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Afternoon Roundup 4-2-2012

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The table saws in David Butler's (left) workshop are outfitted with prototypes of his "Whirlwind" safety brake system. He and his lifelong friend Robert Calhoun filed their first Whirlwind Tool Company patent in 2009.

On NPR this afternoon: The Cutting Edge of Table Saws

From WKMS:

The Bridge:

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are working on the remaining spans of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge ahead of the arrival contractors to replace a collapsed portion of the bridge

Alcohol:

While Marshall County officials comb through petition signatures asking for a referendum to allow alcohol sales.  Attendees of the county's annual Tater day festival had mixed emotions.

Politics:

Confusion and last-minute lobbying have potentially derailed what some Kentucky lawmakers considered the hallmark of the current legislative session.

Law:

A federal judge has ruled that a former University of Louisville nursing student waived her free speech rights by signing an honor code and can't collect damages after being dismissed from school over a blog post.

Sports:

Two blue-blood basketball teams take the court tonight for a shot at the NCAA title.  Brenna Angel reports on what two seniors for Kansas and Kentucky have to say about the matchup.

 

Chad Lampe, a Poplar Bluff, Missouri native, was raised on radio. He credits his father, a broadcast engineer, for his technical knowledge, and his mother for the gift of gab. At ten years old he broke all bonds of the FCC and built his own one watt pirate radio station. His childhood afternoons were spent playing music and interviewing classmates for all his friends to hear. At fourteen he began working for the local radio stations, until he graduated high school. He earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology at Murray State, and a Masters Degree in Mass Communication. In November, 2011, Chad was named Station Manager in 2016.
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