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Kentucky Politics Distilled: Primary Edition

Capitol Reporter Ryland Barton gives a round-up of politics across the Commonwealth. Including a look at the most contingent races ahead of the May 22 Primary.

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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.

Murray, KY – Louisville cartoonist Don Rosa draws and writes Uncle Scrooge McDuck comic books, adhering to the essence of Uncle Scrooge that the late cartoonist Carl Barks originated. Rosa and Uncle Scrooge enjoy relative obscurity in the United States, while they sell big in Europe.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear the final part of Kate Lochte's interview with Don Rosa as he explains how the Donald Duck comic subscriptions that her grandfather used to give her are no longer part of the comic book business model.

Murray, KY – Garrison Keillor and "A Prairie Home Companion" have been part of the public radio landscape for over 30 years. The program is heard by over 4 million listeners each week on over 580 public radio stations - including WKMS - and is now the inspiration for a major motion picture by Robert Altman.

Murray, KY – TVA is putting on a Clean Boating event at Big Bear Saturday July 1.

Click the "Listen" icon to hear Kate Lochte's interview with TVA representative Nick Morris.

Murray, KY – I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream. In this edition get a chef's spin on America's favorite summer-time desert.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Denise and Johanna discuss ice cream. 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 – As a hobbyist, Don Rosa of Louisville drew cartoons for the University of Kentucky student newspaper and for the Courier Times. What was for fun is now business for the civil engineer whose Scrooge McDuck comic books sell millions in Europe while in the United States relatively few hit the marketplace.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear the second part of Kate Lochte's conversation with Don Rosa.

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.

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Ohio Valley ReSource

Nicole Erwin, Ohio Valley ReSource

Drowning In Milk: Dairy Farmers Look For Lifelines In Flooded Market

Dairy farmers in the Ohio Valley are feeling pressure from a market that is flooded with milk. Prices have plummeted amid supply from foreign producers and larger operations squeezing out small farmers. The crisis has dairy farmers rethinking the U.S. market system and looking to other countries for solutions.

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PODCAST: Something From Nothing

Season 3 Episodes Released Weekly

A local podcast about local makers for local listeners.

Season 3 Episodes Release Weekly

From the serious to the hilarious, if people have done it, it becomes a part of our history, and part of us.

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