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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

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When a survey showed that over one third of Americans were not sure if ObamaCare and the Affordable Care Act were the same thing and 45% were not sure if the Affordable Care Act would be repealed when ObamaCare was repealed, our tactical team at Health Matters sprang into action. We decided to talk about the same things we talk about every week, but give it a new and exciting title. Tune in for important clues on the relationship between ObamaCare and the Affordable Care Act.

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February 28, 2017 -- Mary Lyon was an educator and the founder of the first women's college, which is now known as Mount Holyoke College.

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February 27, 2017 -- John Steinbeck was an American novelist whose Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath, portrayed the plight of migrant workers during the Great Depression.    

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  • Meet Corliss Archer
  • Luke Slaughter of Tombstone    

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February 24, 2017 -- Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda was an American character actor who was known for a number of roles, most notably, his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather and Phil Fish in Barney Miller from 1975 to 1977 and Fish from 1977 to 1978.    

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February 23, 2017 -- Samuel Pepys was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.   

Trust is essential to medical care and to government. Health Matters celebrates this by saluting nurses, who are America’s most trusted profession. We discuss Raynaud’s disease, diabetes costs, passwords, sledding injuries, and medicines that can kill dogs. For an hour of family fun, check out this show.

 

Tip: Raynaud’s is a condition where the blood vessels in the fingers and toes spasm when exposed to cold temperatures. Your hands turn white and are painful; the condition can last for hours.

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February 22, 2017 -- Sophia Magdalena Scholl was a German student and anti-Nazi political activist, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. 

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February 21, 2017 -- Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and on screen. Rickman trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, performing in modern and classical theatre productions. Rickman gained wider notice for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series.    

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February 20, 2017 -- Cornelius Vanderbilt "C.V." Whitney was an American businessman, film producer, writer, philanthropist, polo player, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thoroughbred racehorses. 

Radio Spirits

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Ford V8 Revue w/Bob Crosby Swing Band    

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February 17, 2017 -- William Adlington Cadbury was an English businessman affiliated with his family company, Cadbury. He was born in Edgbaston and educated at Quaker schools. He began working at Cadbury in 1887. In 1905 he commissioned the first Cadbury logo.    

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Health Matters produces this steaming pot of goodwill.  Rick explains why Martin Luther King Day is his favorite holiday, we discuss hot red chili peppers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and we give you our exclusive Health Matters healthy housecleaning tips. Fall in love all over again (if you survive this show).

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February 16, 2017 -- Henry Brooks Adams was an American historian and member of the Adams political family, being descended from two U.S. Presidents.

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February 15, 2017 -- Louis XV was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. 

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February 14, 2017 -- Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.

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February 13, 2017 -- Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She had known her future husband since they were children attending the same school in Independence, Missouri.  

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Dick Tracy
  • Sky King
  • Alka Seltzer Time    

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February 10, 2017 -- William Allen White was a renowned American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement. Between 1896 and his death, White became the iconic spokesman for middle America.    

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February 9, 2017 -- William Henry Harrison, an American military officer and politician, was the ninth President of the United States (1841), the oldest President to be elected at the time. On his 32nd day, he became the first to die in office, serving the shortest tenure in U.S. Presidential history.    

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February 8, 2017 --  English critic of art, architecture, and society who was a gifted painter, a distinctive prose stylist, and an important example of the Victorian Sage, or Prophet: a writer of polemical prose who seeks to cause widespread cultural and social change.

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Governor Matt Bevin will deliver his 2017 State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate this Wednesday (2/8/17) at 7 pm. Audio provided by Kentucky Educational Television.

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