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Crime
7:56 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Former College Friend Testifies in Walker MSU Dorm Fire Trial

Jerry Wayne Walker Jr.’s college friend testified in Walker’s trial yesterday in Marshall County. Walker faces charges stemming from the 1998 Murray State University Hester Hall dorm fire that killed student Michael Minger.

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Crime
3:55 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

KY and TN Utility Companies Warn Customers of New Scam

Some utility companies in the region are warning customers to beware of a new scam that has emerged in Kentucky and Tennessee. 

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Local Government
9:05 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Parties Argue over Ethan Allen Carriage House Fate

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Two parties argued over the fate of the Ethan Allen Carriage House building during the Paducah City Commissioner’s meeting yesterday. 

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Court
9:01 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Former Girlfriend Testifies in Walker Dorm Fire Trial

Jerry Wayne Walker Jr.’s ex-girlfriend testified in his trial yesterday in Marshall County. Walker faces charges stemming from the 1998 Murray State University Hester Hall dorm fire that killed student Michael Minger. 

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Crime
8:04 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Murray Man Arrested After Police Find His Mother Dead

Police arrested a Murray man late last night after his mother was found dead in an apartment.

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Disaster
7:50 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Tennessee Agencies Hold Statewide Earthquake Drill

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State and local emergency officials in Tennessee are holding a drill this week to test their response to a catastrophic earthquake.

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Crime
7:44 am
Tue July 10, 2012

KSP Step Up Anti-Marijuana Efforts

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Kentucky State Police troopers will step up their annual marijuana eradication efforts this week, searching from helicopters and on the ground for hidden crops.

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Society
4:30 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame nomination deadline approaches

Charles W. Anderson, Kentucky's first African American legislator
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There’s one week left to nominate human rights advocates for the 2012 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame. 

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Society
3:33 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

New plan for WKY area code change proposed

New phone customers in western Kentucky may receive a different area code when the current 270 exchange is exhausted. 

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Society
11:03 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Gatewood Hemp Bill

Kentucky State Senator Perry Clark says his medical marijuana bill may still be far from gaining the General Assembly’s approval, but he plans to introduce it again in the next legislative session. 

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