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Tune in Friday (July 29), at Noon for our next Sounds Good Live Lunch featuring Nashville-based blues and rock band and WKMS Battle of the Bands finalist Year of October live in (our newly carpeted) Studio B!

Principal band members Phlecia and Josh Sullivan will perform an intimate duo session featuring nothing but guitar and vocals.

Last time they played on WKMS, we compared them to Nora Jones and The Black Keys. Their latest album "Golden Days" came out in 2014.

Watch the live broadcast here:

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Update Wednesday: Grabinski has been arrested after turning himself in Tuesday night. He is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree disorderly conduct, fourth-degree assault and menacing. He was released on a $2,500 dollar bond. 

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On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to receive a nomination from a major party for president.

The moment came at the end of a roll-call vote with Senator and challenger Bernie Sanders requesting the party select the former Secretary of State as their candidate.

Murray State history professor and Kentucky delegate Dr. Brian Clardy is at the DNC in Philadelphia and says the nomination was a powerful moment.    

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Democratic Party officials are still trying to unify support behind presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as supporters of former candidate Bernie Standers continue to protest her nomination.

The two candidates nearly split Kentucky’s share of 55 pledged delegates — Sanders took 27 and Clinton took 28. Clinton won all five of Kentucky’s unpledged “super” delegates.

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With millions downloading and playing Pokemon GO, Dr. Michael Bordieri talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about psychological benefits and concerns.

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The latest fundraising totals in the race to become the next Representative of Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District show Republican James Comer with a large lead over his Democratic opponent, Sam Gaskins.

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A coalition of environmental groups is formally protesting the upcoming auction of federal lands in Western Kentucky for possible oil and gas drilling.

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Five Kentucky state parks will be seeing $3 million dollars in safety and aesthetic improvements over the next couple of years. The announcement came Tuesday from Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Secretary Don Parkinson during a visit to Carter Caves State Resort Park.

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Hillary Clinton has made history as the first woman to receive her party’s nomination for president, but it wasn’t without contention from her rival, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders.  

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Police training, racial profiling and minority officers were among topics that emerged in a community forum on race relations Monday night at Good Shepherd Church in Hopkinsville.

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