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12:13 am
Fri March 30, 2007

Dr. Dunn on Meridian Part Two

Murray, KY – Jim Michael talks to Dr. Randy Dunn as part of their monthly series with the Murray State University President.

Part Two of Four

Click the "Listen" icon to hear the interview with Dr. Randy Dunn about all things Murray State and higher education.

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Local Features
12:11 am
Fri March 30, 2007

Dr. Dunn on Meridian Part One

Murray, KY – Jim Michael talks to Dr. Randy Dunn as part of their monthly series with the Murray State University President.

Part One of Four

Click the "Listen" icon to hear the interview with Dr. Randy Dunn about all things Murray State and higher education.

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Local Features
3:45 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Catfish to Caviar - Food Alphabet 'A'

Rhodes and Gordon

Murray, KY – Chef Denise Gordon and Johanna Rhodes begin a Food Alphabet series with a discussion of apples, anchovies and more.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Catfish to Caviar. Johanna Rhodes is co-owner of Etcetera Coffeehouse and Art Gallery in Paducah's Lowertown. Chef Denise Gordon also lives in Paducah.

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Local Features
3:42 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Audiobook Review - "The Measure of a Man" by Sidney Poitier

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Murray, KY – Legendary actor Sidney Poitier crafts a memoir with articulate pride and self-reflection exploring his early, reckless days in the Bahamas and his hard work in gaining success as an actor in the '50s and '60s.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear this week's audio book review.

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Commentary
3:38 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Commentary - Mulgrew Miller

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – Mulgrew Miller is said to be a leader among contemporary Jazz Pianists. Dr. Brian Clardy, Assistant Professor of History at Murray State, talks about why Miller is more than just a listening experience.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Dr Clardy's commentary.

Read the text for this commentary here.

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Local Features
3:31 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Maiden Alley - "The Last King of Scotland"

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Murray, KY – In the film, "The Last King of Scotland," Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures. Self-appointed Ugandan President Idi Amin is impressed by Dr. Garrigan and picks him as his personal physician and confidant. Though Garrigan is fascinated by his new position, he soon awakens to Amin's savagery and his own complicity in it.

Click the "Listen" icon to hear Bryan Bartlett speak to Maiden Alley Cinema's Larry Thomas about "The Last King of Scotland."

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Local Features
3:24 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Candidate Forum

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Murray, KY – With Kentucky's primary election just a few months away, candidates are taking every opportunity they can to get their name into voter's minds. Monday night, that meant a barbecue dinner at Murray's WEAKS center. Most Democrats in line for the gubernatorial bid spoke. But as Nicole Erwin tells us, several other offices are on the ballot, and their contenders want your attention, too.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Nicole Erwin introduce to us a few of those "other" candidates.

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Local Features
3:20 am
Tue March 27, 2007

Education Subcommittee

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Murray, KY – Kentucky Senate Bill 130 passed last year. It says that beginning in the 2008 school year the assessment program under the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System or "CATS" must include the ACT for 11th graders. But there are some potential kinks to work out.

Click the "Listen" icon to hear Jim Michael talk about the education subcommittee.

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Local Features
3:15 am
Tue March 27, 2007

The October Finds Success in German Speaking Nations

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Murray, KY – A local band with members from Metropolis, Illinois; Calvert City, Clinton and Louisville, Kentucky has recently seen success overseas. Amy Eddings had a chance to sit down with The October before one of their shows at the Big Apple Cafe in Murray to discuss not only where they're going, but where they started.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Amy's interview with the band.

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Local Features
2:50 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Wenstrup on Abu Ghraib

Major Brad Wenstrup during \"Operation Goodwill Gifts\"
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Murray, KY – It's now closed, but Abu Ghraib prison was notorious for torture, abuse and murder under Saddam Hussein's regime. It was taken over in 2004 and turned into a US military prison, but the suffering didn't end. An Army internal investigation revealed detainee abuse at the hands of American soldiers. Army physician Major Brad Wenstrup was Chief of Surgery while stationed at the now infamous prison shortly after the story broke. Kentucky Public Radio's Sara Wittmeyer has his story.

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