Front Page Episodes

Front Page Sunday
10:00 am
Sun April 22, 2012

Front Page Sunday 4/22/12

We’ll hear about contention on another one of our region’s rivers, the long-overdue Olmstead Dam Project on the Ohio.  Then we’ll sit down with a world-class runner who was in Murray this weekend, to talk about the sport’s finer points. Then, a look back at the past Paducah Symphony Orchestra season with their new executive director and their artistic director.

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Front Page PM
6:30 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Front Page PM 4/20/12

Hearings on the crash that caused the collapse of the Eggners Ferry Bridge have concluded in Paducah. We get the latest tonight on Front Page P.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page AM
12:27 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Front Page AM 4/20/12

Almost four months after the Delta Mariner crashed into the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, hearings are underway in Paducah to determine how it happened and how to keep it from happening again.  We’ll look at what’s emerged in the hearings so far, this morning on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Sunday
10:00 am
Sun April 15, 2012

Front Page Sunday 4/15/12

Kathryn, Kathy, Katie, Kate by Lora Rocke

Budget cuts are common conversation topics at the state and federal level. Those cuts are now trickling down to have local impact like at Land Between the Lakes . LBL officials are looking to you for ideas on how to manage that cut, today on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News. 

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Front Page PM
6:30 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Front Page PM 4/13/12

Kentuckians have been talking about state tax reform for decades.  Now, Governor Steve Beshear has appointed a blue ribbon commission to help him do something about it. We’ll speak with a western Kentucky member of the commission about the challenges ahead, today on Front Page P.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page AM
12:18 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Front Page AM 4/13/12

State and federal budget cuts are inevitable in almost every sector. Land Between the Lakes is staring down a nearly 50 percent cut in operating and maintenance appropriations we hear what leaders there are doing to brace for impact on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Episodes
11:22 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Fantastic Fibers Exhibits Non-Traditional Mediums

Big Daddy, by Lora Rocke

Recently the Yeiser Art Center opened a competitive exhibition featuring not a drop of paint. The artists’ works deal in the tactile, pliable and stitchable. Fantastic Fibers welcomes the work of non-traditional artists from around the globe.  In preparation for the exhibition, WKMS' Drew Adams spoke to Lora Rocke, a former winner of Fantastic Fibers and a contributing artist this year. When Lora isn’t in her Nebraska studio, she spends her time creating quilts, teaching workshops and lecturing across the country.

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Front Page Sunday
10:00 am
Sun April 8, 2012

Front Page Sunday 4/8/12

In the wake of a deadly nighttime tornado that stuck Harrisburg, Illinois last February, officials are working to make the public more aware of the increased dangers of these nocturnal storms. We’ll speak with National Weather Service Meteorologist Rick Shanklin about these dangers, and how to prepare for them, today on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News. 

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Front Page PM
6:30 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Front Page PM 4/6

goracers.com

(1.) STAND YOUR GROUND LAW: The so called “stand your ground” law cited in the media recently as justification for the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin is under scrutiny now.  Kentucky has a similar law. The law indicates a person can use deadly force against someone  threatening their life. Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship's help shed more light on this law in Kentucky.

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Front Page Episodes
6:00 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Racer Alums Follow Through

Kelsey Emme
Go Racers.com

Kelsey Emme is a freshman from Piedmont, South Dakota. She’s bubbly, outgoing and she’s likely a better shot than you. Emme is an up and coming member of MSU’s Rifle team; and much like another Racer team you may have heard of, she attended this year’s NCAA tournament in her sport, competitive shooting. She narrowly missed the finals, landing only four points short.

But unlike the Murray State basketball team, the rifle team struggles to keep itself funded.

“Oh yeah, rifle is a very expensive sport.”

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