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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Crime
12:23 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Paducah Officer Injured In Auto Collision in Lowertown District

Credit Paducah Police Department

A police officer was injured during a vehicle collision early this morning in Lowertown Paducah. 

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Education
3:19 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Hopkinsville Community College Names Finalists In Presidential Search

Hopkinsville Community College has narrowed the list of names of potential candidates for a new college president. 

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Education
2:34 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Army Shutters UT Martin ROTC and 12 Other Programs; Aims To Change Demographics

Credit U.S. Army Media

The Army is ending 13 officer training programs nationwide, including the ROTC program at the University of Tennessee at Martin. 

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Business
9:23 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Japanese Consul-General Kato Touts Regional Partnerships And Tied Economies

 

You can listen to General-Consul Kato's 40-minute lecture:
 

Japanese Consul-General Motohiko Kato says his government plans to reinvigorate the economy while improving relations with neighboring countries.

Kato led a lecture and discussion on Murray State’s campus yesterday.

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Government
3:09 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Two Hopkins County Attorneys Announce Candidacy For District Judge

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Two Hopkins County attorneys have announced their bid for the seat of a district court judge who's set to retire in 2015.

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Government
12:31 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

McCracken County Emergency Management Director Resigns

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McCracken County Emergency Management Director Paul Carter has resigned from his post three months after a road-side argument allegedly turned physical. 

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Weather
11:18 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Predicted Severe Weather Prompts Changes to Trick Or Treating Activities

Credit National Weather Service / NOAA

Possible severe weather predicted for Halloween is prompting some changes for area trick-or-treating activities. The National Weather Service is warning storm systems moving upwards of 5o to 60 mph throughout the region this evening. A tornado watch is in effect until 1:00 a.m. 

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Government
3:13 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Fmr. Rep. Arnold's Lawyer Files Response To Sexual Harrassment Lawsuit

Credit Jonathan Meador/Kentucky Public Radio

A lawyer representing former state representative John Arnold of Sturgis said claims he sexually harassed Legislative Research Commission Staffers should be barred by the statute of limitations and the suit against him should be dismissed.  

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Politics
11:54 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Senator Mitch McConnell To Make Murray Visit

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Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell visits Murray Thursday to speak with employees at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. The Senate Minority Leader has held over 50 hospital town hall meetings to discuss the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare,’s impact on Kentucky and Kentucky businesses. 

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Government
11:48 am
Wed October 23, 2013

PADD and Christian County Petition State For Illegal Dump Cleanup Compensation

The Christian County Fiscal Court is working with the  Pennyrile Area Development District to get a state grant to repay the county for costs associated with closing three illegal dump sites this summer. 

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