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Lance Dennee

Paducah city officials are deciding between rehabilitating and replacing City Hall.

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced on Wednesday that the countenance of abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will grace a new $20 bill.

The decision caps a public campaign asking for a woman to be placed on American paper currency and months of deliberation by the Treasury to replace either Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill or Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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Issues surrounding the Paducah Riverfront Project, community outreach and economic development took center stage of the Market House Theatre Monday night in a forum of the 2016 Paducah Mayoral Candidates.

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Two Kentucky men who challenged the state’s ban on same-sex marriage say they’re amazed at the pace of change. Louisville residents Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon sued the state in 2013 because it wouldn’t recognize their marriage, which took place in Canada.

Todd Hatton, WKMS

Tennessee Valley Authority reports a record low fuel cost. Public relations officer Scott Brooks says that should be reflected in customers’ bills. 

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A 50-year-old convicted sex offender living in western Kentucky has been arrested after being accused of using Facebook. 

How Do We Get Our Drinking Water In The U.S.?

Apr 14, 2016

Before you take a gulp of water, try to mentally trace where that water that just gushed out of your taps has been: How did it go from that weird-tasting raindrop to the clear, odorless water that is sitting in your glass now?

Safe drinking water is a privilege Americans often take for granted — until a health crisis like the one in Flint, Mich., happens that makes us think about where it comes from and how we get it.

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McCracken County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the double homicide of a couple in their home just outside Paducah. 

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Utility companies in Kentucky will continue to have the choice of deciding whether to use advanced or “smart” meters to monitor their customers’ use of electricity.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

An Illinois non-profit advocacy group for historic preservation released their twenty-first list of the most endangered historic places in the state. 

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