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4:51 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Local Winery to Build Store in Murray

Paris Winery and Spirits, which currently operates in Tennessee is looking to open a sales and tasting business in Murray.

The city's zoning board has approved the wineries application to occupy the old Domino’s Pizza building on 12th Street. 

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Culture
3:47 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Paris Native Brings Dramatic Thriller Film to Region

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We speak with Paris native Summer Crockett Moore who is now managing partner and producer for Choice Films & Choice Theatricals which is bringing its award-winning feature film JUNCTION to Paris, Murray, Paducah and Martin later this month. JUNCTION is a dramatic thriller about drug addicts breaking into a house to steal items for methamphetamine. However, upon breaking in, they discover something that will change their lives forever.

See more at choicefilms.com.

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Culture
6:42 am
Mon November 4, 2013

IL Clergy Send Letter Urging Marriage Equality

A coalition of clergy members and faith leaders has sent a letter to Illinois House members encouraging them to support gay marriage.

The letter has more than 300 signatures. It says allowing same-sex couples to marry is "morally just."

The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill, which passed in the Illinois Senate on Valentine's Day.

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Culture
6:23 am
Mon November 4, 2013

KY Arts Council Prepares For Holidays

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With the holidays approaching, the Kentucky Arts Council is launching its annual online campaign to promote Kentucky retailers and homemade crafts.

The Give a Gift from Kentucky campaign provides information about special events, promotions and discounts from artists and retailers.

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Crime
3:42 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Marshall County Police Investigate Threat Against Dogs

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has failed to find any direct evidence of a threat of violence against stray animals following a viral social media post Wednesday night.

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Health Care
3:24 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Delayed for MSU Employees

Murray State University employees will have to wait a little longer in order to sign up for open enrollment for their health plans.

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Culture
6:14 am
Wed October 30, 2013

TN Historical Commission Taking Grant Applications

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The Tennessee Historical Commission will start taking grant applications for historic preservation projects for next year starting tomorrow.

Officials say the amount of funds available for grants in Tennessee is expected to be about $200,000.

The selection progress will emphasize projects such as architectural and archaeological surveys, design guidelines for historic districts and the rehabilitation of historic buildings.

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Culture
10:42 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray

West Kentucky Highland Games bring Scottish Heritage alive in Murray this weekend with games, arts, and sports. Its Master of Ceremonies Robert Valentine brings the details to Sounds Good.

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Culture
7:11 am
Fri October 25, 2013

TN Providing Alternative Transportation Support

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation has created a fund to support the transportation needs of public transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists.

According to the department, projects eligible under the new Multimodal Access Fund cannot exceed $1 million in total cost and require a 5% local match.

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Culture
7:07 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Drug Round-Up Set For Saturday

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Kentucky authorities are urging people to participate in a prescription drug roundup aimed at curbing addiction to pills commonly found in family medicine cabinets.

Attorney General Jack Conway says more than 70 collection sites have been designated across the state on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

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