Rob Canning

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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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Government
3:44 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

KSP Arrests Calloway County Man in Relation to New Concord Arson Investigation

The Kentucky State Police has arrested a New Concord man on arson charges stemming back to a Calloway County house fire in February. 

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Government
3:38 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Beshear Appoints Heather French Henry to Head Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs

Credit The Kentuckiana Wedding Planner

Former Miss America Heather French Henry is Governor Steve Beshear’s choice to head the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs.  

Beshear announced the appointment today saying it's part of his ongoing commitment to help Kentucky veterans and their families.

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Education
11:43 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Graves School Board Finalizes Auction Details for Cuba Elementary Sale

Credit Paul Schaumburg

The Graves County Board of Education has finalized plans to auction Cuba Elementary School's facility next month.

During last night’s special meeting, the Board chose Bunch Brothers Auction and Realty Company of Wingo to conduct the sale. 

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Government
11:24 am
Thu May 29, 2014

UPDATE: Calloway County Jailer Recanvass Upholds Claud as Winner

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The Calloway County Clerk’s office has returned results of its re-canvass of the county jailer’s race, and it’s yielded the same numbers. 

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Government
1:50 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Military Officials Concerned Poor Childhood Nutrtion is Affecting Military Fitness

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A group of retired military leaders and the U.S. Agriculture Secretary are expressing concern that poor childhood nutrition is having a negative effect on military fitness. 

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Politics
10:12 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Hopksinville Mayoral Race: Pendleton and Hendricks Win Parties' Nominations

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Hopkinsville’s Democratic and Republican primaries have produced the two candidates to face off in November’s mayoral race. 

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Government
5:35 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Airgas, Inc. Announces $30M Investment and ASU Plant in Marshall County

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One of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases is bringing new jobs to Marshall County.

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Government
12:25 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Chad Chancellor to Step Down From Paducah Economic Development Leadership

Credit Paducah Economic Development

Paducah Economic Development President/CEO Chad Chancellor has announced that he'll be stepping down from his post in September to pursue new job opportunities. 

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Government
11:39 am
Fri May 16, 2014

UPDATE: Man Detained in Cairo Robbery Identified, Charged With Firearm Possession

UPDATE: Police have identified and charged the man detained in connection to last night’s deadly bank robbery in downtown Cairo.

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Infrastructure
3:54 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

KYTC Officials Plan Emergency Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Following Landslide

Credit KYTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has arranged for emergency demolition of the old U.S. 60 bridge over the Tennessee River between McCracken and Livingston counties. 

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