NewTown http://wkms.org en Ill Officials to Examine School Safety http://wkms.org/post/ill-officials-examine-school-safety <p></p><p>Illinois school administrators, teachers and law enforcement will meet today to discuss how to make Illinois schools safer. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:51:20 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 27047 at http://wkms.org Ill Officials to Examine School Safety Gov. Steve Beshear: Open Debate on Gun Control, Mental Health is Needed http://wkms.org/post/gov-steve-beshear-open-debate-gun-control-mental-health-needed <p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">In the wake of last week's shooting death of 26 people at a<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(12,76,162);text-decoration:initial">&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/post/developing-shooting-elementary-school-newtown-conn">Newtown, Conn., elementary school</a>,&nbsp;</span>Kentucky Gov. Steve&nbsp;Beshear&nbsp;is joining a chorus of public officials who say a national debate on gun control and mental health is needed. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:48:58 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 25951 at http://wkms.org Gov. Steve Beshear: Open Debate on Gun Control, Mental Health is Needed Beshear Asks Kentuckians to Join Moment of Silence http://wkms.org/post/beshear-asks-kentuckians-join-moment-silence <p></p><p>Governor Steve Beshear has asked Kentuckians to join a moment of silence for the Sandy Hook school shooting victims of Newtown, Connecticut. The moment is Friday, Dec. 21, at 9:30 a.m. local time. Houses of worship and other buildings with bells may sound out 26 times, one ring for each victim killed at the school. The moment of silence was first declared by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:27:13 +0000 Angela Hatton 25888 at http://wkms.org Beshear Asks Kentuckians to Join Moment of Silence Dick's Sporting Goods Suspending Modern Rifle Sales http://wkms.org/post/dicks-sporting-goods-suspending-modern-rifle-sales <p></p><p>Dick’s Sporting Goods Chain is suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut. The company also says it's removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took place. A statement posted on Dick's corporate website expresses sympathy for the Sandy Hook Elementary victims' families. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:04:37 +0000 Angela Hatton & The Associated Press 25821 at http://wkms.org Dick's Sporting Goods Suspending Modern Rifle Sales Guitarist CJ Cain on Rocking, Picking, and Grooving http://wkms.org/post/guitarist-cj-cain-rocking-picking-and-grooving <p>CJ Cain picked up the guitar at age 14 to learn to play rock. At 16, he went to a bluegrass festival and has been picking ever since. Today he plays for the Lexington bluegrass band <a href="http://www.katipenn.com/home.html">NewTown</a>- which will be playing at <a href="http://rompfest.com/home.cfm">ROMP</a> in Owensboro this month.</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:46:21 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18297 at http://wkms.org Guitarist CJ Cain on Rocking, Picking, and Grooving