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The Paducah City Commission approved an amendment Tuesday night revising the city’s ‘fairness ordinance’ to protect religious liberty.

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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 City of Paducah will have two new commissioners: Brenda McElroy and Gerald Watkins.

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The ongoing debate in Paducah over Confederate symbols continued in a city commission candidate forum Thursday night. What to do with the statue of General Lloyd Tilghman generated considerable community attention last year, as similar debate rang across Kentucky and the nation.

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Candidates for Paducah City Commission debate Thursday evening, October 11, at the Murray State Paducah campus. ‘The Great Debate of Paducah’ is at 6 p.m. 

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A hemp product manufacturer has been approved for a “light industrial operation” in downtown Paducah.

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Officials in a western Kentucky city have voted in favor of an ordinance that requires private correctional facilities to more quickly notify law enforcement agencies when there is an escape.

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The Paducah City Commission is looking for ways to secure the safety of a neighborhood adjacent to a correctional facility. 


Paducah City Manager finalists will introduce themselves to residents next week at a public meet and greet.

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  Paducah City Commissioners will vote Tuesday night on an amendment to the city’s smoking ordinance to suggest how citizens can enforce the policy.