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10:43 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Mayor of Hickman Kentucky Shot to Death in Home

Fulton County Courthouse in Hickman
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Hickman, KY – Hickman City Mayor Charles Murphy was killed late last night during an apparent break-in at his home. Hickman police Chief Tony Grogan says an officer found Murphy after a neighbor reported hearing a gunshot at the Mayor's home. Grogan says they charged Tommy Lattus with Murphy's murder after he turned himself in this morning and confessed to the killing. Lattus is being held in the Fulton County Detention Center.

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10:32 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Senator Rand Paul Detained at Nashville Airport

Nashville, TN – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was detained by Transportation Security Administration officials at the Nashville International Airport on Monday, according to his press secretary.

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7:42 am
Mon January 23, 2012

TN Lawmakers Debate Halving Some Scholarships

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7:40 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Suspect in Fort Campbell Shooting in Custody

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7:39 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Gambling MIA after 3 Weeks of Legislative Action

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7:37 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Weekend OVC Basketball Scores

Murray, KY – In OVC men's basketball this weekend, the Murray State Racers increased their undefeated streak with a 82 to 65 win over SIU Edwardsville. The 20 and 0 Racers are now the only undefeated team in the NC double A. In other action, Morehead State beat UT Martin 62 to 56, Austin Peay defeated Eastern Illinois 76 to 64, and Tennessee Tech brought down Southeast Missouri State 77 to 62.

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7:35 am
Mon January 23, 2012

Strong Winds Expected Throughout Morning

Murray, KY – The National Weather Service in Paducah warns that gusty southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph are still expected this morning. Isolated gusts up to 45 mph will move across the region through 9 this morning. The strong winds will continue across the area through noon. Drivers are encouraged to be careful on the highways, since high winds may make steering vehicles difficult.

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2:37 pm
Sun January 22, 2012

Severe Weather Predicted Tonight

Murray, KY – National Weather Service Forecasters say tonight's severe weather will most likely arrive in far western Kentucky between 8:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. The storm system ahead of a cold front will move from southwest to north east. The storm poses threat of tornadoes and large hail in Northwest Tennessee. Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois residents can expect high damaging winds and torrential rain.

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3:31 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Henry County wants change in mental health evaluation law

Murray, KY – The Henry County Commission voted this week to appeal a Tennessee law requiring counties to pay for court-ordered mental evaluations for those facing misdemeanor charges. The state was previously responsible for both felony and misdemeanor mental evaluations before passing the law in June 2009 for cost-reduction reasons. Henry County Mayor Brent Greer says the law is an unfunded mandate' and nearly cost the county thousands.

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2:09 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Beshear on Redistricting

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