Murray, KY – The contrasts between Tuesday's election results across the country and in Kentucky can appear to be dissonant and somehow obvious at the same time. Todd Hatton spoke Wednesday with Dr. Brian Clardy, associate professor of history at Murray State University. Dr. Clardy believes both American and Kentucky politics have entered a transformation period, and that a failure to change could signal failure at the voting booth.
Murray, KY – The contrasts between Tuesday's election results across the country and in Kentucky can appear to be dissonant and somehow obvious at the same time. Todd Hatton speaks with University Professor Dr. Winfield Rose. He has taught political science at Murray State for 29 years, and written extensively in the area of public policy. Dr. Rose sees the vote as a matter of timing, and doesn't believe Kentucky's GOP has much to fix.
Murray, KY – This I Believe is a national essay writing project based on the 1950s radio series of the same name, hosted by revered journalist Edward R. Murrow. Back then Americans were thinking about issues strikingly similar to those which concern us now. As you may have heard, our own Thousand Dollar This I Believe Essay Writing Project with Paducah Life Magazine is underway. Kate Lochte speaks with Dan Gediman next. He's an award-winning executive producer with the national This I Believe organization based in Louisville.
Frankfort, KY – Voters in Kentucky performed as expected Tuesday, returning Republican Mitch McConnell to the US Senate, and backing the GOP's presidential nominee, Senator John McCain. Kentucky Public Radio's Charles Compton explores their reasons.
Murray, KY – For the first time ever, the Murray State Racers soccer team hosts the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament this weekend at MSU's Cutchin Field. The team earned the right to hold the semifinals and Sunday championship after winning OVC regular season play for the first time since the program started in 2000. MSU kicks off its tournament play tomorrow against No. 4 Morehead State.