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Datebook – Wednesday, November 10

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It’s Wednesday, November 10.

Horses, Inc. which offers therapeutic riding in western Kentucky, has its Holiday Bazaar and Expo this weekend at the former Goody’s Building across from Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah.  It’s open 10 to 6 Saturday and 10 to 5 Sunday. Over 50 exhibitors from 5 states offer items ranging from jewelry to woodworking.

Best selling novelist David Baldacci headlines the 29th Annual Kentucky Book Fair Saturday from 9 to 3 at the Frankfort Convention center.  Baldacci speaks at 7 p.m. tomorrow at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Clemens Fine Arts Center in Paducah.  A q and a session and book signing follow.  Get $10 Tickets at the Arts in Focus Box Office.

Young singers from the Pennyrile perform with the Nashville Opera in an English language presentation of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel tomorrow.  The production starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Alhambra, 507 South Main in Hopkinsville.  Call the Pennyroyal Arts Council at 270-887-4295.

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morning cram [youth vote edition]

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The White House is trying this week to re-energize college students and young voters who played a big role in electing President Obama two years ago.

~NPR reports polls show Democrats still lead the youth vote, though not by the record margin they did in 2008.

KENTUCKY~ Police search for a band of ruffians who tied up and robbed an elderly lady. An investigation report is due out tomorrow on Paducah’s halfway house escapes and nearby Kentucky Oaks Mall has a couple new stores opening up next month. Calloway County’s 911 system will stand on its own. A family gives Murray State University $1.3mil. Paving begins on a short stretch of US-68 tomorrow near Draffenville. A coal company gets a pat on the back for it’s environmental efforts. Fort Campbell prepares to deploy another 4k soldiers. Federal regulators greenlight Paducah’s Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Facility and a study is released finding a higher average of past employees died from leukemia and lymphoma.

TENNESSEE~ A man pleads guilty to a Clarksville 2006 double murder. A man dies in a high speed Montgomery County wreck. One institute has committed over $9mil for business solar grants.

Datebook – September 23, 2010

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It’s Thursday, September 23

Eye-Full of Paris starts tomorrow with a noon on the square concert featuring John Austin McDanial and Project Graduation’s lunch on the Courthouse Lawn.  Tomorrow night the Wildlife Awaits Show and Sale opens at Lee Academy of the Arts at 6 p.m.  Friends of the Wildlife Refuge sponsor this show of a mix of artworks.  There’s a whole day of activities Saturday.  See visitdowntownparis.com for the complete schedule.

Murray State University’s Fall Fanfare Concert for Family Weekend is Saturday at 3 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. Enjoy the symphonic wind ensemble, the concert choir, jazz and symphony orchestras, the racer marching band and the university chorale.  Tickets are $5.

Take Back Day is Saturday from 10 to 2 at the main entrance of Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah.  There will be a collection site where you can turn in your unused, unneeded and expired prescription medications with no questions asked.  The free anonymous service will make your home safer.

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morning cram (remember edition)

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Happy Memorial Day.

KY~ Horses were running wild yesterday on I-24. JPEC blames equipment for power outage @ Kentucky Oaks Mall. A McCracken County judge impels the state’s crime lab backlog. A barge hit the US-68 bridge over Lake Barkley. Cadiz expects to benefit from alcohol taxes.  3% natural gas price hikes are coming. Rand’s comments push senators to adopt a new discrimination resolution and WE HAVE A BUDGET!!!

SPORTS~ MSU finishes 3rd in the OVC tourney.