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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The Tennessee Department of Transportation is halting all lane closures and construction over the Labor Day weekend.

More Kentucky families now qualify for financial aid to help pay for child care, thanks to increased funding from the state Legislature and a change in guidelines.

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Retiring US. Rep. Ed Whitfield says he will resign early from office next week, triggering a special election for Kentucky's 1st Congressional District. 

Whitfield sent a letter Monday notifying Gov. Matt Bevin of the move.


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The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice says all of its 28 residential facilities are at 100 percent compliance with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, or PREA.

Economic leaders behind the Megasite industrial park in Graves County say they are "watchfully waiting" for a major investor, and focusing attention on local economic development projects.

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Paducah traffic is restricted along a section of the I-24 downtown business loop due to a developing sinkhole between Kentucky Ave. and Broadway.  

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed measures that would have increased wages for workers who care for those with developmental disabilities and expand a child care program for low-income families.


The Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake will open to four-lane traffic this week.

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On Friday, soldiers with the US Army's 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell conducted a mine-clearing training exercise using a rocket powered device. 

The 21st Brigade Engineer Battalion along with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans” spent nearly a week preparing for use of the  trailer-mounted Mine Clearing Line Charge, known to them as a “MIC-LIC."  

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The head of the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet has named Paul Joseph Vido as director of the state Division of Enforcement at the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.