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12:42 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

[UPDATE] Downtown Murray Building Collapses with No Injuries

UPDATE:

Murray city officials are awaiting a structural engineer's report on a partially-collapsed downtown building.

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Society
4:16 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Paducah Symphony Orchestra and BBQ on the River at Odds Over Beer Garden

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Barbecue on the River organizers are at odds over the future management of the September event’s beer garden. The summer festival lasts three days in downtown Paducah and draws some 40,000 people and an estimated $500,000 to area charities.

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Society
4:14 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Ukrainian Murray State Professor Watches Conflict as His Daughter Films Documentary in Kiev

Dr. Michael Kalinski and his daughter Lesya Kalinski.

Interview with Dr. Michael Kalinski

  A Murray State University professor is following the protests in Ukraine closely as his daughter is in the middle of Kiev filming a documentary about the turmoil.

Michael Kalinski is a native of Ukraine and the chair of health sciences and human services. He is concerned about his daughter’s safety following the reports of more than 25 deaths on Independent Square Tuesday.

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Society
2:04 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Nutritionist Gives Practical Health Tips at Maiden Alley Event

Victoria LaFont, NTP, CGP
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"Common Sense Nutrition: Uncommonly Good Results" promises to be an entertaining evening of  nutritional myth busting and practical health tips with Certified Nutritionist Victoria LaFont at Maiden Alley Cinema, March 6. Kate speaks with LaFont on Sounds Good, for a preview of the informative event.

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Society
4:22 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Carbondale Police Find Body of Missing SIU Student

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The Carbondale Police have found the the body of the Southern Illinois University student missing since last Wednesday. 

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Crime
3:53 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Affidavit: Pittman Misled Police In Investigation of Greenlee's Death

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Details about a suspected murder at Jackson, Tennessee’s Union University came to light Tuesday during the arraignment of a student from Milan.

Charles Pittman is being held without bond on charges of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence after the death of his fiancé Olivia Greenlee.  

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Crime
8:41 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Union University Student Charged with Fiancé's Murder

Charles Pittman and Olivia Greenlee
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Police in Jackson, Tenn., arrested a Union University student this weekend on charges of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence after his fiancé was found dead on campus Wednesday. 

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Society
4:18 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Cold Water Won’t Deter Polar Plunge Participants from Raising Special Olympics Funds

Polar Plunge 2013
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Kentucky Lake temperatures are at a chilly 37 degrees today as Polar Plunge participants prepare to jump in tomorrow to raise money for the Special Olympics. That’s ten degrees lower than the water temperature last year.

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Society
4:54 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Paducah Woman's Dog Wins Award at Westminster

Swede William
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John Null talks with Patience Renzulli about her award-winning dog, Swede William.

  A Paducah woman is currently celebrating an award from the Westminster Kennel Club in New York.

Author and dog trainer Patience Renzulli attended the world’s most famous dog show, where her 7-year-old whippet Swede William took home the Best of Opposite Sex award in his breed – essentially a runner-up placement. That was the end of the line for the whippet, though, as only the Best of Breed winner moves on in the competition.

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Society
3:00 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Hodgenville Ceremony Commemorates Abraham Lincoln's 205th Birthday

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Wednesday marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.

Several activities are planned at the Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, KY.  As a part of the commemoration, Lincoln historian Carl Howell will donate an artifact to the park – the grave marker for Abraham Lincoln’s only brother – Thomas Junior – who died in infancy. 

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