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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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.

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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.

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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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Murray State University president Bob Davies is providing further details of cutbacks at the school in response to state funding cuts and decreased enrollment.

Comer for Congress, via Facebook

Former state agriculture commissioner James Comer has emerged as the Republican party’s nominee for Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District - a seat held by retiring Congressman Ed Whitfield for more than 20 years.

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Kentuckians are casting their votes Tuesday in the commonwealth’s primary election, with state Democrats finally getting their say in the presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Both candidates have made western Kentucky appearances in the last couple days and Calloway County Democratic Party chair David Ramey says the race is much tighter here than he thought it would be six months ago.

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Murray State University will no longer sponsor its men’s tennis program, as part of the school’s response to state budget cuts.

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