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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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November 14, 2017 -- Walter Washington Green Williams was an American man who said that he was a forager for Hood's Brigade and thus the last surviving veteran of the American Civil War. The claim is controversial, however. Although he said that he was born in 1842, census records indicated that he was still a child when the war ended in 1865.

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November 13, 2017 -- Often referred to as the "penman of the Revolution," John Dickinson was an American statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress and one of the writers of the Articles of Confederation.

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November 10, 2017 -- Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright.

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November 9, 2017 -- Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die.

This show, patterned after some advice Shelley’s young son received, talks about the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, self-driving cars, regular walking, and a new shingles vaccine. We also discuss the problem of interpreting research on controversial issues such as e-cigarettes and the health effects of guns.

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November 7, 2017 -- Vlad III, known as Vlad the Impaler or Vlad Dracula, was voivode of Wallachia three times between 1448 and his death. He was the second son of Vlad Dracul, who became the ruler of Wallachia in 1436

Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas!

November 10-12 and 17-19; Rowan County Arts Center
directed by Krys Lynam

MSU

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November 7, 2017 -- Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn, and for the theme song to The Green Hornet.

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Beth Reynolds and Ashley Adkins with the Morehead Young Professionals Association.

Introduction provided by Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce President, Jami Hornbuckle.

 

Thanks to Jamie Breeze, Tracy Williams, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.    

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November 6, 2017 -- Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax was a Belgian inventor and musician who invented the saxophone in the early 1840s. He played the flute and clarinet. He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba.

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November 3, 2017 -- Terrence McNally is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter. McNally has been described as "a probing and enduring dramatist" and "one of the greatest contemporary playwrights the theater world has yet produced".

When a fearsome monster wants you dead

When terror fills your heart with dread

You’d best be wearing shoes with tread

Brought to you by shoes with tread, we discuss falls down the stairs, falls due to pets, falls from tree stands, hockey games, musicals, and scary movies. If you are too frightened to celebrate Halloween, this show offers you a very low-adrenaline alternative. Boo.

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November 2, 2017 -- James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States. He previously served as the 13th Speaker of the House of Representatives and as Governor of Tennessee.

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November 1, 2017 -- Stephen Crane was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism.

MSU

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October 31, 2017 -- English Romantic lyric poet John Keats was dedicated to the perfection of poetry marked by vivid imagery that expressed a philosophy through classical legend.

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October 30, 2017 -- John Adams was an American patriot who served as the second President of the United States and the first Vice President. 

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October 27, 2017 -- Isaac Merritt Singer was an American inventor, actor, and businessman. He made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Black Heritage Commemorative Society

October 26, 2017 -- 20th century recording artist Mahalia Jackson, known as the Queen of Gospel, is revered as one of the greatest musical figures in U.S. history.

Tom Price is another Republican rising star turned falling star. Since 1979, when the Department of Health Education and Welfare was renamed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), his 231-day term is the shortest on record. Canned due to taxpayer-funded air travel, he was also blamed for the failure of the legislature to pass an alternative to the Affordable Care Act. We discuss flu shots, E cigarettes, and the dangers of watching a musical such as “Dreamgirls”.

MSU

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October 25, 2017 -- Thomas Babington Macaulay, English Whig politician, essayist, poet, and historian best known for his History of England, 5 vol. (1849–61)

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October 24, 2017 -- Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author. She was active in working for women's rights. The press of her day referred to her as a "suffragist", someone who believed in women's suffrage or voting rights. 

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October 23, 2017 -- Una O'Connor was an Irish-American actress who worked extensively in theatre before becoming a character actress in film and in television. She often portrayed comical wives, housekeepers and servants.

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October 20, 2017 -- Thomas Hughes QC was an English lawyer, judge, politician and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days, a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School, which Hughes had attended.

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