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John Hingsbergen, a voice of public radio for most of central and eastern Kentucky, has died. He was 67.

WEKU station manager Roger Duvall confirmed Hingsbergen died suddenly Tuesday night. Hingsbergen was the content manager for WEKU, a public radio station based at Eastern Kentucky University that could be heard in Kentucky and parts of Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

The one and only vice presidential debate is garnering a great deal of attention in central Kentucky, but its impact in the voting booth is a tougher issue to gauge.  WEKU hosted a reporter roundtable discussion this morning at Centre College, home of tonight’s debate.  National Public Radio veteran reporter Don Gonyea says vice presidential debates don’t tend to move the support needle very much.  He says the debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin also attracted interest. He says,