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Morning Cram
8:09 am
Tue October 9, 2012

The Morning Cram [Elizabeth Bennett's ADD edition]

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From NPR: A researcher delves into literary neuroscience with Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice.

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Politics
2:14 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence State House Races

A Democratic super PAC that was active in last year’'s governor’'s race is taking part in legislative races this fall.  The Kentucky Family Values super PAC was started to help Governor Steve Beshear win re-election. The group has now re-formed under new leadership to influence state House races.

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Politics
11:57 am
Tue August 14, 2012

KY House Candidate Imes: a Constitutional Republican

Imes (yellow) greets supporters during the opening of Calloway County Republican Party's headquarters in Murray.

5th District Candidate for Kentucky's House of Representatives Kenny Imes spoke last night at the opening of the Calloway County Republican Party headquarters. Imes previously served 4 terms as a state representative from 1972 to 79- during which time he switched parties to join the GOP. He says that the switch was due to a change in the parties’ platforms, and that he has always held a strong constitutional stance when it comes to establishing his platform.

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Afternoon Update
4:34 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/1/12

Being underground helps block out some of the other particles streaming through space, such as cosmic rays.

Today on NPR: A mile-deep mine in South Dakota was closed a decade ago. Now, it's been cleaned up and revamped as an underground science laboratory.

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Politics
4:32 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

West TN Candidates in Primary Election

Tennessee's primary election is Thursday. Voters in west Tennessee head to the polls to narrow the field in many state and local races. In the 8th District Congressional Race, incumbent Republican Stephen Fincher's primary opponent is Annette Justice of Memphis. Democrats Wes Bradley of Cottage Grove, Timothy Dixon of Germantown, and Christa Stoscheck of Jackson are seeking their party's nomination. In the Tennessee State House both candidates for the 75th District, republican Tim Wirgau of Buchanan and Democrat Steve Wright of Springville, are unopposed.

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Politics
12:10 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Kentucky Republican​s Heading to Other States to Help Romney

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Kentucky isn'’t considered a battleground state in this year’'s presidential election, but that'’s not stopping a few Republicans from trying to make a difference this fall.

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2012 Election
4:16 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Election Fraud Hotline Calls are Higher than Last Year

Calls to the state attorney general’s election fraud hotline are running higher than a year ago.  By mid-afternoon, 16 complaints had been received.  

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Election 2012
2:52 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Paducah Election Preview

As Kentuckians go to the polls tomorrow, Paducah residents will narrow the field of candidates for Mayor and City Commissioner. 

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Politics
2:35 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Rand Paul Writes Second Book

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Kentucky’s junior senator is working on his second book. Rand Paul has already penned one book while in office, called “The Tea Party Goes to Washington.” 

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Local Televised Debate
8:51 am
Mon March 19, 2012

Chamber of Commerce to Host Debate

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a televised debate May 14th for candidates running in the primaries for mayor and city commission. The Paducah Sun reports the debate will be at 6 p.m. at Crounse Hall on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Four mayoral and 19 city commission candidates registered for the debate. The debate will be broadcast live and replayed locally before the May 22nd election.