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10:40 am
Thu July 14, 2011

WKMS Hosts Mid Summer Mini Fundraiser for Special Projects

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Hosts Mid Summer Mini Fundraiser for Special Projects

Date: 07-14-2011

Contact: Jenni Todd (jtodd14@murraystate.edu, 270-809-4748)

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5:03 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

WKMS changes Saturday line-up, Fourth of July weekend

Rick's Kitchen Sink, a new show Saturday afternoons.

Murray, KY – Media Release: Public Radio WKMS Changes Saturday Line-Up on Fourth of July Weekend. Contact: Tracy Ross (tracy.ross@murraystate.edu - 800-599-4737)

Two long-running WKMS Saturday programs move to new times on the July 4th weekend. This American Life moves from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays (also re-airing at noon Mondays replacing Studio 360 which leaves the station's schedule) and Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour moves from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays.

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4:45 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

WKMS News' Front Page changes times and format, environmental program joins schedule July 1

Murray, KY – Media Release: New Format and Times for WKMS News' Front Page and New Environmental Program Joins Schedule Effective July 1

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

The Front Page, WKMS News' weekly magazine moves from its original hour-long Fridays at noon position on the WKMS schedule to a new format and new times Fridays effective July 1, when the station adds Living On Earth as its weekly Friday noon feature.

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4:31 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Contemporary international music program debuts on WKMS July 3

Murray, KY – Media Release: New Contemporary International Music Program Sunday Latenight on WKMS effective July 3

Contact: Tracy Ross (tracy.ross@murraystate.edu, 800-599-4737)

WKMS premieres a new contemporary international music program, Imported, at midnight Sundays starting July 3, pre-empting the second hour of Music from the Hearts of Space. WKMS Volunteers Chris Taylor and Georgena Ware are originating the program in the region's public radio service's studios.

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2:32 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Eisenhower Hour returns to WKMS

Murray, KY – Media Release: The Eisenhower Hour Returns to WKMS

Contact: Tracy Ross (tracy.ross@murraystate.edu, 800-599-4737)

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3:29 pm
Wed June 1, 2011

Sounds of the Silver Screen Returns to WKMS

Murray, KY – Media Release: Sounds of the Silver Screen Returns to WKMS

Date: June 1, 2011

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

Click here to visit the Sounds of the Silver Screen page

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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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