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Program #71 (July 22 at 8:00PM)

Alternative country meets the rockabilly revival meets California guitar virtuosity in the music of Rosie Flores. Since the late '70s, guitarist, singer, and songwriter Rosie Flores has been an important figure on the alternative country scene in both Austin, TX, and Los Angeles. She's a hard-working, independently minded artist who's well-respected for her gritty, energetic vocals and fiery guitar solos.

WMKY will air a 13-week series bringing you music from the acclaimed chamber music series at the Library of Congress in Washington D. C. This season, you’ll hear three of the world’s top period instrument ensembles: Bach Collegium Japan, Apollo’s Fire, and Boston’s famous Handel and Haydn Society; opera star Anne Sofie von Otter; violinist Jennifer Koh; the Ensemble Intercontemporain, with Matthias Pintscher; and pianist Richard Goode. 

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July 21, 2016 -- Don Knotts was a comedic actor of film and television known for his roles on TV's The Andy Griffith Show and Three's Company.

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Inside Indiana Business

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced that Bath County will receive $18,900 in County Road Aid emergency funds.

The money will be used for slip or slide repairs on North Lick Branch Road (CR 1027) between mile points 1.2 and 1.209. The Bath County Fiscal Court is responsible for administering the work.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet also announced that Fleming County will receive $35,200 in County Road Aid emergency funds.

PBS Newshour

Staffers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio have fallen ill with norovirus, an extremely contagious virus. The cause of the outbreak is currently under investigation. No staffers from the Kentucky delegation have reported experiencing any symptoms of norovirus at this time.

Gov. Matt Bevin is asking a judge to toss out a court settlement meant to guard against the religious indoctrination of children in the foster care system.

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July 20, 2016 -- Petrarch was a poet and scholar whose humanist philosophy set the stage for the Renaissance. He is also considered one of the fathers of the modern Italian language.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The first extension of the Mountain Parkway in more than a half century will begin soon as contractors start to widen the roadway through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row.

The 2.4-mile project will improve safety and ease mobility through the busiest and most visible stretch of roadway along the Mountain Parkway corridor.

Pokémon GO Fever Catches W.Va.'s Historic Towns

Jul 19, 2016

By now, you may have heard of a new app for smartphones called Pokémon GO. It was released in the United States on July 6 and has taken the country by storm – including West Virginia. There’s a feature in the game that encourages you to visit historic, unique, or touristy spots in the real world, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting has been exploring the interest in this widely popular game.

The first case of Zika virus in a pregnant woman has been reported in West Virginia. The diagnosis brings the state’s total confirmed cases to eight.

State commissioner for public health Rahul Gupta says all eight cases of Zika reported in West Virginia were contracted during travel to countries where the virus is active.  Gupta says the risk of contracting Zika in West Virginia remains low, but residents should be cautious about mosquito bites.

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