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I listen to IMPORTED because I’m worldly

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World Music from WKMS

 Here’s what’s playing now! (LISTEN HERE)

| PLAYLIST  (artist/album/song) |

Yelle - Safari Disco Club - Chimie Physique
Malajube - Labyrinthes - Porte Disparu
Chambao – Caminando (2001 – 2006) – Los Muchachos De Mi Barrio
Cut Copy - Bright Like Neon Love - Saturdays
Florence and The Machine - Drumming - Lungs
Arash - Arash - Boro Boro
Cyrine - Ya Msahar Aini - Law Bass Fi Aini
Despina Vandi – Come Along Now - Jambi
Vitas - Audio Visual Connect Series - Lucia Di Lammermoor
La Roux - La Roux - Tiger Lily
Monica Giraldo - Todo Da Vueltas- Todo Vuelve A Empezar
El General - No Me Trates de Enganar - Grandes Exitos

Imported is an international music program showcasing artists from all over the world, combining an eclectic and genre-blending playlists by well-known and aspiring talent abroad.  Airing Sundays @ midnight on WKMS or on-demand here.

Written by Chris Taylor

August 12, 2011 at 5:29 pm

Datebook: August 12 – 30th anniversary of the IBM PC

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The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform. It is IBM model number 5150, and was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge of the IBM Entry Systems Division in Boca Raton, Florida. The original PC proved too expensive for the home market; at introduction, a PC with 64 kB of RAM and a single 5.25-inch floppy drive and monitor sold for $3,005 ($7,257 in today’s dollars).



It’s Friday, August 12.

Murray State’s Residential Colleges open at 10 a.m. tomorrow for new students move-in – An Explore Murray event starts at 6:00 at the CFSB Center. Residential Colleges open at 10 a.m. for move in for all returning students. Sunday at 7 p.m. there’s a Marching Band Performance on the steps of Lovett Auditorium, the WKMS Street Fair and Waterfield Wired.

Tomorrow Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area’s Homeplace offers a program on White Oak Basket Making with Janice Milligan from 10 to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. There’s also a moonlight canoe trip at 7:30 for which reservations are required at 270-924-2020.

Murray State seeks moderately arthritic dogs weighing between 40 and 60 pounds for a five month research project on arthritis medication. Dogs accepted receive free monthly blood work, physical exams, arthritic analysis and a natural medication during the study. For more contact MSU graduate student Baly Barlow at (502) 299-2259 before August 20.

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the morning cram [GOP debate edition]

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The royal rumble of debates went down in Iowa last night.

NPR reports that while Romney remained unscathed, other candidates embarked down a path of fire.

Kentucky~ More troops received a hero’s welcome at Fort Campbell. Maj Gen Campbell hands over control to Maj Gen McConville this morning. The Owenboro airport will undergo expansion.

Tennessee~ Enrollment over the summer was up for UT Martin.