Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Find out when WKMS teams up with MSU's Cinema International to host a one-night showing of science fiction cult-classic Blade Runner.Join us for a free showing and a celebration of science in the Curris Center Theatre on campus: Friday, September 11 at 7 pm.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to resume issuing marriage licenses while a lawsuit brought against her by four local couples makes its way through the appeal process.Davis plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intercede in the case, but a legal observer says the clerk’s chances for prevailing in the case are narrow […]
Outgoing Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear had a vision of bringing casino gambling into Kentucky to generate new revenue for state coffers, as he has often said. But the issue has never taken hold in the legislature.
A new study by the nonprofit think tank Economic Policy Institute—that is affiliated with the labor movement—concludes that a Kentucky family of four needs to earn nearly $58,000 a year to make ends meet.In Louisville, the same family structure — two kids and two adults — would need at least $60,700 in order to live a “secure, yet modest living,” according t […]
Can't watch your local news channel? It's not your TV that's broken.Negotiations between Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group have broken down, resulting in the blackout of 129 local stations across the country.
The Hancock County Judge-Executive says he feels “helpless” following the announcement that a major employer plans to sharply reduce operations in late October.Century Aluminum announced Tuesday that it will idle its smelter in Hawesville unless there is a major rebound in the price of aluminum on the open market.
Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he will introduce a constitutional amendment to legalize casino gambling when the General Assembly convenes next year. Outgoing Governor Steve Beshear has pushed casinos as a way to generate revenue throughout his two terms in office.
As the Paducah riverfront hotel project picks up steam again, the city commissioners have approved two ordinances to advance the project. The board approved up to $12 million in Industrial Building Revenue Bonds and the lease of city-owned property at the rate of $1 per year for a 100-space hotel parking lot.