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Poor People’s Campaign Carries On King, Kennedy Legacies In Ohio Valley

Anti-poverty activists say they will continue a campaign of demonstrations and civil disobedience throughout the Ohio Valley despite arrests at some events and being blocked from Kentucky’s capitol building.

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The power plays for Hollywood's biggest studios are coming fast and furious.

Comcast on Wednesday made a $65 billion offer for some of the biggest Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox, the global television and entertainment conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his family. The deal would not include Fox News.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that he expects North Korea to take steps toward major nuclear disarmament within the next two-and-a-half years.

"Most certainly in the president's first term," he said, speaking to a pool of journalists in Seoul, South Korea, where he was meeting his South Korean and Japanese counterparts.

A massive dust storm on Mars is threatening NASA's Opportunity rover, which has been conducting research on the Red Planet for well over a decade.

Where the rover sits, the dust storm has completely blotted out the sun, depriving Opportunity of solar power and cutting off communications with Earth.

NASA scientists believe the rover has fallen asleep to wait out the storm, and that when the dust storm dies down and sunlight returns, the rover will resume activity.

Two weeks ago, Celestino Hilario Garcia was pulling out of his driveway in Delano, Calif., on his way to work in the fields. That's when three SUVs and two cars with flashing lights closed him in on both sides.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents pulled Hilario Garcia out of the truck. He was arrested, and deported back to Mexico by the end of the day.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

 

  The top official overseeing child protection in Kentucky plans to resign from her job as commissioner of the Department for Community Based Services.

Steve Pavey, Hope In Focus

Anti-poverty activists say they will continue a campaign of demonstrations and civil disobedience throughout the Ohio Valley despite arrests at some events and being blocked from Kentucky’s capitol building.

Governor Matt Bevin's official website

Kentucky’s Secretary for Economic Development Terry Gill was in Murray this week to look at how the cabinet can better highlight Murray State’s graduates. He spoke with WKMS about Kentucky’s workforce, right-to-work, federal tariffs and trade.

Courtesy of Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is recognizing the Paducah Chamber as one of the nation’s top one percent of all member organizations.

Kentucky State Park Commission via WFPL

Kentucky will receive nearly $1 million in federal funding to help parks and outdoor recreation. A statement from U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers says U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that $923,741 will be distributed to Kentucky for Land and Water Conservation Fund from revenues available through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act.

DAVE WINDER - MURRAY STATE ATHLETICS, GORACERS.COM

A Murray State University baseball player has joined the ranks of Freshman All-American.

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What Trump’s “Unprecedented” Power Plant Bailout Could Mean For The Ohio Valley

President Donald Trump last week told the Department of Energy to “prepare immediate steps” to stop the closures of coal and nuclear power plants in the Ohio Valley region that are no longer economical to operate.

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