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Archive for April 11th, 2011

Datebook: April 11 – Truman dismisses MacArthur 60 Years Ago

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Events in Presidential History: Truman Dismisses General MacArthur.

It’s Monday, April 11.

WKMS hosts a 40th Anniversary Finale event in Murray Friday.  Tickets are $25 for the 70’s evening ofdancing to the music of the Murr-Vegas All Stars and refreshments at the Murray Country Club from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the United Way of Murray Calloway County and WKMS.  Make reservations today at 800-599-4737.

UT-Martin’s Small Business Development Center offers one-on-one business consulting  with Erik Martin at the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.  Appointments may be made with the Chamber at 731-642-3431 for consulting about business plans, financing options, marketing, and other issues.

Twilight Theatre Productions presents Dueling Chefs Friday and Saturday at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora.  The Culinary Duel starts at 6 p.m. with sides showcasing Asian and Italian traditions.  Meal includes appetizer, salad, two entrees and dessert.  Make reservations by Wednesday at 270-436-2399.

Our website, wkms.org, provides live streams to both our channels, including our all-classical music day.  Thank you for making it possible.

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morning cram [budget battle edition]

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As Republicans and Democrats sort out who won and who lost in a last-minute deal to keep the government running, the next phase of budget wrangling ensues.

NPR reports the deal now needs full congressional approval this week.

KENTUCKY~ 85 local nursing home residents may be forced to moved. A McCracken County Jail inmate died, sparking an investigation. Police: Paducah dad and toddler missing. McCracken County’s new emergency HQ should be built by September. The University of Florida won this weekend’s FLW College Tourney on Kentucky Lake. The state forks over $9mil to its lowest performing schools.

TENNESSEE~ A Clarksville woman faces child neglect charges for (allegedly) leaving her kids in a hot car.

OVC SPORTS~ (Baseball) MSU < JSU, UTM > SIU-E, APSU > EKU; (Softball) MSU > APSU, UTM > MhSU.