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   NPR Tiny Desk Concert veteran and self-described "intuitive folk" multi-instrumentalist, Diane Cluck, speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good ahead of her intimate house show in Paducah next week. 

The weekend is around the corner! Time to relax, turn on your radio or maybe put on a good record.... What?! You don't have a record player?

This weekend is a great time to give to WKMS.

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Kentucky officials say unemployment rates rose in 85 of the state's 120 counties between August 2016 and August 2017.

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Two Kentucky Democrats say legalizing casino-style gambling would generate much-needed tax revenue for the state. Kentucky has had budget shortfalls in eight out of the last 14 years amid a massive pension crisis.

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If the latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is successful next week, more than 400,000 people in Kentucky who have health insurance through the Medicaid expansion would lose their coverage.

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A panel has unanimously voted to remove a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis at the Kentucky State Capitol Rotunda that labels the president of the Confederacy as “patriot, hero, statesman.”

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The White House says President Donald Trump is nominating people from four states to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors. 

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This weekend, Murray State's Cinema International features the 2011 film "Clandestine Childhood."  This Argentinian film, set during the rule of Argentina by a military junta in the late seventies and early eighties, tells the story of a young boy whose family is resisting the government.  It's told from the boy's perspective, mixing film and animation to portray how he sees the country's swirling political turmoil.  Todd Hatton speaks with Cinema International Director Dr. Therese Saint Paul, Murray State Political Science professor Dr. Marc Polizzi, and Dr.

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  Talks on renegotiating NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, are set for later this month and farm country is concerned about the potential fallout from a trade dispute. Pork producers are especially nervous about the implications of a threat from President Trump to place a 20 percent tariff on Mexican food imports.

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A Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would let Kentucky's governor appoint the state's appellate judges.

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