12:25 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Battered Child Syndrome 50 Years Later

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Much progress has been made in the past fifty years to identify and prevent child abuse. Last week the Journal of the American Medical Association updated its 1962 original publication which introduced the Battered Child Syndrome. This ground breaking study broadened the term “child abuse” to include “child maltreatment,” encouraged the development of child protective services agencies, and changed the way physicians cared for children with injuries.

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Morning Cram
8:52 am
Mon July 16, 2012

the morning cram [good gut bacteria edition]

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From NPR: There's no magic elixir for healthy aging, but here's one more thing to add to the list: good gut health.

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Arts
12:41 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Kentucky Arts Council Awards Funding

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The Kentucky Arts Council (KAP) has awarded just over $188,000 to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in our area. 

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Business
3:28 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Energy Consumers Should be Aware of Bill Scam

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The Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative is warning its members about a telemarketing scam offering bogus payment of energy bills.

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Arts
3:11 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Art Meets Activism Grants Go To Area Artists

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Murray State's Music Department and a pair of Paducah artists will share a $6,500 Art Meets Activism Grants  from The Kentucky Foundation for Women.

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