Local Features
10:34 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Playing the games you've only watched

Bill Littlefield

Boston, MA – Lots of fans dream of what it might be like to take the field and try playing the games they've only watched. Commentator Bill Littlefield cautions them to be careful what they wish for.

Bill Littlefield hosts NPR's "Only A Game," which airs on WKMS Saturday mornings at 6.

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Local Features
10:30 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Underground Gas Tanks Pollute KY from Within

A petroleum tank being removed from the ground. www.epa.gov

Louisville, KY – Some pollution you can smell or see, the fumes form a diesel powered truck, a slick of oil on the Ohio River. Some sources are less noticable, but just as insidious. As Kentucky Public Radio's Kristen Espeland reports underground petroleum storage tanks are getting renewed attention with an influx of federal stimulus dollars.

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Local Features
10:22 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Bunning Dropout Puts Grayson Front and Center

Frankfort, KY – With the incumbent now out of Kentucky's US Senate race, the GOP field is beginning to solidify for next year's contest. Republican Secretary of State Trey Grayson, who's been testing the waters, now says he'll run for the open seat. He's not the only Republican to express interest but a strong funraising start and name recognition positions him as the frontrunner in the primary. Kentucky Public Radio's Lisa Autry has more in this report.

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Datebook
10:21 am
Fri July 31, 2009

A datebook of regional events for July 31, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for July 31, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
9:22 am
Fri July 31, 2009

The 806 Newscast on July 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on July 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
9:21 am
Fri July 31, 2009

The 504 Newscast on July 30, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on July 30, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
8:30 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Quinn May Blunt Some Budget Cuts

Springfield, IL – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is hinting that some education budget cuts won't be as severe as first feared. Quinn is set to lay out today what the budget cuts will look like and where he'll try to blunt their impact.

Quinn has broad authority over the budget because lawmakers didn't spell out where it should be cut and instead gave him power over spending. He says early childhood education programs will do well.

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Regional Headlines
8:27 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Clarksville Firefighters Sue City

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Regional Headlines
8:25 am
Fri July 31, 2009

City Council to Revisit Guns in Parks Positions

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville's City Council will take another look at its position on the guns in parks issue after voting to prohibit them earlier this month. Councilman Wallace Redd is sponsoring a proposal to repeal the vote that withdrew the city's participation in the new Tennessee law. The law permits licensed gun owners to carry their weapons in parks. The council will revisit the issue next Thursday.

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Regional Headlines
8:24 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Body of Missing Hickman Man Found

Columbus, KY – The body of a Hickman County man, missing for over a month, has been found. A Hickman County Sheriff's Department spokesperson says the body of 26-year-old Travis Poole of Columbus was found inside his jeep below a bluff. Police do not yet know the cause of death and haven't ruled out foul play.

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