Paducah

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

  State Senator Danny Carroll said a bill to lift the nuclear moratorium in Kentucky has the best chance of passing now that the GOP controls the legislature.  The Paducah Republican has pre-filed a bill aiming to end the statewide ban on the building of new nuclear reactors.

 A western Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to murdering his 18-year-old cousin. 22-year-old Shaquille Edwards struck the plea agreement on murder and attempted murder charges two days before he was scheduled to trial to avoid the possibility of the death penalty if he had been convicted.

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A 19-year-old Paducah man accused of injuring an infant has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree assault.

C. Loggers / U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree / Facebook

Paducahans will have a chance to view the National Christmas Tree next week before it’s displayed at the Capitol.  

Dixie Lynn, WKMS

Some 200 Paducah area veterans, family members and residents gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony and many more lined downtown Broadway for a parade this morning.

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  The Paducah Warming Center is seeking volunteers for the 2016 - 17 season. The center provides a place for ‘people in need of shelter from colder weather’ to stay the night, eat a hot meal and take a shower.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

Lane restrictions along U.S. 45 and Kentucky Avenue in Paducah are expected to continue for two more weeks.

www.fountainave.com

Officials say a revitalization project that has targeted a 20-block area of Paducah stands as a model for Kentucky neighborhoods that are trying to deal with drug use, gang activity, litter and excessive noise.

TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input for an environmental impact statement on projects at the coal-fired Shawnee Fossil Plant.

Merryman House, via Facebook

A McCracken County based program aimed at combating domestic violence received two grants totaling $750,000 dollars Monday. Governor Matt Bevin presented the Merryman House in Paducah with a Community Development Block Grant of $500,000 to go towards their capital campaign. 

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