China http://wkms.org en Talking Bees with New State Apiarist http://wkms.org/post/talking-bees-new-state-apiarist <p>Tammy Horn will join the State Department of Agriculture in just over a week as Kentucky's new state apiarist.</p><p>Horn is a senior researcher at Eastern Kentucky University and nationally known beekeeping authority.&nbsp; Significant bee loss problems have caused great concern for honey makers for several years.&nbsp; While there has been a slight improvement in bee numbers in pocketed areas, Horn says it's still a tough situation.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />"My role as a state apiarist is very simple,&nbsp;I have to increase bees and I have to increase beekeepers because I am trying to make sure that if there are food&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 11:44:12 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 40834 at http://wkms.org Talking Bees with New State Apiarist The Morning Cram [the bride is right! edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-bride-right-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR:</strong> Between China’s one-child policy and the cultural preference for a son, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/04/23/176326713/for-chinese-women-marriage-depends-on-right-bride-price">ladies are scarce</a> in the booming nation. That means men looking for wives are having to shell out money to buy gifts like apartments and cars just to get a woman – and her family – to agree to marriage. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:01:37 +0000 Whitney Jones 30899 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [the bride is right! edition] Liberal Super PAC Goes After Mitch McConnell's 'Chinese' Wife http://wkms.org/post/liberal-super-pac-goes-after-mitch-mcconnells-chinese-wife <p></p><p>A Democratic group is under <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/liberal-super-pac-goes-after-mitch-mcconnells-chinese-wife">sharp criticism for online </a>messages targeting U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell’s wife. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:36:33 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 28579 at http://wkms.org Liberal Super PAC Goes After Mitch McConnell's 'Chinese' Wife History Research Forum: China's One Child Policy http://wkms.org/post/history-research-forum-chinas-one-child-policy <p>Charlotte Beahan is Professor of History at Murray State and her research interests are East Asia, women’s history and world civilizations. &nbsp;This afternoon at 4 in Faculty Hall Room 506, Dr. Beahan is the presenter for the next in a series of Department of History Research Forums, all of which are open to the community. &nbsp;Beahan previews the event in a conversation with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.</p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 18:23:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 28374 at http://wkms.org History Research Forum: China's One Child Policy Madisonville Company Signs Partnership with Chinese Company http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-company-signs-partnership-chinese-company <p>Madisonville oil and gas production company Navitas Land and Mineral hopes to more than double its employees through a partnership with Chinese Company Shengli Highland Petroleum Equipment. Navitas CEO Daniel Williams says Highland will provide supplies and help with Navitas’s drilling site production. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 14:34:27 +0000 Angela Hatton 22087 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Company Signs Partnership with Chinese Company The Joys of International Travel http://wkms.org/post/joys-international-travel <p>There&rsquo;s never a bad time to travel, but the summer is a good time to start! Commentator and History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on the the joys of international travel and recommends Murray State students and staff consider the various programs offered by the university.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 19:37:25 +0000 Brian Clardy 18508 at http://wkms.org The Joys of International Travel Afternoon Round-Up 4/27/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-42712 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong>&nbsp; Chen Guangcheng is one of China&#39;s best-known activists for his fight against forced abortions. Security forces had been stationed outside his house for 18 months, but <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/27/151530934/blind-chinese-activist-flees-house-arrest">he managed to escape despite being blind</a>. His exact whereabouts are unknown, but supporters say he&#39;s safe.</p><p><strong>Kentucky Legislation:</strong></p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:10:48 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17795 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/27/12