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3:18 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Maiden Alley Presents "Bottle Shock"

Murray, KY – In 1976, a small Napa Valley winery put everything on the line, challenging French vintners long before Napa was known for world-class wines. Bottle Shock is the story of a lawyer-turned vintner, an English wine seller who didn't think much of West Coast vintages, and the competition that put Napa on the map. Todd Hatton talks with Larry Thomas about the film, playing this weekend at Maiden Alley Cinema.

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3:07 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Red Cross Crunch

Murray, KY – Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, along with the severe weather they've spun off have stretched the resources of emergency support services. Todd Hatton speaks with Calloway County Red Cross director Jennifer Wilson about the challenges it's facing in light of the severe weather across the southeast and in western Kentucky.

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3:05 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Kentucky's US Senate Race

Murray, KY – In the last three decades, special interest groups have become major players in political campaigns. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more on how official and unofficial interests are getting involved in Kentucky's US Senate race.

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3:04 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Graves County Leads Western Kentucky in School Performance

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3:00 am
Thu October 2, 2008

A Cabaret Singer comes to Murray

Murray, KY – Chicago resident Claudia Hommel honors Edith Piaf and her peers in concerts in our region next week. Her concerts start at 7:30pm next Wednesday at UT Martin's Harriet Fulton Theatre and at 7:30 pm next Tuesday at Murray State's Doyle Fine Arts Center Performing Arts Hall. Kate Lochte has more.

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2:24 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Art Pallone on MSU's particle accelerator

Murray, KY – Wednesday, scientists in Europe successfully tested the world's largest particle accelerator. Angela Hatton interviews Murray State University Assistant Professor of Physics Art Pallone about this and MSU's very own particle accelerator.

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2:20 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Gold Star Quilts

Murray, KY – A quilt is more than a piece of art, or even an heirloom. In western Kentucky, quilting is an integral part of the region's culture and even its economy. Still, one woman in western Kentucky uses her skills and talents to give it even more significance. Todd Hatton has this story of quilting for comfort, and a Gold Star Mother who received one after her son was killed in Iraq.

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2:18 am
Thu October 2, 2008

Johnson Controls could be closing its doors

Murray, KY – Last Friday, Cadiz automotive parts manufacturer Johnson Controls, Inc (JCI) told its employees it would be closing its doors next year, leaving almost 560 workers without jobs. Carrie Pond speaks with community officials, who are still reeling from the news

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2:16 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Maiden Alley - Brideshead Revisited"

Murray, KY – Fans of public television's Masterpiece Theatre may be familiar with the title of this adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's literary masterpiece, but they'll find this version is a little different from that earlier landmark production. Emma Thompson, Ben Whishaw, and Michael Gambon star in this sensuous movie about class, society, and passion between the world wars. Todd Hatton talks with Larry Thomas about the film, playing this weekend at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.

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2:35 am
Wed September 24, 2008

KY-2: Guthrie's Company Threatens to Sue Over DCCC Ad

Bowling Green, KY – A Louisville TV station has pulled an ad by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee attacking the business that employs Republican candidate Brett Guthrie. A lawyer representing the company has threatened to sue over the ad, saying it is "demonstrably false." Kevin Willis reports.

Full story at WKYU

 

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