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4:27 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Kentucky's Department of Community Based Services Commissioner Resigns

 

 

The commissioner of Kentucky’s Department of Community Based Services, which provides various welfare services like foster care and child protection, is stepping down amid growing criticism about the department’s handling of child abuse cases.

Patricia Wilson submitted her resignation last Friday; officials for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services say it was a personal decision.

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Press Releases & Events
8:54 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Commissioners say no to CCC request

Government & Politics - WKMS
2:08 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Commentary: The Diplomacy of Herman Cain

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – The views expressed in this commentary are those of Dr. Brian Clardy and don't necessarily reflect the views of WKMS.

Murray State History Professor and Foreign Policy Analyst Dr. Brian Clardy takes a look at the diplomacy of Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain.

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Press Releases & Events
12:00 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Paducah McCracken CCC Manager Search Narrowed

Government & Politics - WKMS
5:29 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

Taking Stock In The Things That Really Matter

Richard Nelson

Murray, KY – On Tuesday, Kentuckians cast their ballots for important statewide offices. Commentator Richard Nelson says as much as Kentucky loves college basketball, participating in our government is more important.

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Press Releases & Events
8:09 am
Mon October 17, 2011

Beshear Outpacing Williams in State Employee Contributions

Press Releases & Events
7:35 am
Mon October 17, 2011

KY Employment Office Launches Job-match System

Press Releases & Events
3:56 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Murray, KY – The Calloway County Democratic Party hosts the Jefferson Jackson Dinner tonight in Murray State's Curris Center. The 7 o'clock dinner features democratic keynote speakers lieutenant governor nominee Jerry Abramson, Secretary of State nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes, Auditor nominee Adam Edelan, Incumbent Treasurer Todd Hollenbach, and Ag Commissioner nominee Bob Farmer.

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Commentary
12:06 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Justice Cunningham's guidelines for being a father

Justice Bill Cunningham

Murray, KY – This Sunday is Father's Day, and if this is new information to you, it's not too late to do some last-minute shopping! Whether you're a father, soon-to-be-a-father, a father-figure or feel a paternal bond with loved ones, this commentary is for you. Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham shares a special Father's Day message and his own personal guidelines for a father to follow in raising children.

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Press Releases & Events
3:14 pm
Wed June 15, 2011

Mobile Vietnam Memorial in Murray

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