Rob Canning

Reporter

Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a junior at Murray State University and a news writing intern at WKMS. He majors in TV Production and splits most of his time between class and serving as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.

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Lance Dennee

A group of Paducah residents are concerned over the disrepair of what they say is an historic Lowertown building.

Author: Mario Sánchez Prada, Wikimedia Commons

The Kentucky Department of Education has released its annual Report Card on public schools for the 2015-2016 school year.

Of our region; Murray Independent, Calloway County,  and Ballard County schools rank the highest.  

kentuckyvoicesforhealth

A collective of Kentucky health care advocates is holding a series of forums to get feedback on changes to Medicaid.  

The Keep Kentucky Covered coalition stops in 8 cities statewide including Paducah.  

Paducah Police

Paducah Police say they’ve arrested an Indiana man they believe to be the thief of nearly two dozen flags stolen over the last week.  

Alorica Inc. logo, via Facebook

More than 800 new jobs are coming to downtown Owensboro in one of the city’s largest-ever economic development projects. 

MCC Parks

The Murray-Calloway Parks Department is losing its second director in less than 13 months.

official portrait, tn.gov

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says Tennessee historically has not spent enough on education, but officials are working to change that. 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Owensboro Kentucky, via Facebook

The Catholic Diocese of Owensboro has reinstated a priest who was suspended after being accused of sexually abusing a juvenile in the 1980s. 

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More than 40,000 Kentuckians have registered to vote this fall using the state’s online voter registration portal GoVoteKY.com.  

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says the number surpasses her office’s goal ahead of the October 11th registration deadline.  

Rennett Stowe / Flickr (Creative Commons License)

State transportation officials are issuing an emergency order to waive hours-of-service restrictions for truck drivers carrying petroleum.  

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas says the order is in response to a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Alabama.

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