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Austin Peay State University banned hoverboards and other self-balancing scooters following an investigation by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

Louisville Zoo

The future of a baby gorilla born yesterday at the Louisville Zoo is unknown after its mother died earlier today from complications with the birth.

WKMS File Photo

Mild temperatures and an abundance of rain have reduced the Tennessee Valley Authority's fuel costs 10 to 20 percent from the three-year average, meaning cheaper bills for customers. 

Hopkinsville Police Department

A routine traffic stop in Christian County turned into a drug bust Monday when police allegedly found more than 100 pounds of marijuana in a woman’s vehicle.

KSP/Wikipedia

Kentucky State Police is investigating a death related to a house fire in Livingston County Monday night. 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall, Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

National K9 Veterans Day is March 13, a day of remembrance for the dogs who serve the United States in times of war and everyday military life. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with McCracken County Chief Deputy Mike Turnbow and Madeline Schmidt of the Veterans Student Organization at Murray State University about the day for remembrance.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday morning at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks FORWARD one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Also, remember to change the batteries in your home smoke detectors.

Paducah Police Department

Paducah Police are searching for a man reported missing by his sister. Travis Howe is a 38 year-old white male, described as having brown hair, green eyes and a beard. He’s 5'7" and 180 pounds with tattoos. 

courtesy of Tennessee Valley Authority

The Paradise combined cycle gas plant project is a year old this month. When the plant opens it will provide about 30 to 40 jobs in Muhlenberg County. Tennessee Valley Authority spokesman Scott Brooks says the plant is a major project for TVA.

Eagle 6, via Facebook

Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division replaces the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq today. According to the Eagle 6 Facebook page (the official page of Major General Gary J. Volesky), they took charge of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command of Operation Inherent Resolve. 

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