Front Page AM http://wkms.org en Front Page AM 5/25/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-52512 <p>Next week, the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview hosts a commemoration of the western Kentuckian who became the first, and only, president of the Confederate States of America on the occasion of his 204<sup>th</sup> birthday.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll speak with historian William C. Davis (no relation) about the rebel leader&rsquo;s life and legacy today on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 15:40:51 +0000 Todd Hatton & Chad Lampe 18124 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 5/25/12 May Conversation with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn http://wkms.org/post/may-conversation-msu-president-dr-randy-dunn <p>On this month&#39;s conversation Dr. Dunn discusses:</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 13:29:32 +0000 Chad Lampe 18021 at http://wkms.org May Conversation with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn Front page AM 5/11/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-51112 <p>Murray State bids bon voyage to its Spring 2012 graduates this weekend. And some of those graduates may be feeling a bit of trepidation as they wonder what shape their post-graduate careers will take.&nbsp; This morning, we&rsquo;ll find out what kind of job market they face in the Four Rivers region, on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 17:34:07 +0000 Chad Lampe & Todd Hatton 17939 at http://wkms.org Front page AM 5/11/12 5/4 Front Page A.M. http://wkms.org/post/54-front-page-am <p>Murray&rsquo;s Ken Winters is a lifelong educator and spent the last 8 years as a State Senator. He&rsquo;s retiring. We speak with Senator Winters, and look at&nbsp; horse racing technology ahead of this weekend&rsquo;s Kentucky Derby on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 13:33:18 +0000 Chad Lampe 17852 at http://wkms.org 5/4 Front Page A.M. Front Page A.M. April Q&A with Dr. Dunn http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-april-qa-dr-dunn <p>Tuition at Murray State will increase by four percent for the 2012-13 academic year. The increase amounts to around $130 per semester. &nbsp;&nbsp;The MSU board of Regents voted against the administration&rsquo;s three percent recommendation. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:13:52 +0000 Chad Lampe 17783 at http://wkms.org Front Page A.M. April Q&A with Dr. Dunn Front Page AM 4/20/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-42012 <p>Almost four months after the Delta Mariner crashed into the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, hearings are underway in Paducah to determine how it happened and how to keep it from happening again.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll look at what&rsquo;s emerged in the hearings so far, this morning on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:27:08 +0000 Chad Lampe & Todd Hatton 17710 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 4/20/12 Front Page AM 4/13/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-41312 <p>State and federal budget cuts are inevitable in almost every sector. Land Between the Lakes is staring down a nearly 50 percent cut in operating and maintenance appropriations we hear what leaders there are doing to brace for impact on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:18:33 +0000 Todd Hatton & Chad Lampe 17629 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 4/13/12 Front Page A.M. March Q&A with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-march-qa-msu-president-dr-randy-dunn <p>It is our monthly conversation with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn.</p><p>For our first segment Dr. Dunn addresses his plan to brace for a $3.2 million dollar state funding cut. He also addresses the MSU Board of Regents decision to nix a library project that would have used student fees to finance the project.&nbsp; Dr. Dunn also discusses how the state budget outlook could halt any major planned construction for some time.</p><p>The second segment airs on Front Page Sunday.&nbsp; The both segments are available on demand here.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Chad Lampe 17454 at http://wkms.org Front Page A.M. March Q&A with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn Front Page AM 3/2/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-3212 <p>Islam is the world&rsquo;s second largest religion, but Moslems only comprise less than one percent of the U.S. population, meaning many Americans aren&rsquo;t that familiar with the faith.&nbsp; This lack of familiarity has fostered misconceptions, misunderstandings, and, in some cases, prejudice.&nbsp; We spoke with a Tennessee imam working to change that.</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 16:29:36 +0000 Todd Hatton 17124 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 3/2/12 Front Page AM 2/24/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-22412 <p>College sports can be big money makers for universities. Perennial power houses receive millions of dollars in profits each year from their programs. Hear how a mid-major with a Cinderella season like Murray State might come out at the end of their run. On Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:53:38 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Chad Lampe 17035 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 2/24/12