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When trying to catch a glimpse of an eagle in its nest, Kate Slankard reminds people to keep their distance and make visits brief.

“It’s natural to be excited when we see an eagle in the wild,” said Slankard, an avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ non-game division. “But we don’t want to stay so long that we disturb them.”

Researchers have documented more than 150 pairs of nesting eagles in Kentucky this season.

Dr. Kip Guy show

May 16, 2018

Growing up in rural Mississippi, Kip Guy decided he wanted to do scientific research. He headed to the West Coast, began working on a more environmentally friendly way to make the cancer drug Taxol, and developed collaborations all across the country.

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May 16, 2018 -- American stage and film actor who appeared in more than 90 films over six decades and created quintessential American heroes known for their integrity.

Barker-Tabor residency case dismissed

May 15, 2018

A special judge dismissed a civil case against the Rowan County Court Clerk Tuesday which questioned her residency.

Sam King filed the case against Kim Barker-Tabor, who was appointed to the position in January after her father retired.

Barker-Tabor said King filed no proof in the case. She believes it was filed simply to distract her.

The Woodsheep

A Morehead indie-folk band released their second album last week. WMKY's Arlo Barnette reports...

The hearing for a civil case against the Rowan Circuit Court Clerk will be held in Greenup County Tuesday.

Morehead-area resident Sam King filed a motion to contest Circuit Clerk Kim Barker-Tabor’s qualifications to run for re-election last week.  King claims he has proof that Barker-Tabor hasn’t been a resident of the county long enough to legally for run for the office.  She was appointed to the position in January after her father retired.

Gramophone

May 14, 2018 -- Otto Nossan Klemperer was a Jewish German-born conductor and composer, described as "the last of the few really great conductors of his generation."

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May 11, 2018 -- Foster Brooks was an American actor and comedian most famous for his portrayal of a lovable drunken man in nightclub performances and television programs.

Think Progress

The Health Care Taskforce at Morehead State has recommended several spending changes to the University’s Board of Regents.

In a report during today's special meeting, Task Force Chair and Human Resources Director Howard Nally offered several ideas. Nally says the changes would save MSU around $1.6 million dollars, which is the same amount that MSU spent on offsetting health care costs to employees during the 2017-18 year. 

biography.com

May 10, 2018 -- John Wilkes Booth was the American actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1865.

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