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3:12 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

WKMS News wins 11 AP awards

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS News Wins Awards

Contact: Jenni Todd (jtodd14@murraystate.edu, 800-599-4737)

Date: Monday, May 23, 2011

Murray, KY. The Kentucky Associated Press has recognized WKMS News with four first place awards in its 2011 Class II Radio category competition. The statewide news organization presented winners with plaques and certificates at an awards luncheon in Louisville Saturday.

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3:39 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

WKMS Tower Work Continues

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Tower Work Continues

Date: 5-19-11

Contact: Kate Lochte (kate.lochte@murraystate.edu)

Murray, KY. Public radio service 91.3 FM, WKMS, has been working on transmission line repairs for the last week and a half. This follows a three week period of the station's broadcasting at 50 percent of its full 100 kW power. During the repair work, the station has broadcast region-wide at about 35 percent of full power from about 5 p.m. each afternoon to 9 a.m. the next morning.

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7:53 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

WKMS Broadcasts Popular Bluegrass Program Live From Paducah

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Broadcasts Popular Bluegrass Program Live From Paducah

Date: May 16, 2011

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

Murray, KY -- Murray State's public radio service 91.3 WKMS presents a special live broadcast of its local bluegrass program, Music From the Front Porch, from Paducah on Saturday, May 21 during the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival.

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11:03 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Rumsfeld to Visit Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell, KY – Donald Rumsfeld plans to visit Fort Campbell in the coming weeks. The former Secretary of Defense will make a stop in Fort Campbell on May 27th as part of his nationwide book tour for his memoir Known and Unknown. Proceeds will go to military and family member supported charities.

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9:44 am
Tue May 10, 2011

State Board of Elections Deferrs Ethics Question

Frankfort, Ky – The question of whether a registered lobbyist can serve on Kentucky's State Board of Elections remains unresolved. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says the ethics board that considered the question deferred action.

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3:18 pm
Wed May 4, 2011

WKMS Airs The Promised Land

Majora Carter

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Airs The Promised Land

Date: May 3, 2011

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

Murray State's public radio service 91.3 WKMS presents The Promised Land, a special five-part series hosted by Majora Carter airing Thursdays at noon, May 12 through June 9.

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10:41 am
Fri April 29, 2011

Listeners Surpass WKMS Spring Fundraiser Goal

Pictured left to right: Chris Cappock, Mike Cappock, WKMS Underwriting Representative Anne Bidwell, and Project Aids Orphan President Paul Bilak
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12:33 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

German Musicians Perform Live on WKMS' Juke Joint Shuffle Saturday

Murray, KY – Media Release: German Musicians Perform Live on WKMS' Juke Joint Shuffle Saturday

Date: 4-21-11

Contact: John Griffin (john.griffin@murraystate.edu)

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3:12 pm
Tue April 19, 2011

WKMS Hosts Seminars with National Performance Coach

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Hosts Seminars with National Performance Coach

Date: 4-19-11

Contact: Chad Lampe (chad.lampe@murraystate.edu, 800-599-4737)

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10:32 am
Tue April 19, 2011

WKMS Airs Special Choral Features Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Airs Special Choral Features Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Date: 4-19-11

Contact: Tracy Ross (tracy.ross@murraystate.edu, 270-809-6590)

Murray, KY. The Paducah Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford, England are featured in special radio events on 91.3, WKMS-FM for the Easter weekend.

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