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After Sexual Harassment Accusations, Congress Moves Toward Mandatory Training

Two female lawmakers accused sitting members of Congress of sexual harassment but did not divulge their identities, at a House hearing Tuesday. "This is about a member who is here now; I don't know who it is. But somebody who I trust told me the situation," said Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., a member of the House Administration Committee, which is conducting a review of existing policies to prevent and report sexual harassment. According to Comstock: The male lawmaker asked a young female...

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Murray, KY – Chef Denise Gordon shares some creative ideas for salads.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Johanna and Denise discuss salads. 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 this Catfish to Caviar chef Denise Gordon says all salt is not the same.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Denise and Johanna discuss cooking with salt. 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 – The lead character of the film "Thank You For Smoking" is called a mass murderer, a bloodsucker, and a pimp. No, he's not a sociopath. Nick Naylor is a devoted father and a spokesperson for Big Tobacco. Jason Reitman directs the dark comedy "Thank You for Smoking" which boasts an A-List cast including Robert Duvall and William H. Macy. Reitman is the son of veteran comedy director Ivan Reitman, known for "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes."

Murray, KY – In this Catfish to Caviar chef Denise Gordon says all salt is not the same.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Denise and Johanna discuss cooking with salt. 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 this Catfish to Caviar chef Denise Gordon says all salt is not the same.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Denise and Johanna discuss cooking with salt. 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 the nineteenth century, "Pickin' Parties" gathered neighbors and strangers alike; playing music, dancing, singing or just catching up with friends and loved ones. The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes plays host this weekend to their annual Pickin' Party, now in its eight year.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Bryan Bartlett's interview with LBL's Special Events Coordinator Cindy Earls about the rich traditions of the Pickin' Party.

Murray, KY – Paducah's Carson Four Rivers Center features Barnett Vineyards of Napa Valley and B. Russell's Restaurant of Paducah for its Vinter Dinner fundraiser Thursday, June 15, for which reservations are due Thursday, June 8. Tickets are $135 per person; $175 per person at the vintner's table. Call 270-443-9932, extension 2224 or 2283.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Barnett Vineyard's winemaker Nile Zacherle.

Murray, KY – Some 65-thousand passengers fly in and out of Paducah's Barkley Regional Airport each year but later this summer one airline is pulling service.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Jim Michael's report on the reason for the departure and what effect it will have on the airport's future.

Murray, KY – "The Alto Wore Tweed," "The Baritone Wore Chiffon," "The Tenor Wore Tapshoes" and the "Soprano Wore Falsettos" comprise the religious mystery series being created by Mark Schweizer, who also writes and publishes church anthems through St. James Music Press in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Schweizer about the series. "The Alto Wore Tweed" and his other works are available from St. James Music Press at sjmp.com.

Murray, KY – Murray businessman Robbie Rudolph accepts the invitation to become Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher's running mate for 2007 despite turmoil within the administration. Rudolph made a Murray tire business a successful venture by the time he was 23 years-old but can he do the same for the Governor's reelection campaign?

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Jim Michael's one-on-one discussion with Rudolph about what lies ahead.

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Carbon Capture Reconsidered: Big-Ticket Climate Fix Gets a Fresh Look

Several lawmakers from the Ohio Valley region have joined a bipartisan push to fund what’s called carbon capture and storage. That technology can strip CO2 from power plant emissions. But it is also extremely expensive. Glynis Board of the Ohio Valley ReSource reports that the mounting urgency to address climate change has caused some who were skeptical of the technology to take a fresh look.

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