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This show, by an amazing coincidence, happens to enumerate the final score of the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville rivalry football game Thanksgiving weekend. We are as shocked as you are, and will certainly begin looking into the matter as time allows. Meanwhile, tune in for information on the new number one cause of death in the United States, the FTC regulating homeopathy, and the dangers of Christmas candles. Tip: keep burning candles within sight during the holiday season...

They are "Champions" to Domestic Violence Victims

Dec 7, 2016
Public News Service

To survivors of intimate partner violence and their advocates, Joni Jenkins and Laura Sudkamp are champions. The two women, who serve Kentucky in different ways, have received the 2016 Champions of Justice Award. A state representative since 1995, Jenkins has helped secure a variety of domestic violence and sexual assault legal reforms. She says the most important legislation she sponsored was changing the definition of consent in a rape. "Up until that point, you had to prove in court...

Kentucky Attorney General's Office

Attorney General Andy Beshear today released a set of resources to support Kentucky’s law enforcement community in investigating and prosecuting the results of sexual assault forensic exam kits. The law enforcement tool kit is another step the Office of the Attorney General is taking to help sexual assault victims receive justice. Beshear’s office has been partnering with lawmakers, law enforcement and advocates to end Kentucky’s Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence kit or SAFE kit backlog since...

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Dec 7, 2016
history.com

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today, December 7, 2016, in observance of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor: “Today marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a date that FDR rightly predicted ‘will live in infamy.’ “It’s a time when we reflect on the meaning of this day — for our country and our military. “A time when we remember all those who sacrificed on our behalf.

Mountain Parkway Expansion

Crews working on the Mountain Parkway Expansion in Magoffin County this week will begin replacing a bridge across Burning Fork. The project represents the first road construction work that will take place on Restaurant Row in Salyersville. Crews currently are preparing to relocate underground utilities near the current Burning Fork bridge, located just west of the U.S. 460 intersection. Soon, work will begin to build a new bridge on the south side of the parkway that will carry the expanded,...

Kentucky Attorney General's Office

Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced his office has transferred $625,000 to the state’s General Fund from a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia for violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act. The settlement alleges that the automakers violated state law when they misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy ratings to consumers on model year 2011, 2012 and 2013 vehicles. As part of a separate nationwide class action lawsuit, Hyundai and Kia have already offered...

cowlitzfamilyhealth.org

As mosquito season comes to an end and the holiday and winter travel season begins, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, urges pregnant women, those who might be pregnant and their partners to avoid traveling to areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission. “With the Christmas holiday coming, travel to Zika-affected areas is expected to increase,” said Dr. Hiram Polk, DPH commissioner. “We are urging Kentuckians to...

Kentucky Arts Council

Lydia Bailey Brown will serve as the Executive Director of the Kentucky Arts Council. Bailey Brown was nominated by Don Parkinson, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Secretary, and approved today by the Kentucky Arts Council Board. “We believe that Lydia Bailey Brown’s unique background in business development, arts education and cultural destination consulting will be an asset to this important state agency as it continues to promote the arts and Kentucky artisans,” said Don...

kyforward.com

As part of Gov. Matt Bevin’s effort to cut red tape in state government, the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) announced today that it has eliminated an unnecessary impediment to annual law enforcement training. The changes apply to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund, which provides a pay incentive to municipal and county police officers whose agencies have adopted certain professional standards. Kentucky requires officers to receive 40 hours of in...

Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State will host its annual winter soccer program on Sunday, Dec. 11 at Jayne Stadium. "This is a great recruiting tool for our university," said Eagles head soccer coach Warren Lipka . "We're able to get student-athletes on campus, train them, and allow them to see the facilities of Morehead State. This is something we look highly on every time we do these camps." The one-day event - known officially as Warren Lipka's Girls' Soccer Elite College ID Camp - will...

Kentucky Attorney General's Office

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced he will transfer nearly $2.8 million in the state’s General Fund from his office’s settlement with Volkswagen. The $2,777,280 payment from the German automaker for willfully violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act represents state civil penalties. Beshear said lawmakers may spend the multi-million-dollar payment to the general fund on their priorities toward better serving the citizens of Kentucky. “I am proud of our team for holding...

