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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The Murray State Rifle Team begins the fall season as the number 2 team in the nation. That’s according to The College Rifle Coaches Association annual preseason poll released over the weekend

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Less than a year from now, Hopkinsville will have the best seat to witness the first total eclipse seen from the continental United States in over 37 years.

The August 21st, 2017 solar eclipse will last only about 3 minutes, but is expected to draw in tens of millions in tourism revenue for local business as tourists flock in from around the world.

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a package of criminal justice legislation, saying the system "needs to be approached with more compassion."  

The Republican governor signed the five bills this morning (Monday) at an Illinois Department of Corrections adult transition center in Chicago.  

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A Hopkinsville police officer is in jail on child sex abuse charges. 

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Tennessee’s economy growth rate continues to exceed the national average as new business filings exceed pre-recession peak levels.  

That’s according to the quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report which uses data from the Division of Business Services and is published through TN Secretary of State Tre Hargett's office and University of Tennessee Knoxville's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.

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An attorney representing the former commissioner of the Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Commission says his client wasn’t given a reason for his dismissal.

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A producer of wood roof and floor trusses is expanding its operation in Mayfield with a more than $1.6 million dollar investment.  

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A Marshall County steel mill is expected to close later this year, leaving more than 100 workers out of a job.  

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Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a spike in reported cases of tick-borne illnesses this year, much of that is to do with public awareness.

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The University of Tennessee has named four finalists in its search for the next chancellor of its Martin campus, including a former Murray State administrator.  

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