John Walker

News Reporter

John Walker is native of Jessamine County, Kentucky and a recent graduate of Murray State University's Journalism program. His roots are in far eastern Kentucky, but he was raised in Kentucky's famous Bluegrass region. Now he resides in far western Kentucky just as a way to experience all that is the Commonwealth. His initial plan was to pursue a newspaper career, but he quickly found a calling to radio. His interests include anthropology, folklore, politics and the environment. He loves to listen to Old Time and Mountain music as well as Traditional Celtic and Jazz. If you need to find him he is probably taking a nap in Murray State's quad or taking a stroll through the arboretum.

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Education
8:32 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Reidland Teacher Fired for Letter

The Reidland High School teacher who asked a student to write a letter expressing concerns over school safety to the editor of The Paducah Sun has been fired.  Spanish teacher Shawnda Pacheco was let go last Friday.

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Society
8:30 am
Thu January 24, 2013

KY Surpasses 1 Million Vehicle Mark

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Automobile production in Kentucky surpassed 1 million vehicles last year for the first time since 2007, before the national economic downturn.

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Environment
8:28 am
Thu January 24, 2013

TN Wins Federal Grant for Food Safety Center

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Tennessee is one of five states receiving federal grant money to establish an Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence.

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Government
8:27 am
Thu January 24, 2013

ILL Unions Want Meeting With Quinn

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Illinois' public employee unions are asking for a meeting with Governor Pat Quinn and legislative leaders to come up with an agreement on pension changes.

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Society
8:25 am
Thu January 24, 2013

KTC Crews Pre-treating Highways

Kentucky Transportation highway crews continue pre-treating area highways in preparation for a winter weather system that could bring freezing rain, sleet, and/or snow to the region when it sweeps through tonight into tomorrow morning.

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Government
8:21 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Comer Starting Veterans Program on KY Farms

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer is starting two programs to help military veterans find jobs in agriculture and markets for their farm products.

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Society
8:19 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Grimes To Speak in Washington at Voting Summit

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the keynote speaker at this year’s Voting Summit in Washington D.C.

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Government
8:18 am
Thu January 24, 2013

TN Judge Rules In Favor of Media

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A Nashville judge has ruled the Tennessee Department of Children's Services must provide records to the public regarding children who died or nearly died after the agency investigated reports of abuse or neglect.

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Morning Cram
9:02 am
Wed January 23, 2013

The Morning Cram [it’s good to be da king edition]

Mel Brooks, master writer, actor, comedian and producer, came from humble beginnings in Brooklyn to become one of the most celebrated comedic minds of our time. Now he is releasing a bundle collection of his greatest works.

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Education
8:42 am
Wed January 23, 2013

KY Again Participating in Green Ribbon Program

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Kentucky education officials are urging schools to compete for a national award that recognizes outstanding efforts in environmental impact and health.

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