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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2019 OPENING DAY ROSTER

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2019 OPENING DAY ROSTER

WMSK Staff

March 28th, 2019

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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2019 OPENING DAY ROSTER; 13 PLAYERS DEVELOPED WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION; FOUR FIRST-TIME CARDINALS MILWAUKEE, WI., March 27, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals will open their 128th season of play in the National League tomorrow afternoon when they visit the Milwaukee Brewers at […]

Annual STAND Against Child Abuse

Annual STAND Against Child Abuse

WMSK Staff

March 27th, 2019

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Annual STAND Against Child Abuse On April 12, 2019, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., dozens of agencies and organizations will gather on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesley College, where they will provide fun activities for children, as well as information about services available to […]

KSP Charges Henderson Co. Man  With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

KSP Charges Henderson Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

WMSK Staff

March 27th, 2019

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Henderson, Ky. (March 27, 2019) — On March 26, 2019, at approximately 9:57 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Richard K. Myers Jr., 48, on charges related to possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor. Myers Jr. was arrested as […]

Governor Bevin Signs Legislation Making Kentucky the 33rd State  To Require Ignition Interlocks for All Drunk Drivers

Governor Bevin Signs Legislation Making Kentucky the 33rd State To Require Ignition Interlocks for All Drunk Drivers

WMSK Staff

March 27th, 2019

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FRANKFORT — Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation today that makes Kentucky the 33rd state to require ignition interlocks after the first drunk driving offense in order to receive driving privileges. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) thanks Governor Bevin for recognizing the importance of SB 85, […]

Forestry Officials Urge Caution as Spring Wildfires Increase

Forestry Officials Urge Caution as Spring Wildfires Increase

WMSK Staff

March 26th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 25, 2019) – Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) officials are urging caution after the spring forest fire hazard season, which began February 15, became more active up in the past three weeks. The KDF reports it has battled more than 189 forest […]

Gov. Bevin, government officials, and business leaders commemorate ‘Signs of Progress’ to elevate Natcher Parkway to Interstate 165

Gov. Bevin, government officials, and business leaders commemorate ‘Signs of Progress’ to elevate Natcher Parkway to Interstate 165

WMSK Staff

March 26th, 2019

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Bowling Green event celebrates new I-165 designation BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (March 26, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today joined federal, state and local officials and business leaders to celebrate the newly designated Interstate 165 between Bowling Green and Owensboro. An event today in Warren County […]

Beshear opposes Bevin’s Medicaid changes

Beshear opposes Bevin’s Medicaid changes

WMSK Staff

March 26th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear says he would repeal Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s efforts to revamp Kentucky’s Medicaid program if he’s elected governor. Beshear said Tuesday that protecting Medicaid is part of his health care plan. Health care looms as a divisive issue […]

Sen. Paul: Trump vindicated by findings of Mueller probe

Sen. Paul: Trump vindicated by findings of Mueller probe

WMSK Staff

March 25th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul sees vindication for President Donald Trump with the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, but Kentucky’s lone Democratic congressman said the summary of Mueller’s probe “leaves many questions unanswered.” Reaction to Attorney General William Barr’s […]

Methodist Hospital Advanced Wound Healing Center recognized for second time with national award for clinical excellence

Methodist Hospital Advanced Wound Healing Center recognized for second time with national award for clinical excellence

WMSK Staff

March 25th, 2019

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The Advanced Wound Healing Center at Methodist Hospital in Henderson has received the Center of Distinction Award from Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closures Along KY 1340 in Webster County

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closures Along KY 1340 in Webster County

WMSK Staff

March 25th, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime closures along a section of KY 1340 in WEBSTER County the week of April 1-5, 2019. KY 1340 will be closed between milepont 2.1 and milepont 4.48 to replace several cross drains. These daytime closures are along KY 1340 […]

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

WMSK Staff

March 25th, 2019

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6 forums being held statewide under House Bill 1 reforms FRANKFORT, Ky., March 22, 2019 – The public is invited to attend any of six regional community forums across the state March 28-April 18 to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in […]

Forest Service to begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes

Forest Service to begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes

WMSK Staff

March 22nd, 2019

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says it will soon begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. A statement from the agency says Land Between the Lakes recently received $4.1 million in assistance from the Emergency Relief for Federally […]

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

WMSK Staff

March 22nd, 2019

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6 forums being held statewide under House Bill 1 reforms FRANKFORT, Ky., March 22, 2019 – The public is invited to attend any of six regional community forums across the state March 28-April 18 to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in […]

Unprecedented spring flooding possible, US forecasters say

Unprecedented spring flooding possible, US forecasters say

WMSK Staff

March 21st, 2019

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By SETH BORENSTEIN and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press The stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this spring for most of the nation, U.S. weather officials said Thursday. More than 200 million Americans are at risk for some kind of flooding, with 13 million of […]

Tennessee Valley Authority plans to increase solar power

Tennessee Valley Authority plans to increase solar power

WMSK Staff

March 21st, 2019

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility plans to rely more on solar power in the future, according to proposals in a draft long-range power plan. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the Tennessee Valley Authority expects to produce somewhere between 4 and […]