For children with disabilities like autism, going to a movie can be alarming, even frightening. But now, theaters across America are showing movies in ways that accommodate how these kids sense the outside world. One of them is in Murray, and we’ll find out what makes these screenings “sensory friendly,” today on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
(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.