Rob Canning


Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served 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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Federal prosecutors have charged six soldiers from Fort Campbell with conspiring to steal sensitive Army equipment including sniper telescopes and rifle accessories, machine gun parts, grenade launcher sights, flight helmets and night vision helmet mounts.

Paducah Police say a shots-fired call led to the arrest of a man on a repeat charge of trafficking in marijuana.  


A Madisonville machine shop is reopening and creating 14 jobs in the process. 

CR Machine Shop previously as a supplier for Alliance Coal company but closed once the owner retired.  But, Alliance moved to purchase the business’ assets in August, effectively reopening the shop.  

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A fire official says a plane at Louisville International Airport was evacuated this morning after a Samsung Galaxy phone began to smoke.

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Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo has appointed a bipartisan committee to investigate whether the Gov. Matt Bevin broke the law in his quest to convince lawmakers to switch parties.

The Democratic representative held a press conference this morning and told reporters that the committee will have the power to subpoena witnesses and will submit its report to the legislature before it reconvenes in January.

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Update: County Clerk Lynn Lane says Barlow's alcohol ordinance has passed 114 to 41, making it the first wet Ballard County community. 

In McCracken County, 67 voters said yes to alcohol sales while 66 voted no. 

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the number of people applying for the state’s first legal bobcat hunt was 13 times more than the number of available permits.  

Nearly 6,500 hunters applied for 500 permits.  

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The President of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce will head up a state board of commerce executives next year.  

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he's impressed with the efficiency of Operation Shielded Child as more child sexual predators were arrested last month.  

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The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.1 million to Murray State’s Science Department.