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5:04 am
Thu July 19, 2007

Murray State University and Hopkinsville Community College Venture

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Murray, KY – Leaders from Murray State and the Hopkinsville business community met in a round table discussion.

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12:09 am
Thu July 19, 2007

Freeland "Blood River to Berlin"

Murray, KY – Mike Freeland is a World War II veteran, life-long broadcaster, a guest lecturer, trainer and a resident of Hopkinsville. His new book Blood River to Berlin is available at the University Store in Murray State University's Curris Center and New Life Christian Bookstore on Murray's Court Square. Mark Welch interviews Freeland on Meridian about some of his experiences while Freeland reads some of the excerpts from his book.

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6:24 am
Wed July 18, 2007

Edwards to Visit Columbus

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Murray, KY – More than a month of online voting "to demand a visit" from Democratic Presidential Candidate John Edwards has paid off for a rural western Kentucky town.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe's report on the Edwards visit.

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6:18 am
Wed July 18, 2007

Quilter's Show Goes On

www.americanquilter.com

Murray, KY – Much to the relief of area residents and local officials the American Quilter's Society, or AQS, finally has a contract for its April 2008 show.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Susan Miller's report on the quilt show.

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2:57 am
Wed July 18, 2007

McCracken County Public Library Book Sale

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Murray, KY – In the last 10 years, more than $150,000 has been generated for the library's print and electronic information resources. From the inception, the Summer Book Sale has been a part of the Paducah Summer Festival and begins again Friday, July 27th from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale is held in the gym of St. Paul Lutheran Church located at the intersection of S. 21st and Kentucky Ave. in Paducah. This year's sale will offer more than 10,000 volumes at very reasonable prices.

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2:55 am
Wed July 18, 2007

Always Patsy Cline

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Murray, KY – Folks in Benton County, Tennessee, remember when singer Patsy Cline's plane crashed and the singer perished in the neck of the woods. Murray's Playhouse in the Park features the music of Patsy Cline, in the context of a Houston housewife's actual remembrance of getting to know Cline personally. Bolen cast Becky Watts as the story teller, the main character. Watts, who in real life serves as Deputy to the President of Murray State University is new to Playhouse, but not to this part.

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4:55 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Bunning Bashes Fancy Farm

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Murray, KY – One Kentucky Senator says he'll likely never return to the annual Fancy Farm picnic.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Jim Michael's report on the Bunning bash.

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4:53 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Fletcher and Richards Letters

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Murray, KY – Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher and House Speaker Jody Richards have been at odds over legislation concerning a potential three-billion dollar, Peabody Energy, fuel conversion plant int he commonwealth. However, recent communication between the two may generate a solution.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Susan Miller's report on the Fletcher and Richards letters.

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4:07 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Clarksville Gang Forum (Updated)

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Murray, KY – Three recent shootings in 10 days forced Clarksville city leaders to publicly confront the problem. Jim Michael attended last Thursday's "community forum." He takes a look at gang violence in Clarksville, and tells us why many residents still don't think the city is doing enough.

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

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1:51 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Water Quality Researcher

Dr. David White

Murray, KY – The group Public Outcry presents a program in Murray this week that calls attention to environmental effects of mountaintop removal mining in Eastern Kentucky. We asked a biologist working with water quality research to explain how this impacts our western waterways. Kate Lochte has more with Dr. David White who coordinates the Center for Excellence in Reservoir Research at Murray State's Hancock Biological Station.

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