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2:57 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Milk Depot Helps Moms Donate Breast Milk

Krista Citron makes the first donation to the Milk Depot at Mother Nurture in Lexington.
Photo by Brenna Angel.

Lexington, KY – Several central Kentucky mothers are helping newborn babies by donating their breast milk, and the opening of a milk drop-off center is making it easier to give.

Surrounded by fellow moms and their babies, Krista Citron cut the ribbon Thursday on a new freezer at Mother Nurture in Lexington. The baby boutique is now home to a depot where women can donate breast milk to the Indiana Mothers' Milk Bank.

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1:51 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Mayfield Electric Offers Customers Chance to Give Back

Murray, KY – Mayfield Electric & Water Systems has a new voluntary Round-Up Program which rounds customer's bills to the next highest dollar with the change going to the Needline food pantry. MEWS officials estimate the program will collect six dollars per customer per year. Approximately 150 customers have currently signed up for the program.

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1:49 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

"Largest Cocaine Supplier" in Graves County Arrested

Murray, KY – Graves County Sheriffs deputies and Federal DEA agents have arrested a Mayfield man who they say could be the biggest cocaine supplier in Graves County. 30-year-old De'Angelo Collins faces various drug and weapons charges after a six month long investigation. Graves County Chief of Investigations Brad Smith says police seized substantial amounts of cash and weapons during the arrest. Collins is currently lodged in the McCracken County Jail.

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12:11 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

138 Fort Campbell Soldiers Return Home

Fort Campbell, KY – 138 Fort Campbell soldiers of the 101st Airborne 159th Combat Aviation Brigade returned home yesterday to a hero's welcome. Family and friends gathered as the plane touched down around 2:00 am at Campbell Army Airfield. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports the return marked the end of a year-long combat tour in Afghanistan.

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12:11 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Romney and Gingrich File in Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are the only two candidates to officially enter Kentucky's May 22 primary election so far. Gingrich made the ballot Wednesday. Romney filed last week. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum are also expected to meet the state's Tuesday deadline. Because of the timing of Kentucky's primary, presidential nominees typically are decided before Kentucky voters have their say. But the Commonwealth could be important in an especially close race.

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12:06 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Paducah City - McCracken County Merger Meeting Tonight

Downtown Paducah

Paducah, KY – McCracken County's Government Merger Committee is holding the third of four public information meetings tonight in Paducah. The committee will present the proposed plan for the merger of the Paducah City and McCracken County governments and answer questions from the public on the merger. The meeting is at the Paducah Tilghman Highschool Cafeteria tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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11:51 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Kerr and Wilson Arraigned

Paducah, KY – The pair accused of embezzling more than $230,000 from Paducah's Expo and Convention Centers plead not guilty to the charges this morning. J. Patrick Kerr and Susan Wilson entered the pleas in federal court in Owensboro. Officials dropped state charges last week, deferring to the federal case. The federal counts carry a maximum 10 year prison sentence and $250 fine. Kerr and Wilson are set to appear in court for trial on March 21st in Paducah.

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7:38 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Matt Shepard's Dad Disturbed by Tennessee Bills

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7:37 am
Thu January 26, 2012

General Assembly Considers "Caylee's Law"

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5:51 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Amish Buggy Bill Makes it Through Committee

Frankfort, KY – A proposal to allow more safety options for religious groups that operate buggies is making its way through the General Assembly.

Senate Bill 75 unanimously passed committee today. It allows for one-inch reflective tape to be placed on buggies instead of a state-mandated reflective triangle.

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