Rob Canning


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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A bill aimed at establishing a statewide definition of bullying in Kentucky’s public schools is headed to Gov. Matt Bevin after clearing the state General Assembly.

The measure passed the House with no debate on Monday. It cleared the Senate earlier this month.

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Communities across Kentucky and Tennessee are reeling from the news that two young natives were among those killed in the terrorist attacks in Brussels last week.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed the head of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce to a council for overseeing logistics of state prosecutors.  

Aaron Dail will serve on the Prosecutors Advisory Council representing non-attorney citizens.  

Clarksville PD

Two men are indicted on charges in the killing of a 2-year-old boy and attempted killings of three other people. 

Ky. House Passes Bill to Create One Marriage License

Mar 25, 2016
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The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would create one marriage license form for both gay and straight couples in an effort to defuse controversy over the licensing of gay marriages. 

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The Tennessee House has approved Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to give six public four-year universities their own boards.

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office says it collected nearly $1 billion revenue last year from settlements, fines and penalties.  

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The Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau has produced a video to entice tourists as well as local Paducahans to see parts of the city’s history come to life.

The video “Paducah Signature Experiences” features the River Discovery Center, Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum, Hotel Metropolitan, the Flood Wall Murals and the National Quilt Museum.

Murray State University

Murray State officials have named a new Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge today.