creationism

Education
1:51 pm
Mon June 8, 2015

WKMS' Todd Hatton Presents "I Am John Scopes" at McCracken Co. Library, Thursday

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Credit McCracken County Public Library

John T. Scopes was born and raised in Paducah and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery. A school teacher, Scopes garnered national recognition as the defendant in the famous "Monkey Trial" in Dayton, Tennessee, for teaching evolution and popularizing the conversation regarding Darwin's theory of evolution. WKMS News Producer and local Morning Edition host Todd Hatton joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about his "Evenings Upstairs" presentation about Scopes this Thursday at McCracken County Public Library.

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Culture
9:00 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" and Creation Museum's Ken Ham Face-Off

A crowd of hundreds braved snowy and icy weather to attend a much-publicized debate in Northern Kentucky last night.

Bill Nye the Science Guy and Ken Ham, the founder and CEO of the Creation Museum faced off over the topic, “Is Creationism a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era.”

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Education
11:11 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Science Guy Bill Nye to Debate Creation Museum Founder

Credit Bill Nye.com

MSU’s Presidential Lecturer, Science Guy Bill Nye will debate the founder of Northern Kentucky’s Creation Museum, the day after his speech in Murray.

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Science
11:11 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Education Committee Republicans Question Evolution on State Tests

http://www.education.ky.gov

A Hopkins County lawmaker is among some state house Republicans questioning whether evolution should be a part of Kentucky’s standardized science tests. The Kentucky interim joint Education Committee debated the topic this week during a discussion of “end-of-course testing.” Republican State Representative Ben Waide of Madisonville says test questions about evolution help promote it as scientific fact and not theory.

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