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional (SCR) is excited to announce the addition of their very own on-site retail pharmacy and Meds-to-Beds program. The pharmacy is scheduled to open in early 2017. The new full-service pharmacy will be open to patients, staff and the general public. It will include both inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services. The new retail pharmacy will be located on the first floor of the Medical Center near cardiac rehab. Hours upon opening will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

One by one, the photographs appear on the display screen in the darkened Commission Room at Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources headquarters, and the people gathered around the conference table discuss the merits of each image before the group reaches a consensus. This process repeats itself hundreds of times over the course of a fall day until a pool of about 300 photos is pared to 13. These will be the images - as chosen by Kentucky Afield magazine staff and other Kentucky...

newstalkkgvo.com

State highway crews repairing a damaged culvert on KY 32 near Elliottville in Rowan County will need to temporarily close the highway at times this Tuesday. The culvert, located on KY 32 at milepoint 16.2 between Stegall Road and KY 3317 (CCC Trail), is of old stone masonry construction. Bridge crews are prepping the culvert for repair now. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, new high-density plastic piping will be installed within the existing structure, and grouted into place. Construction will require...

Morehead State Athletics

A trio of senior Morehead State football athletes will be heading to the Sunshine State to participate in postseason all-star games. Quarterback Austin Gahafer , kicker/punter Pat DiSalvio and safety Brandon Louder will be in separate all-star games this month. Gahafer took part in the Football Championship Subdivision National Bowl in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Dec. 3 at Daytona Beach Stadium. DiSalvio will be in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on...

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

December brings colder temperatures, but all is cheerful and warm for shoppers and visitors at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea where a variety of musical performances and artisan demonstrations will enhance the shopping experience. On Saturday, Dec. 10, Sherrie Cocanougher, of Parksville, will demonstrate how she creates jewelry from antique sterling silverware from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Center. Working with glass has been Cocanougher’s main medium and she creates her glass...

Rosa's Lounge

Mike Wheeler Band – Turn Up! (Delmark) Lurrie Bell – Can’t Shake This Feeling (Delmark) Vaneese Thomas – The Long Journey Home (Segue) William Bell – This Is Where I Live (Stax) Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore – House Party at Big Jon’s (Delta Groove) Mavis Staples – Livin’ On a High Note (Anti) Curtis Salgado – The Beautiful Lowdown (Alligator) Sammy Eubanks – Sugar Me (Underworld) Lil’ Ed & Blues Imperials – The Big Sound (Alligator) Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep (Redwing) Joe...

Mary Gauthier

Dec 1, 2016
Americana Music Show

Muddy Bottom Blues Program #85 (December 2 at 8:00PM) Americana singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier exploded onto the scene in 1999 following her self-released sophomore effort, Drag Queens in Limousines. The album, which garnered her a Crossroads Silver Star and a four-star rating in Rolling Stone, had critics comparing her self-described "country noir" to the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine, and, not surprisingly, Lucinda Williams. The success of Drag Queens led to main-stage...

http://governor.ky.gov/

Governor Matt Bevin says he'll do something about gun violence in Lexington and Louisville. The governor made the pledge at a press conference Tuesday. MSPR's Ashley Chapman has details...

Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Set for Dec. 3

Dec 1, 2016
Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Kentucky Folk Art Center will host its annual Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at the Laughlin Health Building, on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9a.m. to 4 p.m. With more than 100 artists and crafts people from Kentucky and other states, arts and craft fair is the largest and most diverse event of its kind in the region. The Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair offers visitors a wide and varied selection of regional arts and crafts, ranging from the...

December Financial Aid Tip

Dec 1, 2016
genuinekentucky.com

Here are some tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority ( KHEAA ): • Check with the financial aid offices of the schools to which you’ve applied to determine if they require any forms other than the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). • File the FAFSA if you haven’t already done so. • Look for scholarships using KHEAA’s “Affording Higher Education” and a free online scholarship search. You can find a link to a free search site under the “Paying for College”...

