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Commentary
4:58 am
Mon June 11, 2007

Punkin

Robert Valentine

Murray, KY – A new pet will often bring joy and happiness to a home. That is, until they start clawing the furniture, wetting the carpet, knocking over priceless antiques or terrorizing the neighbor's children. Many of us can relate to the often frustrating yet endearing occurrences that come with a pet. Robert Valentine can. He's spending his summer with one.

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Commentary
3:44 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Rev. Howell Maurice Forgy

Howell Maurice Forgy
www.history.navy.mil

Murray, KY – The Telecommunications Systems Management Program at Murray State University recently kicked-off a year long celebration honoring wireless telephone inventor, Nathan B. Stubblefield. But Martin Booth Tracy talks about how a lesser-known Navy Chaplain, who came to Murray to build a church, coined a phrase immortalized in American pop culture.

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Commentary
5:23 am
Mon May 7, 2007

Commentary - To Change the World

Murray, KY – In the wake of the Virginia Tech Massacre, students and community members across the nation have joined together in hopes to prevent violence in their neighborhoods. But Psychologist Kenneth Thomas says why that might not be enough and offers his expertise on what he thinks needs to happen.

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Commentary
4:36 am
Mon April 2, 2007

Commentary - Is Our Money Friendly to Bilnd People?

Dr. Joe Fuhrmann

Murray, KY – We can identify the American dollar by its famous green coloring, but how identifiable is it for the blind? Dr. Joe Fuhrmann talks about some changes he would like to see.

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Commentary
2:42 am
Fri March 16, 2007

Commentary: A New Series of Coins Honoring our First Ladies

Dr. Joe Fuhrmann

Murray, KY – We all know the US coins feature heads of famous presidents, but Dr. Joe Fuhrmann says we might see coins featuring the heads of our first ladies.

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Society
4:20 am
Mon March 5, 2007

A New Series of Coins Honoring the US Presidents - All of Them

Dr. Fuhrmann

Murray, KY – Penny, nickel, dime, quarter. We all know what they mean. We all know what they look like, but Dr. Jo Fuhrmann talks about an emerging series of one dollar coins with a new look.

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Society
10:44 am
Wed February 7, 2007

US Presidents and US Coins

Dr. Joe Fuhrmann

Murray, KY – Coins vary around the world some include the faces of royalty, other simply numbers; U.S. presidents are featured on our coins. Dr. Fuhrmann wonders if this is a good idea.

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Society
12:08 am
Fri January 26, 2007

WW II and America's Money

Dr. Joe Fuhrmann

Murray, KY – The United States has been a world superpower for many decades; Dr. Joe Fuhrmann associates America's power with its use of base and precious metals while minting coins during WWII.

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