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Taylor Inman

Two Best Friends Recall Surviving the Marshall County High School Shooting 1-Year Later

It’s been one year since the shooting at Marshall County High School. It was 7:57 a.m. when then 15-year-old Gabe Parker allegedly opened fire on his classmates, killing two and injuring more than a dozen. Cloi Kennedy and Hailey Case were freshman at the time and witnessed the shooting. They've been best friends since the 6th grade. Taylor Inman speaks with Kennedy and Case about that day and how their lives have changed since.

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Still Fighting: These Widows' Stories Show Larger Effects of Black Lung Epidemic

Nancy and Rich Potter had the kind of marriage that made other couples jealous. He’d take her on spontaneous trips. She’d wear her Daisy Dukes just for him. Joyce Birman said her late husband, George, made a terrible first impression. It was his apology for it that made her fall for him, hard. Vickie Salyers’ husband, Gene, loved hunting and fishing, but he loved being a father and grandfather most of all. Potter, Birman and Salyers all married eastern Kentucky coal miners. And like countless...

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Taylor Walston

More than a hundred people attended a remembrance ceremony for Marshall County High School shooting victims Wednesday.

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  The family of a student killed in the 2018 Marshall County High School shooting is filing suit against the shooter’s mother and stepfather.

 

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Kentucky utility companies are offering assistance to federal workers impacted by the government shutdown.

Sunken Towing Vessel Salvaged On Tennessee River

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  A U.S. Coast Guard spokesperson said the tugboat that sank near the Kentucky Lock and Dam on the Tennessee River has been salvaged.

 

The Paducah Sun reports the tugboat Tom Bussler was lifted out of the river and salvaged Friday night without any issues.

 

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The Paducah City Commission voted Tuesday to keep a 2017 commision resolution regarding the Veterans Day Parade and who can participate. 

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The Illinois State Board of Elections has voted to end the state's participation in a multistate voter registration system that critics have said is inaccurate and vulnerable to hackers.

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A federal judge has released Tennessee's Medicaid program from a 2014 injunction requiring TennCare to hold hearings for people whose applications aren't processed promptly.

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A program that advocates for children in abuse and neglect cases will be coming to Christian County.

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Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office for Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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A Kentucky mother reeling from her 10-year-old son's death says Louisville's school district must do more to prevent bullying.

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