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9:06 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Airport Grants Given to Wayne County, Lexington

Gov. Steve Beshear says two Kentucky airports will receive more than $3 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration to make needed improvements.

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Regional
12:36 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Wreck on I-65 in Bowling Green Closes Natcher Parkway Ramps

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports a tractor trailer crash on Interstate 65 at the William H. Natcher Parkway interchange/Exit 20 has closed two ramps off the Natcher Parkway. This crash has not closed either direction of I-65.

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2:34 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

TVA Reports Two Unplanned Reactor Outages in August

A worker welds on a component that will heat water for the Watts Bar 2 steam generator.
TVA

The Associated Press is reporting that both of the nuclear power plants operated by TVA in Tennessee had unplanned reactor outages last month. The outage at each plant lasted two days, according to a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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2:32 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Federal Courthouse in Eastern Kentucky Slated to Close

The federal judiciary says it will close six courthouses in the South because of inadequate funding from Congress and the prospect of more drastic cuts. The Judicial Conference announced Tuesday the courthouses to close are in Pikeville, Ky.; Gadsen, Ala.; Meridian, Miss.; Wilkesboro, N.C.; Beaufort, S.C.; and Amarillo, Texas. 

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7:54 am
Tue September 11, 2012

National Guard Unit Returns to Greenville on 9/11

A Kentucky National Guard firefighting team is returning to Greenville on Tuesday, on the 11th anniversary of 9/11 and a year to the day since the soldiers' departure. The unit will be welcomed home Tuesday afternoon at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center.

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6:16 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Ceremonies Mark 9/11 Anniversary

As the nation pauses to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, Fort Knox will host a Patriot Day ceremony. The event will include a 9/11 video presentation and music by the Fort Knox Army Band.

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10:50 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Traffic Advisory for Motorists on I-65 in Northern Tennessee

An overturned tractor trailer in Robertston County, Tennessee is blocking northbound traffic on Interstate 65. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is estimating the blockage will be cleared by 3 p.m. An overturned tractor trailer in Robertston County is blocking the northbound left lanes on Interstate 65. Southbound traffic is affected with rubbernecking delays. The crash was reported at 7:20 a.m. and should be cleared by 3 p.m.

Regional
8:09 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Murray State Changing Policy Regarding Guns on Campus

Murray State University has changed its policy for guns on campus to require everyone but uniformed personnel to leave weapons inside their cars. The move made last week came in the wake of a Kentucky Supreme Court decision in April saying the University of Kentucky improperly fired student from an on-campus job for having a gun in his car.

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4:30 am
Mon September 10, 2012

State Courthouse Spending on the Rise

State spending on courthouse buildings is going up even as Kentucky's judicial system struggles to pay for its daily operations.

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4:18 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Long Running Feud May Have Led To Shooting in Monroe County

Authorities are investigating whether a long standing grudge led to the shooting death of an 82 year old retired Monroe County lawman. Eighty-one-year old Charles Hammer is accused of gunning down Herbert Proffitt last month in his Tompkinsville driveway. The killing rattled the tight-knit town where the victim's only son is the mayor.

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