John Null

Reporter, Host of Left of the Dial, Local Host of All Things Considered

John Null is a part-time reporter at WKMS. Beginning work at WKMS in the spring of 2013, he has since won a national Public Radio News Directors, Inc. and two Kentucky AP awards for his reporting. He lives in Murray. John also enjoys deductive reasoning, not owning animals and regaling friends with his Tracy Ross impression.

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Administrative Office of the Courts, via courts.ky.gov

Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham is partnering with Murray’s Sons of Confederate Veterans camp to establish a scholarship for students of color from Calloway County and Murray high schools.

http://www.kirk.senate.gov

Update Tuesday Afternoon: Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he's "disgusted" by Trump's comments.  

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican up for re-election this fall, says he will not support his party’s presumptive nominee for president, Donald Trump.

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The Kentucky State Police post in Graves County will dedicate a memorial next week for two troopers who died last year in the line of duty.

Trigg County Sheriff's Office, via Twitter

A western Kentucky sheriff is starting a social media push to urge federal and state lawmakers to implement what amounts to a “2 strikes, you’re out” policy on those who violate their probation in the commonwealth.

Champion Homes, via Facebook

A modular and mobile home manufacturing company bringing 150 jobs to Marshall County is holding a job fair next week, as it looks to hire its first 50 employees.

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Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton and Hickman county's governments are splitting an $84,000 economic study aimed at bringing jobs back to the Mississippi River-bordering counties of western Kentucky.

One sheets via Bleecker Street (EITS) and Warner Bros. (MS)

Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is hosting two critically-acclaimed movies in the next couple weeks: Gavin Hood's drone warfare thriller Eye in the Sky and Jeff Nichols' science fiction road movie, Midnight Special. John Null caught up with MAC's film programming director John Holt to discuss the coming attractions.

City of Paducah

Paducah city leaders want City Hall on the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places.

Kentucky nonprofits are trying to raise as much money as they can before midnight, Eastern time, as part of Kentucky Gives Day.

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Rotary International president-elect John Germ was in Murray Thursday for the ribbon-cutting of a new amphitheater pavilion funded by the organization’s local chapter.

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