Haggard Hawks

Highlights of the 7th Annual (2016) Rowan County Masters Spelling Bee on Morehead State Public Radio. Recorded by WMKY on November 18th at Coffee Tree Books in Morehead, Kentucky, the event is also a fundraiser to support A Storybook Christmas, providing new books for children and young adults in Rowan County. For more information on A Storybook Christmas, call the MSU Adult Learning Center at 606-783-2871. Special thanks to Coffee Tree Books, The Fuzzy Duck Coffee Shop and the emcee...

Montgomery Moves No. 16 WVU Past Morehead State

Dec 1, 2016
wvusports.com

A stellar performance from senior center Lanay Montgomery propelled the No. 16/17-ranked West Virginia University women’s basketball team to a 94-53 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday evening at the WVU Coliseum. West Virginia held an early eight-point advantage, but MSU’s Katelyn Byrd made a triple with 3:09 remaining in the first quarter to give Morehead State a 15-14 lead. Montgomery’s layup 35 seconds later sparked a 13-0 Mountaineer run. Later in the second quarter, WVU used a...

MSU Athletics

Sophomore guard Malik Maitland scored 18 points and dished out seven assists as Morehead State men's basketball fell 84-79 to Northern Kentucky on Wednesday night at Johnson Arena. With the loss, the Eagles fall to 2-4 on the season.

"It was a tough one tonight. I thought our kids played hard, but we didn't execute particularly well down the stretch. We'll work on that and make sure we continue to get better," said interim head coach Preston...

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional is proud to announce the addition of Whitney Thomas, MS, PA-C, to our medical staff. Thomas is now seeing and accepting new patients at St. Claire Regional Family Medicine in Morehead. Thomas, a nationally certified physician assistant, received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and her bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University. Thomas completed multiple clinical rotations, including one with St. Claire Regional’s Emergency Services Department....

huntsvilleblack.com

East Kentuckians are no strangers to harsh winter weather, having dealt with multiple winter storms in recent years. While it's been mild recently, now is the time to prepare for the annual return of cold and snow. The National Weather Service offices that serve the state of Kentucky along with the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee have designated December 1-7 as Winter Weather Awareness Week across the Commonwealth. Each year, dozens of Americans die due to exposure to the cold. Even...

Heart of HallowThanksMas show

Dec 1, 2016

This started off as a decent radio show. Sure, we got a little preachy on drug prices in the second portion, but during the third portion (where we discussed the Consumer Product Safety Commission stumblebums bumbling the rubber baby buggy bumper ban), the whole program slowed to a crawl. We have no idea why. Listen as long as you can stand it. Tip: Still our favorite ladder safety tip – keep your belt buckle inside the rails of the ladder to assure that you don’t lean out too far. Links: New...

AAP Recommends Putting Cellphone Use on Hold for Children's Health

Nov 30, 2016
Public News Service

Evidence is growing that cellphones may not be as safe as some people assume. The National Toxicology Program has found exposure to wireless radiation significantly increased the prevalence of malignant heart and brain cancers in rodents. CTIA, the wireless industry association, says it's reviewing the study, but notes previous studies showed no established health effects from radio frequency signals used in cellphones. Regardless, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) this fall issued new...

Broadband Added to Discount Options for Lower-Income Consumers

Nov 30, 2016
Public News Service

In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to modernize its Lifeline program, which offers lower-income households a discount on one telecommunications service. Broadband becomes a choice Dec. 2. Eligible consumers currently can apply their subsidy to voice service for either a landline or wireless telephone. The FCC added broadband in an effort to close the digital divide. Andrew Melnykovych, director of communications for the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC), said...

Tax Credit Softens Health Insurance Sticker Shock

Nov 30, 2016
Public News Service

Open enrollment for 2017 health-insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act is in full swing, and Kentuckians are being advised to shop around. With a switch in governors, Kentucky has moved away from operating its own state-based exchange, and folks must now shop for insurance on HealthCare.gov. The state had warned that individual premiums could increase from eight percent to 65 percent, depending on the provider. Angela Burns, a Healthcare.gov application assister in Jackson, said...

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