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This Is Your Gut Bacteria. And This Is Your Gut Bacteria On Bourbon

Take a shot of bourbon. Likely, you’ll feel an immediate burn in your mouth and throat. Give it a few seconds. Your body temperature starts to rise. Your cheeks flush. If you take another drink, there might be some dizziness, too. There are effects of drinking alcohol that you can feel pretty much immediately. But there’s an entire field of study that takes a harder look at the effects of alcohol under the surface — specifically when it comes to the bacteria in our guts.

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Murray, KY – What is polenta?

Click the "Listen" icon above to find out from Chef Denise and Johanna. Johanna Comisak Rhodes is a food lover and former WPSD-TV personality. Denise Gordon is chef and co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah.

Murray, KY – North Georgia turkey call manufacturers, the Roberts brothers, joined Kate Lochte for a discussion on the finer points of friction turkey calls. The Roberts brothers began in explaining how they were recognized as the "Field and Stream: Best of the Test" friction call.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with the Roberts brothers. You can find out more about the brothers and their calls at www.robertsbrothersturkeycalls.com.

Murray, Ky – The culinary world can often be confusing. For this reason Chef Denise Gordon answered a few listener questions in this edition of Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Johanna and Denise discuss questions from listeners. Johanna Comisak Rhodes is a food lover and former WPSD-TV personality. Denise Gordon is chef and co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah.

Murray, KY – After his defeat in the 2000 election, former Vice President Al Gore re-set the course of his life to focus on an all-out effort to help save the planet from irrevocable change. In the documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," director Davis Guggenheim presents an eye-opening and poignant portrait of Gore and his "traveling global warming show."

Murray, KY – Looking for a way to impress your adult guests with summer-time drinks?

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Denise and Johanna's suggestions for some delicious summer drinks. Johanna Comisak Rhodes is a food lover and former WPSD-TV personality. Denise Gordon is chef and co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah.

Murray, KY – In addition to his public school teaching, administration, and university administration and faculty experience, Murray State's next president Dr. Randy Dunn has served as a consultant to school districts throughout Illinois on issues including strategic planning, financial analysis and administrative restructuring. These experiences may serve him well as he forges his first year plan in collaboration with the Murray State Board of Regents and the community of the Murray State service region.

Murray, KY – Dr. Randy Dunn is preparing for his presidency at Murray State University and plans to be at the helm by Christmas.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Dr. Dunn.

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Struggle To Stay: The Personal Stories Behind Population Loss

Rural communities across the Ohio Valley are shrinking as more young people leave to find work, to escape troubles, or to follow dreams. US Census data show West Virginia, for example, losing population faster than almost every other state. West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Ohio Valley ReSource are following six young people from the region to get the personal stories behind these population numbers.

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