Front Page Episodes

Front Page Sunday
10:30 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Front Page Sunday 4/1/12

A Kentucky car salesman spends his days selling cars, but on the weekend BYTE He’s winning major opera competitions. Could a Toyota car salesman from Elizabethtown be the next Annett Benning? We’ll ask that question on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.

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

Front Page PM 3/30

There’s an old chestnut about how to get to Carnegie Hall, but for an Elizabethtown car salesman, making it to the Metropolitan Opera stage is no joke.  He’s done it, and this is why.  We’ll find out how he made his dream happen, today on Front Page P.M. from WKMS News.

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Front Page Episodes
5:00 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

From Showroom to Stardom: The Drive to Make it in Opera

Anthony Clark Evans

Many Kentuckians are laser focused on March Madness, but last weekend while UK and UofL were advancing to the final four, another major national competition took place in New York City where a Kentucky car salesman made a name for himself in the highly selective Opera scene. Anthony Clark Evans is one of five 2012 National Council Audition winners. Rebecca Feldhaus has more. 

 

Transcript:

"Thanks for comin’ back, I would have never got to sell you a car if you hadn’t come back."

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Front Page A.M.
8:35 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Front Page A.M. March Q&A with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn

It is our monthly conversation with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn.

For our first segment Dr. Dunn addresses his plan to brace for a $3.2 million dollar state funding cut. He also addresses the MSU Board of Regents decision to nix a library project that would have used student fees to finance the project.  Dr. Dunn also discusses how the state budget outlook could halt any major planned construction for some time.

The second segment airs on Front Page Sunday.  The both segments are available on demand here.

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Front Page Episodes
6:30 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

3-23 Front Page P.M.

Front Page P.M. Airs Fridays at 6:30 after Marketplace

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Front Page Sunday
12:16 pm
Sun March 18, 2012

Front Page Sunday 3-18

(1.) WHEN GEN. GRANT EXPELLED THE JEWS 2-WAY -- Conflict and uncertainty can make life difficult for minorities in the United States.  As we’ve seen, events of the last decade have led some to be suspicious of American Moslems.  This isn’t new in our history.  During the U.S. Civil War, it was Jewish Americans who came under suspicion.  Adding to existing prejudices were broad accusations of trading with Confederates and undermining the Union.  Things came to a head in December 1862 when U.S. Major General, and future President, Ulysses S.

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Front Page PM
6:50 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Front Page PM 3/16/12

(1.) COLSTON ON THE CAPITOL –- Lawmakers in Frankfort have been hard at work over the past week in the Kentucky General Assembly.  A proposed state-wide indoor smoking ban cleared its first legislative hurdle and the senate has passed four constitutional amendments.  Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Kenny Colston gives Rick Howlett the latest on what’s happening in Frankfort.

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Front Page Episodes
6:45 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Front Page PM 3/9/12

(1.) COLSTON ON THE CAPITOL –- It’s been another busy week in the Kentucky General Assembly. And to summarize what happened and why Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Kenny Colston speaks with Rick Howlett. 

 

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Front Page Episodes
10:00 am
Sun March 4, 2012

Front Page Sunday 3/4/12

(1.) BILL CALL 2-WAY -- As severe weather struck our region this week many of you might have had weather radios alerting you of warnings to your county or the loud outdoor sirens you might be used to. This week, though as a Tornado Warning was issued for northern Calloway County residents in the storm’s path heard no out-door sirens, because there aren’t any.  WKMS’s Shelly Baskin speaks with Calloway County Emergency Management Director Bill Call to find out why. 

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Front Page Episodes
6:30 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Front Page PM 3/2/12

A group of Fort Campbell Soldiers preparing for a potential deployment to Afghanistan are taking extra time to learn Afghan customs to help them build rapport with key leaders in villages preyed upon by insurgents.  On this week's Front Page PM, we go through the training to hear from the Afghan Role Players and the soldiers.

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