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Government
4:31 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Murray Wet Votes To Be Certified Friday

Votes for Murray's wet dry election could certified as early as Friday. The city voted to allow package alcohol sales this week, in a local option election.

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Government
11:22 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Lowes Couple Arrested for String of Burglaries

The Graves County Sheriff’s Department has charged two people in connection to multiple county burglaries dating back to February. Police arrested 41-year-old John Hale and 33-year-old Angela Hale of Lowes this week, and charged them with 16 burglaries and thefts. 

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Local Government
8:48 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Ethan Allen Carriage House in Paducah to be Demolished

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The Paducah City Commission decided at their meeting last night to allow the owner’s of the Ethan Allen Carriage House to demolish the building. 

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Local Government
8:30 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Paducah Commission Approves Floodwall Letter of Intent

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The City of Paducah will submit a letter of intent to the US Army Corps of Engineers to support the city floodwall’s rehabilitation. 

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Tennessee Government
8:24 am
Wed July 18, 2012

GOP Chapters Call for Sanctions for Haslam

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At least two chapters of the Tennessee Republican Party say Governor Bill Haslam isn’t conservative enough and they’ve passed resolutions calling on state party leaders to sanction him.  

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Healthcare
2:32 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Beshear Creates State Health Exchange

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Governor Steve Beshear has followed through on his promise to set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky.

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Government
12:16 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Former Gov. Carroll Says Doctors Need to Cut Prescriptions

Julian Carroll

A former Kentucky governor believes physicians have helped fuel the state’s problem with prescription drug abuse by over-prescribing medications. 

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Alcohol Vote
12:07 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Local Option Election Noon Update; Participate in Our Informal Exit Poll

Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey says,

“It’s a pretty busy day, now..."

Coursey says it's not exactly 'heavy' yet;  voters don't usually show up in force until after lunch. Coursey says other than voters looking for their polling station and a brief delay to repair a voting machine, no problems have been reported at the polls.

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Government
9:45 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Wet Dry Vote Today

Voters in Marshall County and the City of Murray head to the polls today to vote on the question of legalizing package liquor sales in their respective jurisdictions. Polls will be open in both locations until 6 p.m. We will post the returns tonight.

Government
9:18 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Walker Trial's First Day of Defense

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A dispute over the amount of gasoline necessary to cause a 1998 fatal dorm fire at Murray State dominated defense arguments in the Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. trial yesterday. 

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