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2:23 am
Tue December 11, 2007

Big Words

Murray, KY – According to the National Assessment for Adult Literacy, over 40% of the US Population read at a basic or below basic level. What's more is that the percentage of adults with proficient reading skills has declined over the past 10 years. Dr. Scott Vander Ploeg talks about the importance of effective language skills in a commentary he calls Big Words.

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Local Features
4:54 am
Thu December 6, 2007

Paducah Symphony Orchestra

Murray, KY – Hear from the Director of Choruses of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Bradley Almquist. He tells Kate Lochte about the two Holiday concerts at the Carson Center Saturday, December 8th.

A Child's Christmas starts at 11 am Saturday at the Carson Center, with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra and its Chlidren's Chorus bringing "Twas the Night Before Christmas" to life on stage. Vocalist Abby Burke joins the Paducah Pops Orchestra and Symphony Chorus for the Holiday Pops concert at 7:30pm Saturday.

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Local Features
4:50 am
Thu December 6, 2007

Evolution of the Trucking Industry

Murray, KY – Pick up any newspaper today and peak into the help wanted section and you will find that the largest portion of ads read Drivers wanted. Nicole Erwin has more on the opportunities and pitfalls of the trucking industry.

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Commentary
3:54 am
Tue December 4, 2007

On Chrismastime and Loss

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – For most, the holiday season signifies a time for celebration... It's no wonder why it's been declared The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. But for some, the winter holidays can be the loneliest time of the year A bittersweet reminder of past times and hardships... Dr. Brian Clardy shares with us a story from his past about how the passing of a loved one launched a new holiday tradition for his family.

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Local Features
1:32 am
Tue December 4, 2007

Hanukkah

http://www.spcc-storrs.org

Murray, KY – Today is more than just Tuesday for millions around the world, it's the 24th day of the month of Kislev, and that can mean only one thing; it's the first day of Hanukkah.

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1:11 am
Tue December 4, 2007

Bunning Will Run for Re-Election

www.kypolitics.org

Murray, KY – US Senator Jim Bunning is denying a media report that he plans to retire. During a conference call with reporters Tuesday, the Republican lawmaker said the story on the website KYPolitics.org is wrong.

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Local Features
1:14 am
Mon December 3, 2007

The High Price of Recycling

www.thefilevault.co.uk

Murray, KY – From Paducah to Madisonville and everywhere in between, people hear more about recycling . . . and recycling more. But, like anything, recycling has its pros and cons.

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1:01 am
Mon December 3, 2007

NFL Network

http://www.profootballhof.com

Murray, KY – Exclusive broadcasting rights for some NFL games on its network are inconveniencing fans. The NFL Network's programming changes have some Kentucky fans complaining to the Public Service Commission. Recently the PSC issued a statement saying it has no control over programming in the state, directing consumers to contact their local cable companies.

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Local Features
4:48 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Poetry Corner "Poems that Tell a Story"

Murray, KY – Murray State students read from their work on the Poetry Corner, this week's perspective is on poems that tell a fictional story. Poets featured this week: Nicole Erwin and Sarah Yeatts.

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12:52 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Football Complaints

Murray, KY – The National Football League's decision to establish the NFL Network has some Kentuckians complaining to the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

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