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Paducah officials say the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be in western Kentucky next month.

Lance Dennee, WKMS

With numerous projects underway in the City of Paducah: from neighborhood revitalization to riverfront development, workforce development, the foreign trade zone, efforts to attract young entrepreneurs and much more, this November's mayoral and city commissioners race has many in the community wondering about the leadership will look like guiding a changing Paducah. WKMS and The Paducah Sun hosted a forum Thursday night where candidates expressed their views on these topics.

Barkley Regional Airport is gauging public interest in adding a Paducah to Nashville flight.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra

Paducah Symphony Orchestra executive director Daniel Sene has resigned, effective at the end of this month.

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Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, Oktoberfest, taking place next weekend, but first, the nonprofit arthouse theater is hosting a documentary about the seed industry. John Null caught up with MAC's programming director, John Holt, to discuss what's ahead at Maiden Alley.

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Representatives from UNESCO Cities of Crafts and Folk Art will meet in Paducah next September. This will be the first formally-designated annual meeting of the thematic area. 

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Paducah-based musician and WKMS Battle of the Bands semi-finalist Shannon Vetter is premiering the music video for "Temptation" the first single off his upcoming album "Rapid Cycle."

Watch the video:

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Dog owners no longer have to muzzle their pets at community events in Paducah. In a 3-1 vote, city commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday amending a city ordinance to remove a line that had required dogs to be muzzled. 

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WKCTC, Paducah law enforcement and Paducah-McCracken County NAACP are among local groups hosting ‘Know Your Rights and Responsibilities’ forums.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Restoration work on Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre is moving forward. The Paducah Art House Alliance, overseeing the theatre, approved a schematics proposal from architectural firm Westlake Reed Leskosky of Cleveland this week.