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Society
2:51 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Fire in Paducah Kills Two

An early morning fire in Paducah today killed two people. The McCracken County Coroner’s office says  Jessica Woods, 24, and her son, Day’von Robinson, 5, died in the fire on Cruse Avenue, that began around 5 a.m. Three other people escaped the blaze. 

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Health and Welfare
9:03 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Illinoisans Save Money on Healthcare

Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs have seen gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act aimed at shrinking the Medicare drug coverage gap known as the "doughnut hole." 

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Roads
8:58 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Traffic Restricted on Wickliffe/Cairo Bridge

Traffic will be restricted to one lane this week on the US 51/60/62 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois. 

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Fire
8:54 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Lone Oak Fire Sends Man to Hospital

A fire in a Lone Oak apartment complex sent a man to the hospital Sunday and damaged several neighboring units. 

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Society
4:47 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Is Murray the Friendliest Small Town in America?

Murray, Kentucky is up against five other small towns for the title of the Friendliest Small Town in America.  It’s part of the Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road contest. This week, a two-person team representing Rand McNally spent four days in Murray touring the town and surrounding area by air, land and water.

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Society
11:57 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Soldier sentenced for hiring hitman

Fort Campbell soldier Joshua Huntley will spend 11 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend. 

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Homeless Veterans
7:01 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant

Volunteers of America in Kentucky will soon have an extra $77,000 to help address the housing needs of Louisville-area veterans.

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Society
10:03 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Statewide Horse Count

A new survey aims to provide an estimate of how many horses live in the self-proclaimed "Horse Capitol of the World." Professor Jill Stowe, who is leading the portion of the project delegated to the University of Kentucky, is careful to distinguish it from a census.

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Society
9:00 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Coventry Care issues

The CEO of Kentucky’s largest private Medicaid operator says mistakes in state government caused his company to push for changes in its contracts with healthcare providers.  

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Society
8:58 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Tamms Prison To Close

npr.org

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s decision to shut down the Tamms Supermax Prison in southern Illinois is drawing praise from human rights groups.  

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