Rob Canning

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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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The state Election Fraud Hotline received 216 calls from 59 counties on Election Day. Attorney General Andy Beshear says most of the calls include procedural and legal questions, identification, electioneering and poll disruption.

Ballard County Schools

Organizers of the Western Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy say their first conference was a success and are now looking at opportunities which may include a hemp refinery near the future site.

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Earlier this week, Gov. Bevin declared a statewide emergency in light of a number of wildfires plaguing far southeastern Kentucky.

A statewide daytime burn ban is also in effect, but several counties in our listening area are extending local bans past dark.  

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An automotive parts manufacturer plans to construct a new facility in Henderson creating up to 90 new jobs.  

South Africa-based Hansens Aluminum plans announced plans today to build an $18.4 million 75,000 square-foot aluminum extrusion facility at the Henderson County Riverport.  

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Staffers with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission say a proposed natural gas pipeline running through Kentucky would not have a significant environmental impact, despite public concern about the project’s potential environmental problems.

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Election officials say Tennessee has set a record for early and absentee voting.  

Secretary of State Tre Hargett says almost 1.7 million people voted early in person or by mail, topping the record of almost 1.6 million during the 2008 presidential election.

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Ky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has posted a set of 'Do’s and Don’ts' for voters to remember this upcoming election day, which is Nov 8.  

“Election Day is important for the future and vitality of our Commonwealth and the nation,” said Grimes. “Voters should be prepared to help our elections run smoothly." 

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The University of Tennessee at Martin has officially removed the 'interim' tag and tabbed Anthony Stewart its head men’s basketball coach. 

Murray State University

Murray State officials have narrowed their search down to two finalists for the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

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The city of Paducah is moving forward with two park construction projects.  

At Tuesday's meeting, the Board of Commissioners approved a contract with Wilkins Construction Company to begin grading work on the North 13th Street Health Park.  

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