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Kentucky Clerk's Request For A Stay Is Denied By U.S. Supreme Court

Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, lost her bid for a stay Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied her application.As is often the case in such rejections, the decision came without comment: "The application for stay presented to Justice Kagan and by her referred to the Court is denied."The court's one-line order did not mention whether any justices dissented.The request for a stay stems from a lawsuit...
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Teams from Kentucky State Police and the National Guard have spent the summer trying to rid the state of an illegal crop.  

Trooper Corey King says teams fly over the commonwealth each summer looking for marijuana. 

"We're looking for those cultivating marijuana small-scale like out in the gardens to the large scale in the quantities of thousands that's out either in a rural spots or out in the cornfields," said King.

The annual Homecoming for former residents of the Stewart County portion of what is now known as Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is this Sunday at the Bison Range Picnic Area. The picnic area is located south of The Homeplace on the Trace. All former residents, relatives, and friends are invited. Bring food, beverages, lawn chairs, and any other picnic or recreation items. 

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This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina passing through New Orleans and the Gulf Coast area and, according to one study, displacing 400,000 people in the process. But it also marks 10 years for a new life made in western Kentucky.

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Attorneys representing three protesters who were arrested Thursday during the Kentucky Farm Bureau County Ham Breakfast & Auction say they aren’t ruling out suing Kentucky State Police. / Flickr (Creative Commons License)

Kentucky's troubled pension system is hitting public university budgets as the state struggles to shore up billions in unfunded liability.

New accounting regulations now require governmental agencies, like Murray State University, to share their proportional share of pension liabilities.

Murray State's new Clara Eagle Gallery Director Mike Martin kicks off his first semester curating the four campus galleries with works including 'Anthropogenic Landscapes' by Armin Muhsam, Paintings/Drawings/Sculptures depicting "Silver Linings" by Adrian Hatfield, 'AIR of UT' featuring works by professors and alumni at UT Knoxville and 'My Home' large-scale photos of interiors by Louis Chan. Martin brings artists Hatfield and Chan to Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about their work.

Murray city officials are holding a community forum next week to discuss the future of 16th street. 

Most women 40 and older believe they should have mammograms every year to screen for breast cancer, the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics health poll finds.

Jeb Bush is getting all the millionaires, and Bernie Sanders is getting the small donors — those have been two prominent storylines in the 2016 money race for the presidency.

But what about everyone in between? The Washington, D.C.-based Campaign Finance Institute released data on campaign fundraising, and it paints a fascinating picture — which we decided to make into a literal picture. Here's how the different candidates' donation patterns stack up to each other:

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah offers a free yoga class in the gallery with instructor Phillip Bibb tonight. Yoga for all levels is from 5 to 6, and yoga for those already practicing is from 7 to 8:30. The class is limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. More at


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Kate Lochte Retires from WKMS-FM

With the retirement of Kate Lochte at the end of this month, Murray State’s public radio station WKMS will have a new station manager for the first time since 1992.
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Sounds Good

NASA/Apollo 17 crew; taken by either Harrison Schmitt or Ron Evans / National Aeronautics and Space Administration

[Audio] MSU Professors Present on Scientific Evidence for God

"Where did we come from?" is one of the biggest questions we wrestle with. Some will say the answers lie only in science; others will say religion is the sole source of truth. And some from both sides say the two sides are irreconcilable. But are they? Two Murray State University professors are giving a presentation tonight that asserts that, far from conflicting, science and religion are in harmony when it comes to where our planet and all its life came from. Todd Hatton speaks with Dr. Josh...
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WKMS Sci-Fi Friday, Sept. 11

WKMS hosts a free showing of Blade Runner with MSU's Cinema International

Hear Local Youth Concerts

Broadcasting on WKMS All-Classical