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Thank You! WKMS Fall Fundraiser Goal Met!

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What an exhilarating week of our on air pledge drive, sharing with our listening community why public radio is an asset to the region. Listeners, sustainers, new friends and long time friends, underwriters and volunteers have come together to raise $130,000 for WKMS. 

Shannon Vetter, via YouTube

Paducah-based musician and WKMS Battle of the Bands semi-finalist Shannon Vetter is premiering the music video for "Temptation" the first single off his upcoming album "Rapid Cycle."

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  A new electronic trading platform for emerging commodities is setting the stage for Hemp to enter the trade market. Seed CX is a swap execution facility regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Affiliates met with industry leaders in Chicago early this week to discuss the future of hemp.

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A Lexington-based trade consulting group is preparing for a business trip to Cuba in 2017.

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A former Murray City Council member has filed as a write-in candidate for this year’s election. Twelve candidates will appear on November’s ballot for the twelve-member council, so Jane Brandon’s candidacy creates some uncertainty in the race.

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Officials in Kentucky are monitoring a day care center after an investigation found that employees required children to be hit before they could get a snack. 

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A pastor running for state representative in Bullitt County has taken down offensive Facebook posts after reproach from both political parties in the state. In an interview with WDRB, he refused to apologize for depicting President Obama as a monkey.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Todd Hatton speak with MSU Music Department Professor Maribeth Crawford and members of the cast for Little Shop of Horrors about this weekend's production.

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Former Personnel Cabinet secretary Tim Longmeyer has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for federal bribery charges. He will also have to pay $203,500 in restitution.

Lance Dennee

A group of Paducah residents are concerned over the disrepair of what they say is an historic Lowertown building.

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