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Speaker: Bevin Still Lacks House Votes For His Pension Bill

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration hasn't built enough "comfort level" among lawmakers to get his pension-relief proposal through the Republican-led House in a potential special legislative session, the House speaker said Wednesday.

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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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NPR's Yuki Noguchi To Talk Business and the Economy at Murray State

Join fellow WKMS listeners and members Thursday, June 6th to hear stories about business, economic and workforce issues from seasoned NPR Business Correspondent Yuki Noguchi. WKMS and Murray State's Town and Gown are hosting the free event in Murray State’s Wrather Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

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From Russia, With Loot: KY Aluminum Company’s New Russian Partner Raises Concerns

A large whiteboard in an Ashland, Kentucky, unemployment office is covered with a list of companies that are currently hiring. Senior career counselor Melissa Sloas said that just a few years ago, that board was a lot emptier.

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