City of Paducah

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Paducah city crews are installing the floodgates that protect the city from the rising Ohio River.

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The City of Paducah now has protections in place for people with complaints of discrimination based on  gender identity and sexual orientation. Commissioners voted Tuesday night to adopt what LGBTQ advocates call a ‘fairness ordinance.’

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Paducah residents can now sign up for voluntary curbside recycling. The first collection is scheduled to begin January 22. 

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The Paducah Board of Commissioners are developing a work plan centered around a new list of city priorities for the next two years.

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The City of Paducah is moving forward with a curbside recycling program. Commissioners voted Tuesday night to move forward with developing plans to implement the service with a target date beginning January 2018. 

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A discussion over the fate of the statue of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman dominated a Paducah City Commission meeting Tuesday night. A diverse audience of black and white individuals made up a well-attended meeting. Some weighed in on the issue of Confederate symbols during the public comment period and others wanted to hear what city officials had to say.

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Around a dozen members of veterans groups, mostly Vietnam veterans, in west Kentucky gathered on the plaza opposite of Paducah City Hall on Friday to protest the city's ban on certain flags in the Veterans Day parade and called for a boycott. They also burned a version of the Confederate flag they called a "hate flag."

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The City of Paducah is asking residents to send storm water data as remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey come through the area this week. 

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The City of Paducah canceled a meeting next week to hear an appeal involving Confederate flags in the Veterans Day Parade because it was scheduled for August 8, the same day as a local Emancipation celebration.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Erin Lowery, the series producer of KET’s Kentucky Collectibles, coming to Paducah on June 23 and 24 for its antiques appraisal fair.