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Immigration Push Hits A Wall As Senate Deadline Nears

Updated Feb. 15 at 8:30 a.m. ET Prospects for a Senate immigration bill appear dim, as lawmakers fear they won't be able to craft a single bill that can pass with bipartisan support and still win the support of President Trump, which is necessary for the House to consider any legislation passed by the Senate. Senators scrambled behind the scenes to try to rally support for a bipartisan compromise on Wednesday, ahead of a deadline set by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to finish...

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Murray, KY – High school students from three states are spending part of their summer doing something a bit different from most of their peers. Instead of going to a regular summer camp, they're spending a week learning about advanced telecommunication technologies.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Jim Micheal's report on Murray State's "CyberCave."

Murray, KY – As the revolutionary forces of Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara prepare to invade 1958 Havana, the owner of the city's classiest nightclub struggles to hold together his family, his club and the love of a woman, not knowing that his club will become more than a stage for popular entertainment.

Murray, KY – Have you ever thought of putting grilled peaches in your salad?

Click the "Listen" icon to hear other suggestions from Denise and Johanna in this edition of Catfish to Caviar. Denise Gordon is chef and co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah. Johanna Comisak Rhodes is a food lover and former WPSD-TV personality.

Murray, KY – It's Caviar 101 on this edition of Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Johanna and Denise discuss caviar. 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 – If Scrooge McDuck scrub-a-dubbing in his tub of gold coins delighted you, you'll enjoy meeting the Kentuckian who has gained acclaim abroad drawing Scrooge and writing his adventures for European comic book publishers. UK Graduate Don Rosa of Louisville studied civil engineering in order to take over the family business, but his heart belonged to Scrooge McDuck, whose destiny he believed to be intertwined with his own. And so it has evolved.

Murray, KY – On a warm night in June 1949, with his first number one record spilling out of radios across the country, a frail young man walked onto the stage of Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for his Grand Ole Opry debut. Behind him lay nearly a decade of struggle and rejection; ahead - little more than five years in the limelight. This of course was legendary singer/songwriter Hank Williams. His story will be told on stage at Murray's Playhouse in the Park in the play "Hank Williams: Lost Highway."

Murray, KY – Paducah businessman Mike Stone is the volunteer emcee for the Four Rivers Center's Vintner Dinner Thursday, June 15.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Stone about the upcoming dinner.

Murray, KY – Chef Denise Gordon thinks it's time to talk about preparing and eating catfish on our weekly feature Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Catfish to Caviar. 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 edition of Catfish to Caviar find out everything you've ever wanted to know about tofu.

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

Murray, KY – Fond of fungi? Denise Gordon shares her love of mushrooms on this edition of Catfish to Caviar.

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

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Living With Black Lung: Coal Miners Caught In A Surging Epidemic

The central Appalachian coalfields are in the middle of an unprecedented epidemic of severe black lung disease. In a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association federal researchers released the results of a study conducted at just three black lung clinics. The study confirmed 416 cases of the most severe form of black lung disease, Progressive Massive Fibrosis.

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