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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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Week of May 1, 2017

May 2, 2017
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May 2, 2017 -- Hedda Hopper was an American actress and gossip columnist, notorious for feuding with her arch-rival Louella Parsons.     

After flooding in 2010 and the steady economic downfall of the eastern Kentucky region, Greenup County is making a comeback. MSPR's Ashley Davidson has the story... 

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May 1, 2017 -- Louis Nye was an American comedy actor. He was an entertainer to the troops during World War II and is best known for his work on countless television, film and radio programs.   

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Stand By For Crime
  • X Minus One    

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April 28, 2017 -- Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist, spy, and member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories. 

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April 27, 2017 -- Walter Benjamin Lantz was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, director and actor best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker.   

Health Matters takes this opportunity to make fun of our co-medical host Shelley Irving during her bout with the shingles. Starting with chickenpox and shingles, we talk about salt in your diet, bats on your salad, the dangers of gray hair, and wearable sensors for your mother.

Tip: The American heart Association recommends you limit your salt to 1500 mg daily. This is hard to do.

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April 26, 2017 -- On April 26, 1564, in Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, William, son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, was baptized. His actual birth date isn't known for sure, but it is usually assumed that he was born on the 23 of April, and that is the date that is traditionally celebrated.

Week of April 24, 2017

Apr 25, 2017
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April 25, 2017 -- Elsa Maxwell was an American gossip columnist and author, songwriter, and professional hostess renowned for her parties for royalty and high society figures of her day.    

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April 24, 2017 -- Anthony Trollope was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire.  

CineMaterial

  • Hollywood On The Air
  • Victor Borge
  • Down Our Way    

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April 21, 2017 -- Helen Prejean is a Roman Catholic nun, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.     

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April 20, 2017 -- Daniel Chester French, one of the most prolific and acclaimed American sculptors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is best known for his design of the monumental work, the statue of Abraham Lincoln (1920) in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C..

The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Morehead Conference Center, 111 W. 1st Street, Morehead, KY.

Tickets are priced at $15 for adults, free for MSU students with an ID, children 17 and under are free.  Adult full Season Tickets are $30.

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April 19, 2017 -- Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline.    

Health Matters salutes Tre Sexton, owner of “Bluegrass Solar”, who will be installing solar panels in the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Benham Kentucky. Mr. Sexton is creating a new chapter in the “he could sell a fridge to an Eskimo” genre. This feel-good radio hour discusses the success of flu vaccine, vasectomies during March madness, good outcomes for older mothers, but ends on a down note when we discuss unnecessary drugs for patients with dementia.

 

Week of April 17, 2017

Apr 18, 2017
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April 18, 2017 -- Clarence Seward Darrow was an U.S. lawyer, leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform.    

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April 17, 2017 -- Harry Truman Reasoner was an American journalist for ABC and CBS News, known for his inventive use of language as a television commentator, and as a founder of the 60 Minutes program.    

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April 14, 2017 -- Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger was an American actor, noted for his portrayal of offbeat, often volatile and crazed characters. 

Down These Mean Streets

  • Adventures of Philip Marlowe
  • Redbook Dramas    

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April 13, 2017 -- Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.    

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April 12, 2017 -- David Michael Letterman is an American former television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He hosted a late night television talk show for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015 broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. In total, Letterman hosted 6,028 episodes of Late Night and Late Show,surpassing friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in American television history.

Inspired by presidential ultimatums, this show deals with the way we are remaking our bodies – in a sense, a medical/technical human evolution. From the misadventures of extreme bodybuilding to re-innervation of paralyzed limbs to genetic manipulation to cyborgs, we humans are changing in ways unimaginable to previous generations. Our speculation and confusion is brought to you by four simple midlife changes to improve your late life health.

Tip: A group exercise program may be just the thing you need to start your own individual exercise.

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