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7:13 am
Thu July 26, 2007

The Waitress

trailerspy.com

Murray, KY – Living in a small community can sometimes be monotonous, but writer and director Adrienne Shelly depicts a somewhat uncommon situation for a young woman living in a rural town in "The Waitress." Chad Lampe speaks with Maiden Alley Cinema's Larry Thomas about the film.

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2:42 am
Thu July 26, 2007

McCracken Consolidation

Murray, KY – Meetings this week concerning consolidation of the three McCracken County High Schools have garnered a lot of opposition and media attention. But the county school board is far from making a final decision.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Susan Miller's report on the McCracken consolidation.

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Local Features
6:44 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Smoke on the Mountain in Mayfield

www.rtfseason.org

Murray, KY – Lisa Cope directs "Smoke on the Mountain" with the Mayfield Purchase Players, a gospel-filled show opening Friday July 27 and running Friday and Saturday nights at 7, Sunday afternoons at 2, through Sunday, August 5th.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Cope.

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Commentary
2:14 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Orbert Davis and Jazz Education

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – Credited in over Twenty Five Hundred commercials and working with musicians from Duran Duran to Ramsey Lewis Jazz Trumpeter Orbert Davis is considered by many to be the hardest working man in jazz. He's arranged a Fifty-Five piece orchestra and expanded the jazz program at the University of Chicago. Dr. Brian Clardy talks about an inspiring CD by this Forty Four year old jazz maven.

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Commentary
2:09 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Ken Burns and Dexter Gordon

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – Since its broadcast in 2001, Ken Burn's documentary miniseries on jazz has garnered mixed reviews by critics. While praised for his inclusion of rare video clips and excellent soundtrack, opposing critics say his premise favors the classical influence in modern jazz, rather than the fusion and free jazz movements. Dr. Brian Clardy talks about a particular example involving Dexter Gordon's album, Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard.

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Local Features
1:27 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Clarksville Second Gang Forum

gizmondo.com

Murray, KY – When a shootout among gang members killed a prominent former high school coach caught in the crossfire, many in Clarksville called for action to combat what they consider rising gang violence. Tuesday night they gathered for a second community forum in as many weeks to discuss what needs to be done. Jim Michael takes us to the "Stop the Violence Community Forum."

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1:20 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Clarksville Gang Forum 2

www.gfrpartners.com

Murray, KY – After Clarksville city officials put on a public forum on gang violence two weeks ago, many in the audience weren't satisfied. Last night, they voiced their outrage in a second community forum.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Jim Michael's report on the second Clarksville gang forum.

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4:18 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Baby Boomers

www.peacecorpsonline.org

Murray, KY – A series of 15 meetings across the state may help Kentuckians assess how their local communities are preparing for the aging "Baby Boomer" population.

Click on the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe's report on the Baby Boomers.

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Local Features
1:13 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Ellen Glasgow

\"Benton Creek Grove\" by Ellen Glasgow
atriumgallery.net

Murray, KY – The Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz is showing paintings by a west Kentuckian who started the Capital Gallery in Frankfort that has thrived for nearly three decades now. Ellen Glasgow's landscapes are on display there through Sunday, July 29. The painter hails from Paducah and her husband's family roots are in Murray. They traveled extensively due to military assignments. Kate Lochte asks Glasgow about earning her undergraduate degree in art from Murray State.

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Local Features
11:29 pm
Mon July 23, 2007

Coal-To-Liquid

evwold.com

Murray, KY – The Kentucky House and Senate have been at odds over special sessions this summer. House members are touting the sessions as political moves by the governor, who is seeking re-election. Members of the Senate feel there are some important items on the agenda. The most publicized legislation provides incentives to Peabody Energy Corporation to perform a feasibility study that may ensure the building of a 3 billion dollar Coal to Liquid Fuel plant in the state.

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