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11:36 am
Wed January 13, 2010

Friday Night Live Celebrates Jazz at Murray State

Murray, KY – Friday Night Live Celebrates Jazz at Murray State

Murray, KY. WKMS-FM, Murray State's listener-supported public radio service and NPR member station announces a special all-jazz program this week on Friday Night Live, hosted by Mark Welch. Friday's program begins at 7 p.m. and features two Murray State Music Department concerts from 2009.

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2:18 pm
Tue November 24, 2009

Public Radio Service WKMS Continues "Company for the Holidays" Programming

Murray, KY – Murray, KY. WKMS-FM, the listener-supported public radio service and NPR member station from Murray State University continues its seasonal broadcast of "Company for the Holidays" programming weekly through New Year's Day 2010. The following features air Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 11.

Monday, November 30 at Noon

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2:12 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

WKMS Begins "Company for the Holidays" Programming Thanksgiving Day

Murray, KY – WKMS-FM, the listener-supported public radio service and NPR member station from Murray State University begins its seasonal broadcast of "Company for the Holidays" programming on Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day. "Company for the Holidays" is a blend of musical and spoken word holiday entertainment airing weekly through New Year's Day 2010.

Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude with John Birge: Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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4:48 pm
Mon November 16, 2009

Public Radio Service WKMS Meets $100,000 Fundraiser Goal in Community Support

Murray, KY – Murray State's listener supported public radio service, 91.3 FM, WKMS concluded its autumn fundraiser with the final day of its on-air campaign on November 3. Listeners and underwriters providing matching grants met the $100,000 goal, and these contributions go into the station's operating budget for business expenses, like the website www.wkms.org that the station maintains year round for listening to its two channels online.

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10:14 am
Wed October 14, 2009

Public Radio Service WKMS Fundraises

Murray, KY – Media Release: Public Radio Service WKMS Fundraises

Contact: Kate Lochte, Station Manager, 270-809-4745

Date: October 13, 2009

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11:06 am
Wed September 23, 2009

WKMS introduces Friday Night Live

Murray, KY – WKMS introduces Friday Night Live

Murray, KY- A new, locally produced music program, Friday Night Live premiers on Murray State's listener supported public radio service, WKMS, this Friday, September 25th. Each week Friday Night Live will showcase great music, including a variety of classical, jazz, and acoustic performances, recorded live from several regional venues. Friday Night Live will be heard on 91.3 FM and 91.3 WKMS HD-1 and HD-2.

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4:03 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Work on LBL Tower Affects WKMS Regional Signal

Murray, KY – Media Release: Work on LBL Tower Affects WKMS Regional Signal

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009

Contact: Kate Lochte (800-599-4737 or kate.lochte@murraystate.edu)

Murray, KY. - WKMS, the 100,000 watt public radio service of Murray State University, is powering down intermittently to allow structural reinforcement to its tower in Land Between the Lakes

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4:19 pm
Fri September 4, 2009

New Season of The Eisenhower Hour on WKMS

Dr. Bob

Murray, KY – Media Release: New Season of The Eisenhower Hour on WKMS

Date: September 4, 2009

Contact: Jenni Todd (wkmsmembership@murraystate.edu or 270.809.4748)

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5:36 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

WKMS Increases News Service Region-Wide

Murray, KY – Murray, KY- 91.3 WKMS-FM, Murray State's listener-supported public radio service and NPR affiliate, is increasing its news service to the region. Beginning Monday, July 13, WKMS weekdays are all news and information through 7 p.m.

"This new line-up has been in discussion since the events of 9-11" says WKMS Program Director Mark Welch, "when many new listeners discovered that National Public Radio News and WKMS deliver comprehensive international, national, regional and local news."

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