louisville http://wkms.org en Jack O'Lanterns Light Up Louisville http://wkms.org/post/jack-olanterns-light-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Through November 2nd, Louisville's Iroquois Park has eyes... roughly 10,000 of them.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear Kate </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lochte's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> interview with Louisville Convention and Visitor's Bureau President and CEO Jim Wood about Louisville's Jack O' Lantern Spectacular.</span></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:14:14 +0000 Kate Lochte 35850 at http://wkms.org Jack O'Lanterns Light Up Louisville Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Paris Native, Jackie Hays on "Get Healthy" http://wkms.org/post/emmy-award-winning-journalist-paris-native-jackie-hays-get-healthy <p>Retirement from a storied television news career didn't last long for Paris, Tennessee native Jackie Hays. She likes to think of it as dispelling the notion that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. Emmy Awards, the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, and now, a new career that spans Facebook, blogging, and video production. Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State alumna Jackie Hays, now with Norton Healthcare in Louisville.</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:35:35 +0000 Kate Lochte 33459 at http://wkms.org Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Paris Native, Jackie Hays on "Get Healthy" Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant http://wkms.org/post/louisville-homeless-veterans-group-receives-housing-grant <p>Volunteers of America in Kentucky will soon have an extra $77,000 to help address the housing needs of Louisville-area veterans. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:01:00 +0000 the associated press 18488 at http://wkms.org Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant Toyota Auto Incentives http://wkms.org/post/toyota-auto-incentives <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed a bill into law that gives tax incentives to automakers in Kentucky.<br /><br />The new law allows manufacturers and suppliers to tap the incentives if they have 1,000 employees, have been in business in Kentucky for at least five years and are willing to invest $100 million in the state. The law is an extension of a 2007 program that allowed Ford to invest more than one billion dollars into its two Louisville plants to expand the workforce and re-tool assembly lines.<br /> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17555 at http://wkms.org Toyota Auto Incentives Obama Re-Electio​n Campaign Opens Kentucky Office http://wkms.org/post/obama-re-electio-n-campaign-opens-kentucky-office <p>President Barack Obama&rsquo;s re-election campaign opens its first&nbsp;Kentucky office tomorrow in Louisville with an open house. Spokesman Frank Benenati says the president is serious about competing in all fifty states.</p><p><em>&quot;As we did in 2008 we&#39;re going to be playing in all 50 states. And we&#39;re in the business of expanding the electorate. From Kentucky to New York to Arizona and everywhere else we&#39;re going to be reaching out to folks telling the story of the president&#39;s successes and contrasting that with what the Republicans would like to do.&quot;</em></p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 19:33:40 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17549 at http://wkms.org Obama Re-Electio​n Campaign Opens Kentucky Office Budget Cuts to Close Madisonville Autopsy Office http://wkms.org/post/budget-cuts-close-madisonville-autopsy-office <p><span class="article-content"><span>Commonwealth budget cuts will deal a finishing blow to Madisonville&#39;s medical examiner&#39;s office. At a meeting of west Kentucky coroners two weeks ago the state&#39;s chief medical examiner Dr. Tracey Corey announced the office will close July 1. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:27:14 +0000 Seth Helton 16981 at http://wkms.org Full Body Scanners Coming to Louisville, Lexington Airports http://wkms.org/post/full-body-scanners-coming-louisville-lexington-airports <p>Full body scanners will soon be arriving at Lexington&rsquo;s Bluegrass Airport and Louisville International Airport. Jim Fotenos, a spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration, says the biggest change for passengers will be requests that they remove all items, metallic and non-metallic, from their pockets before passing through. Fotenos says the worries about radiation exposure that surfaced when full body scanners began being widely used two years ago have been addressed with newer scanners.<br /> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:04:24 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 16954 at http://wkms.org