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4:52 am
Tue August 7, 2007

Youth Vote #2 Urban Youth

Murray, KY – As the 2008 presidential campaign continues, many college students already have identified their favorites based on the issues that concern them, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and climate change. But, the U.S. Census Bureau says 65 percent of 18 to 24 year olds are not enrolled in college.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Nicole Erwin's report on the urban youth vote.

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Commentary
4:15 am
Tue August 7, 2007

Strange Fruit

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – Protest music has been a popular and important part of American culture since the Revolutionary War. Songs like "God Save the Thirteen States" and "The Liberty Song" expressed a desire for change, and freedom from oppression. The 20th century surged with protest music from the Great Depression to the Vietnam War, but Dr. Brian Clardy tell us a story behind one of the most influential, and controversial protest songs of th 1920s; a song which planted the seeds for the Civil Rights Movement, decades before it came to fruition.

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Local Features
7:56 am
Sun August 5, 2007

Fancy Farm

Murray, KY – This years Fancy Farm picnic flaunted its constants: excellent barbecue and no-holds-barred political stump speaking. Special fairytale and biblical characters were also present.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe's report from Fancy Farm.

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4:47 am
Fri August 3, 2007

Judge Clymer Outburst

Paducah Sun

Murray, KY – An outburst by a McCracken Circuit Judge last week Craig Clymer apologizes for his regrettable outburst in last week's court proceedings with Attorney Bard Brian.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Susan Miller with the story.

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4:40 am
Fri August 3, 2007

Fancy Farm Security

www.fancyfarm.net

Murray, KY – One state politician raised the issue of security at the Fancy Farm picnic. Susan Miller gets a response from an event organizer.

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Local Features
3:43 am
Fri August 3, 2007

River's Edge Film Festival

www.riversedgefilmfestival.com

Murray, KY – Meet the new executive director of Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema, Heather Ryan, and hear about the August 10th event featuring Matt Roloff at the Carson Center to benefit Maiden Alley Cinema and the River's Edge Film Festival coming up August 16th through 19th.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Ryan on Meridian.

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Local Features
3:35 am
Fri August 3, 2007

Always Patsy Cline on Meridian

Playhouse in the Park

Murray, KY – Hear song excerpts from "Always... Patsy Cline at Murray's Playhouse in the Park with co-stars Amanda McGuire, who sings the role of Patsy Cline, and Rebecca Watts, who portrays a devoted fan. The show is in its last weekend through Sunday, August 5th.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear the Kate Lochte's interview with the stars on Meridian. Tickets are available at playhouseinthepark.net

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3:34 am
Thu August 2, 2007

Bridge Safety in the Commonwealth

www.stuff.co.nz

Murray, KY – The Minnesota bridge collapse has people who routinely travel across bridges a little more on edge.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe's report on Kentucky's bridges.

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Local Features
11:45 pm
Wed August 1, 2007

Keith Todd Interview

kentuckyroads.com

Murray, KY – Wednesday's bridge collapse in Minneapolis has many motorists wondering about the safety of bridges in our area.


Click on the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe as he speaks with Kentucky Department of Highways Keith Todd about bridges in our area.

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5:07 am
Wed August 1, 2007

Shemwell Sentencing

Commonwealth Attorney Tim Kaltenbach
www.cnn.com

Murray, KY – Paducah widow Penny Baird Shemwell is going back to a state penitentiary soon. All criminal charges against Shemwell were settled Tuesday in two McCracken County courtrooms.

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