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In Close Race For Kentucky’s 6th District, Health Care Looms Large

On a hot September day, a small crowd gathered around 6th district Congressman Andy Barr at the Fall Festival in Midway. He ticked off his record — the tax cuts bill passed last December, scaling back parts of the Dodd-Frank consumer protections and the Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Murray, KY – A German sunroof maker now calls Murray home for part of its worldwide operations.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Gary Scott's update on what they'll be doing and when production will actually begin.

Murray, KY – One of the many challenges for workers who lose their jobs when companies move manufacturing overseas is deciding what to do next. For displaced workers in Mayfield and Murray, help was close at hand.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Bryan Bartlett's report on the job dilemma.

Murray, KY – Finding the right niche can mean success for small, local businesses trying to break into the global market. Two Murray companies started small and now sell around the world.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Gary Scott's report on Shane Lee and Sportable Scoreboards.

Murray, KY – Since the fall of 2001, the international student population at universities across America tapered off slightly. Those numbers are now on the upswing at Murray State.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Gary Scott's report on Institute of International Studies participants to find out why they left their homes to attend college in western Kentucky.

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Driving While Recovering: For Some Fighting Addiction, A Roadblock On The Path To Sobriety

After decades of addiction to heroin and prescription opioids, Wendy Crites finally made a clean break. “For the first time in my life I just wanted to be off of it,” she said from her home in Ranson, West Virginia. “I hit rock bottom.”

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PODCAST: Something From Nothing

Season 3 Episodes Now Streaming

A local podcast about local makers for local listeners.

Season 3 Episodes Now Streaming

From the serious to the hilarious, if people have done it, it becomes a part of our history, and part of us.

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