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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Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, Oktoberfest, taking place next weekend, but first, the nonprofit arthouse theater is hosting a documentary about the seed industry. John Null caught up with MAC's programming director, John Holt, to discuss what's ahead at Maiden Alley.

A Lake County, Tennessee man is charged with murder following an altercation in Hickman, Kentucky.

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State Rep. Kenny Imes of Murray has pre-filed legislation for next year’s General Assembly session that would institute a seven-year expiration on all ordinary state administrative regulations.

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A former Murray City Council member has filed as a write-in candidate for this year’s election. Twelve candidates will appear on November’s ballot for the twelve-member council, so Jane Brandon’s candidacy creates some uncertainty in the race.

U.S. House of Representatives

Former 1st District Congressman Ed Whitfield, who resigned earlier this month before the end of his 11th term, is joining a D.C. lobbying firm.

Calloway County Schools

Calloway County’s Southwest Elementary is one of only 10 schools in Kentucky to be named a Blue Ribbon School this week by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Calloway County judge-executive Larry Elkins has provided an update to the Murray State News on his opposition to current plans for the renovation and expansion of the Calloway County Public Library.

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Democratic state Rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville has issued a challenge to Republican opponent Walker Thomas involving Gov. Matt Bevin's cuts to higher education.

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Unemployment has fallen over the last year in around 68 percent of Kentucky’s 120 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is hosting a pair of critically-revered movies over the next two weeks - the Meryl Streep-starring Florence Foster Jenkins and Don't Think Twice, written and directed by comic Mike Birbiglia and produced by This American Life's Ira Glass. John Null caught up with MAC's programming director, John Holt, to discuss the coming attractions.