Local Features
10:31 am
Mon August 13, 2007

Youth Vote 3, Voting Issues

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Murray, KY – As American voters choose who they will support in the 2008 presidential election, they're facing a long list of issues and perhaps and even longer list of candidates.
In part three of our series on how young people are getting involved in the political process, Nicole Erwin finds that many of these new voters are anything BUT apathetic.

To hear Nicole's report please click on the "Listen" icon above.

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Commentary
1:05 am
Mon August 13, 2007

River Walk

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Murray, KY – The Ohio River is richly embedded in American History; because of its westward flow, it became the convenient means of transportation and food for 18th century settlers traveling from Pennsylvania. At one time it was considered an extension of the Mason Dixon line, it borders 14 states, and has the world record for the catch of the largest blue catfish weighing 104 pounds. Patience Renzulli takes a stroll along the riverfront in Paducah where she has a run-in with one of these monstrous fish.

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5:31 am
Sun August 12, 2007

Synthetic Blood

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Murray, KY – Funding and regulatory approval is needed before an artificial blood product can be used in transfusions.

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Local Features
4:19 am
Fri August 10, 2007

Darlene Dreyer Part 1

Murray, KY – The Paducah Symphony Orchestra began its search for a new executive director when Jeff Voigt left last spring. Its board of directors found a young, diminutive dynamo named Darlene Dreyer with orchestra management experience. Kate Locthe, with part one of a two part interview with Dreyer, who majored in physics for her undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.

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3:59 am
Fri August 10, 2007

Beat the Heat

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Murray, KY – Temperatures peaked in the mid nineties this afternoon, some area residents were looking for a place to cool down, others were not.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear how some people are beating the heat.

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Local Features
3:46 am
Fri August 10, 2007

New Music Business Program

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Murray, KY – A new Music Business program is set to begin this semester at Murray State University. Drew McNally sat down with music Department Chair Pam Wurgler to learn more.

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Local Features
4:24 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Hickman Heritage

L-R Bill Wells, Jeannette Dean, Sarah Strange and Melissa Earnest at Jackson Purchase Historical Society meeting with Warren Thomas Historic Society members in Hickman.
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Murray, KY – Visit one of our region's river towns, where you can board a ferry to cross the Mississippi, and learn about its African American heritage, celebrated at the Warren Thomas Museum.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear about Kate Lochte's trip and highlights from the meeting.

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4:35 am
Wed August 8, 2007

Electricity

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Murray, KY – Consumers may see soaring electricity bills after this week's dangerous temperatures. Susan Miller reports on th steps to keep those bills down.

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Local Features
4:15 am
Wed August 8, 2007

Emancipation Proclamation

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Murray, KY – Hear about the history of the 8th of August celebrations of the Emancipation Proclamation with historian John E.L. Robertson of Paducah, author of Famous Paducahns, Volumes 1 and 2, available free at Paducah's City Hall and other locations.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Robertson on Meridian.

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Local Features
4:52 am
Tue August 7, 2007

Youth Vote #2 Urban Youth

Murray, KY – As the 2008 presidential campaign continues, many college students already have identified their favorites based on the issues that concern them, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and climate change. But, the U.S. Census Bureau says 65 percent of 18 to 24 year olds are not enrolled in college.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Nicole Erwin's report on the urban youth vote.

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