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WKMS Special Programming for Valentine's Day

Feb 2, 2016
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Feel the love with WKMS local music hosts this Valentine’s Day! Here's the rundown of romantic programming: 

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A man has been charged in the shooting of two Ballard County girls. 

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Motorists can now look up the taxes paid on any of their vehicles with a new feature on the Kentucky Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing’s website. Using the Vehicle Identification Number owners can access the taxes that were paid in 2015. 

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Employees at the former ConAgra Plant in Princeton will keep their jobs under new ownership.

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Murray State President Bob Davies has named Chad Lampe as the new station manager of WKMS, effective February 1, 2016. Lampe served as the WKMS news director since 2007 and as interim station manager during the national search for the position.

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A new quarter featuring the Shawnee National Forest launches this week. SNF Public Affairs Specialist Sue Hirsch speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about how the coin and forest came to be.

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky placed fifth in the Iowa Republican Caucuses on Monday, raising further questions about the viability of his presidential campaign and when he might divert his attention to defending his Senate seat in earnest.

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Afternoon Update

The WKMS listening area is under a tornado watch until 7 this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are beginning to pick up across our region. Showers and thunderstorms continue until midnight, some storms could be severe with potentially damaging winds between 10 to 20 miles per hour, gusting as high as 38. 

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Kentucky House members will consider a constitutional amendment measure this session that would restore voting rights to nonviolent former felons.

It won the approval of the Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Monday. 

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A campaign finance bill that would clear the way for larger donor contributions is on the move in the Kentucky House.  

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