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Adkins Launches KY Governor Campaign With Pitch To Rural Voters

A former college basketball player who has spent more than three decades in the Kentucky legislature says he will run for governor in 2019, hoping his moderate views will convince rural voters to return to the Democratic party ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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Murray, KY – Setting the table for a meal or dinner party can be confusing. Chef Denise Gordon offers some tips on table settings for dinner parties and how to navigate through all the silverware and glassware while dining out on this Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Johanna Comisak Rhodes, food lover and former WPSD-TV personality, and Denise Gordon, chef adn co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah, discuss table settings.

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Murray, KY – Murray Civic Music Association presents "Night and Day" the best of Cole Porter Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at MSU's Lovett Auditorium. Bill Thorpe one of the artists performing Tuesday night tells Chad Lampe about his first experiences with the music of Cole Porter.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Chad Lampe's feature on the music of Cole Porter.

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Murray, KY – Old School met a new generation of blues rocker Thursday October 12th in Paducah. Rock 'n' roll pioneer Bo Diddley headlined an evening of rock and blues at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center. He was joined by Alvin Youngblood Hart and his band, The Mighty Muscle Theory. Bryan Bartlett spoke with the Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist before the show.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Bryan Bartlett's interview with Alvin Youngblood Hart.

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Murray, KY – Most parents hope their children acquire leadership skills and a sense of civic responsibility on their way to adulthood. According to officials at Hopkinsville High School, there's a program there to accomplish just that.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Nicole Erwin's profile on the JROTC program.

Murray, KY – Aurora's Country Festival begins October 6th on U.S. 68 near Kenlake State Resort Park. There's no admission fee and parking is free for this nearly three decade old traditional event.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Kate Lochte's interview with Shirley T. Johnson, who represents the Jonathan-Aurora Action Committee.

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Murray, KY – Last month, classical pianist John Nakamatsu played one of the most difficult piano concertos ever written...the Rachmaninoff Third. Kentucky Public Radio's Laura Allen caught up with Nakamatsu during a break, as he prepared for a performance with the Lexington Philharmonic.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear Laura Allen's interview with John Nakamatsu.

Murray, KY – Until recently Hummus was found only in gourmet food sections and upscale restaurants. Chef Denise Gordon considers this now popular dip and spread on this Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear this weeks Catfish to Caviar. Johanna Comisak Rhodes is a food lover and former WPSD-TV personality. Denise Gordon is chef and co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah.

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Murray, KY – She just turned 86 years old. She's five feet tall. Yet this diminutive senior citizen strikes fear in the hearts of Washington politicos. Kentuckian Helen Thomas has been coverng the White House for over 60 years. Her tough questions for the current administration have resulted in her being unseated from the front row of the press corps to the back of the room.

Murray,KY – It doesn't have to be gamey or tough, honest. We're talking about duck on this week's Catfish to Caviar.

Click the "Listen" icon above to hear this week's Catfish to Caviar with Johanna Comisak Rhodes, food lover and former WPSD-TV personality, and Denise Gordon, chef and Co-owner of Cafe Minou in Paducah.

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A Look At The Proposal To Move The Calloway Library To A Former Bank Downtown

Calloway County Library Board Secretary Mark Kennedy is proposing a new option for library expansion-- moving the library into the former Regions Bank building in downtown Murray.

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