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Photos from Vegas are here

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As promised, here is just one of the photos from WKMS’s trip to Vegas. It was a very informative, very fun trip.

Follow this link to see the rest of the album.

Written by Bec Feldhaus

October 7, 2010 at 11:43 am

Datebook – October 7, 2010

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It’s Thursday, October 7.

Join Markethouse Theatre guides for lantern-lit ghost tours of Lowertown and Downtown Paducah.  The walking tours leave at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets are $15 adults, $5 Children ages 6 to 12.  There are also ghost bus tours leaving at 7 and 8 p.m. for which tickets are $18 and $7.  See mhtplay.com.

Green Fest 2010 in Paris Saturday features free vehicle check ups in the First Bank Parking Lot from 10 a.m. to 3,.  Also around the court square see examples of new energy saving vehicles, educational booths, recyclable bins, a clothing swap, and concessions.

Murray State University’s Homecoming Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. downtown Saturday and winds up on campus at Main and 15th.  Tent City activities open at 11 and continue through the start of pre-game activities at 2:30.  The Racers meet Missouri State in the Homecoming Game at 3 p.m. in Stewart Stadium.  See raceralumni.com/homecoming.

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morning cram [greasy estimates edition]

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A federal commission’s BP oil spill investigation report blames the Obama administration for misrepresenting “the amount and fate of the oil” in the Gulf of Mexico.

~NPR reports the White House ignored or obscured scientific evidence, giving the public inaccurate information and damaging the government’s credibility.

KENTUCKY~ A Cadiz man who won the democratic primary for County Attorney will again face off with the incumbent he beat (who’s now running as a write-in candidate). Benton DUI murder case heads to a grand jury. Police arrest a New Concord woman after finding a methlab.  MSU President Randy Dunn applies to be the next president of the University of Tennessee. Quran-burning advocate Pastor Terry Jones says he’s not coming to Mayfield. The state lands $1 million for health department improvements. Former President Bill Clinton may stop by the state to campaign for Jack Conway. (Another) Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville City Council members will vote today on iPad policies. Attorneys who find evidence someone may have been wrongly convicted are now ethically required by the state’s Supreme Court to investigate.

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