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Society
12:22 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Paducah to Hold City-Wide Survey

The City of Paducah is partnering with the National Research Center to conduct a city-wide survey to gauge public perception of the city. 

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Health and Welfare
8:22 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Kentucky Medicaid Gets Johnson & Johnson Settlement

The Kentucky Medicaid program has recovered $7 million dollars in a settlement with Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies. 

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Crime
7:47 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Paducah Man Charged with Murder

Donald Fowler
Paducah Police

A Paducah man is charged with murder in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting death in Paducah. Officials charged 28-year-old Donald Fowler yesterday for the death of 24-year-old Michael Bouie of Memphis. 

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Society
11:34 am
Wed June 13, 2012

New Concrete Developed in Ky. Could Save Lives

Researchers at the University of Kentucky and a Georgetown company have developed a quick-setting concrete that could help engineers and first responders stabilize structures in emergency situations. The product is called Tekcrete Fast.

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Society
4:19 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Kentucky Lawyer Rejects Extendicar​e's Claims State Legal Environmen​t is Hostile

A Kentucky law firm that specializes in nursing home abuse cases is pushing back on nursing home company Extendicare’'s claim that the state'’s legal environment is causing it to pull back its operation.

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Society
4:12 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Paducah Shooting

paducahhousing.com

Paducah police are investigating the shooting death of a Memphis man at the Elmwood Housing Complex. 

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Civil Rights
8:45 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Gay Marriage is the Discussion Topic on Kentucky Tonight

ket.org

The head of the Family Foundation of Kentucky says re-defining marriage in the United States would be a ‘tragedy.’  Kent Ostrander joined a discussion on gay marriage on KET’s Kentucky Tonight. He says he believes society benefits from traditional marriages.

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Obituary
8:37 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Local Icon "Hawk" Taylor Passes Away

baseball-almanac.com

A local icon and former Major League Baseball player has passed away. Robert “Hawk” Taylor grew up in Metropolis, Illinois. 

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Crime
8:22 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Death Sentence for Kentuckian Reinstated

wikipedia.org

The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a Kentucky man who has been awaiting execution for three decades. 

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Volunteer
8:19 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Paducah Resident Among Governor's Volunteer Award Recipients

Wikimedia Commons

The annual Governor's Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service were presented yesterday to 17 groups and individuals in a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion. 

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