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British Film Crew Explores Murray Inventor
Murray, KY ~ For its latest Wallace and Gromit production, parent company Aardman travelled around the world to find inventors and inventions that are ahead of their time. One film crew landed in Murray, Kentucky. As Angela Hatton reports, they came to test a wireless telephone invented by a local melon farmer over a hundred years ago.

Kentucky Education on the Mend
Murray, KY ~ The most recent Kentucky College and Career Readiness High School Feedback Report shows Western Kentucky schools falling behind in preparing students for college. David Schmoll discusses what has gone wrong and how are our educators trying to fix it.

November conversation with Murray State’s president
Murray, KY ~ WKMS News Director Chad Lampe recently sat down with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn for their monthly meeting to discuss all things Murray State and Higher Ed. In the November edition, they discuss how the university’s lobbying efforts could be effected by the Congressional Republicans’ stand against earmarks. They also talk about the possibility of Murray State faculty and staff raises and the potential of a new funding model for Kentucky Universities.

Should Kentucky regonize Native American tribes?
Louisville, Kentucky ~ Should Kentucky officially recognize Native American tribes living within its borders? A Louisville lawmaker believes it should, to help improve their lives. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh takes a look at the lawmaker’s ongoing crusade.

Challenges for UK’s Presidential Search Committee
Lexington, Ky ~ Two months after University of Kentucky President Lee Todd announced he would retire at the end of the spring semester, a search committee is working to find his replacement. Kentucky Public Radio’s Brenna Angel takes a look at the challenges facing both potential candidates and the committee trying to lure them to Lexington.

 

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Written by Chris Taylor

November 19, 2010 at 4:36 pm

Posted in The Front Page

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