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LISTEN LIVE: Women's March Floods Washington, Sparking Rallies Worldwide

Updated at 12:20 p.m. ET The National Mall has flooded with pink, as demonstrators descend on the nation's capital Saturday for the Women's March on Washington. Just one day after President Trump's inauguration, marchers from across the country have gathered in the city to protest his agenda and support for women's rights. A three-hour rally is opening the event. The march proper is planned for the mid-afternoon, with a path that's set to extend from a starting position near the U.S. Capitol...

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Become a Podcaster with WKMS and Pitch Your Project

It’s time for a WKMS podcast, and we want you to be involved! According to recent Edison research the national podcast audience is about 57-million people and it’s time for you to have a local option.

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Tennessee state officials say insurance claims have topped $842 million in the deadly wildfires that burned thousands of buildings in the eastern part of the state.

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Kentucky's Attorney General says the number one way to combat elder scams is to be prepared.

Andy Beshear met with senior citizens in Murray Wednesday at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center to discuss his 'Scam Alerts' program and warn of common tactics used by scammers who tend to prey on the elderly.

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More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of January 14. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the numbers Wednesday. 

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The Paducah Board of Commissioners has introduced an ordinance to abolish the Paducah Riverfront Development Authority.

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Former Kentucky Lt. Gov. and Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson has a new job in his hometown after serving in the Obama Administration.

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The City of Paducah is launching its first annual Citizens’ Academy. The program, named ‘Your Passport to City Government’ is modeled after Paducah’s Citizens Police Academy, and offers participants an in-depth look at how government works.

Cold and flu season means plenty of parents are trying to figure out whether their kid is too sick to go to child care or school.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is proposing to raise the state’s tax on each gallon of gasoline by 7 cents while cutting sales tax on groceries and income from earnings on stocks and bonds. 

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University of Kentucky officials have pledged to reduce carbon emissions on campus by 25% by 2025. 

The WKMS Book Club is back and we’re reading Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. It’s the story of the black female mathematicians who helped win the space race. You can read the book, or watch the movie, and then meet with us on Wednesday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m. here at WKMS Studios to discuss.

It’s an hour of comradery, cookies, and great conversation. All book, movie and history lovers are welcome. Find more information about the event on our Facebook page. Hope to see you there!

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2017 WKMS Singer/Songwriter Competition

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Enter the 2017 WKMS Singer/Songwriter Competition

Attention Singer/Songwriters! Send us your best original song by Sunday, February 26 at midnight, and you could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the Grand Prize.

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Ross Reviewed: Trump’s Choice For Commerce Left Mixed Legacy In Ohio Valley

The billionaire Wilbur Ross heads for Senate hearings this week as Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Commerce. Ross gained ultra-rich status in part by salvaging coal and steel assets here in the Ohio Valley region. Glynis Board of the Ohio Valley ReSource reports on the mixed legacy his businesses left behind.

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