Front Page Episodes

Front Page Sunday
12:19 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Front Page Sunday 5/13/12

Murray State’s spring 2012 crop of graduates face a rough economy still struggling back from recession.  And they, along with two and a half million other graduates nationwide, will compete for jobs not quite as plentiful as in the past.  We’ll take a look at job prospects for new grads in our region today on Page Sunday from WKMS News.

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Front Page PM
12:11 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Front Page PM 5/11/12

Kentucky voters might see a third party candidate on the ballot this year that is a product of a new online national primary. We’ll learn about Americans Elect and more.

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Front Page AM
12:34 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Front page AM 5/11/12

Murray State bids bon voyage to its Spring 2012 graduates this weekend. And some of those graduates may be feeling a bit of trepidation as they wonder what shape their post-graduate careers will take.  This morning, we’ll find out what kind of job market they face in the Four Rivers region, on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Sunday
10:03 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Front Page Sunday 5/6/12

Balanced budgets are tough to come by these days at the national, state and local level. Murray’s City Council is dealing with a half million dollar deficit, but what about it’s doppelganger in Mississippi? How twins can be so different on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.

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Front Page PM
9:30 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Front Page PM 5/4/12

Every community in the country has been impacted by the down economy.  Many, like Murray, Kentucky, have had a rough time of it, coping with shrinking resources and growing budget shortfalls.  Other cities, including one almost identical to Murray, have fared better with their finances.  We’ll talk about why, and what lessons cities like Murray could learn, with the mayor of that parallel community, today on Front Page P.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Episodes
4:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

La Nina Comes to an End

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 La Nina is over, according to the National Weather Service.  The weather pattern based on central Pacific Ocean temperatures has been to blame for some of the unseasonable weather we’ve had over the course of a few years.  We’ve gone from the wettest April’s on record in 2011 to a very dry April this year.  To discuss some of our weather pattern oddities Chad Lampe  spoke with Warning Coordination Meteorologist Rick Shanklin.

Front Page Episodes
4:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Mayor of Murray's Twin City Offers Insight

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The city of Murray faces an all-too-common problem these days: a steady demand for services while facing the necessity of budget cuts. For other communities in the country, the outlook isn’t quite so grim. And what they’ve done, or not done, could be instructive. So, we looked for a city similar to Murray and came up with Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi. Both cover 10 square miles; they were incorporated within seven years of each other; and both are located in counties south of another county named Marshall.

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Front Page A.M.
8:33 am
Fri May 4, 2012

5/4 Front Page A.M.

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Murray’s Ken Winters is a lifelong educator and spent the last 8 years as a State Senator. He’s retiring. We speak with Senator Winters, and look at  horse racing technology ahead of this weekend’s Kentucky Derby on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Episodes
9:00 am
Sun April 29, 2012

Front Page Sunday 4-29

Here's the Rundown for Front Page Sunday: Hear the whole program on the listen click.

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Front Page A.M.
1:13 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Front Page A.M. April Q&A with Dr. Dunn

Tuition at Murray State will increase by four percent for the 2012-13 academic year. The increase amounts to around $130 per semester.   The MSU board of Regents voted against the administration’s three percent recommendation.

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