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Public Transport
2:58 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

MCTA Executive Director Addresses Concerns About Low Ridership

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Low ridership was once again a topic of discussion at this week’s Murray – Calloway County Transit Authority meeting.

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Government
9:39 am
Thu July 26, 2012

IL officials encourage immunization updates

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Illinois health and education officials are reminding parents to update their children’s immunizations before school starts this fall.  

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Government
9:38 am
Thu July 26, 2012

IL launches buy local campaign

Illinois agriculture officials have launched a campaign to encourage shoppers to buy locally produced food.  Authorities say consumers will be able to find those products on shelves bearing a new “Illinois Product” logo. 

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Government
2:49 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

LIBOR Scandal Likely Affecting Revenues for Kentucky Agencies

A former financial planner for the Kentucky Pension Systems says an international banking scandal is leading to millions of dollars in losses for Kentucky agencies.

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Government
12:20 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

New Report Says Almost 1 Million Kentuckians to Be Insured Under ACA Clause

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A new report from the national health organization Families USA is praising the ability of almost 1 million Kentuckians to buy insurance in the coming years despite their pre-existing conditions.

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Government
12:18 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

41K of Copper, Other Metal Stolen from Hopkins Tech Center

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department is looking for suspects after $41,000 in copper and other metal was stolen from the county’s new career and technology center. Detective Will Coursey says the Hopkins County School District reported the items missing last week.

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Government
10:21 am
Wed July 25, 2012

State Flags Ordered to Half Staff July 27

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has ordered flags at all state office building to half staff on Friday in honor of last week’s Colorado shooting victims. A presidential order last week placed all federal building flags at half staff.

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Government
8:33 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Paducah’s Convention Center Corportation Embezzlement Investigation

The Paducah Convention Center Corporation’s embezzlement investigation is in its second phase. Chairman Phil McIntosh tells the Paducah Sun the board has until October 7th, one year from the time the embezzlement was discovered, to file lawsuits. 

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Government
8:28 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Paducah City Commission Meeting

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Paducah’s Henry Clay Park is getting a new name.  City commissioners voted last night to rename the park in honor of former Mayor Albert Jones who served from 1996 until 2000.  

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Government
3:20 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Bird’s Point Levee Scheduled for Completion

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The Army Corps of Engineers says the Bird’s Point Levee in southeast Missouri will be back to its former size by the end of the year. 

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