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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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January 13, 2017 -- Alfred Bertram Guthrie Jr. was an American novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1950 for his novel The Way West. 

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January 12, 2017 -- Charles Perrault was a French author and member of the Académie Française. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales.   

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January 11, 2017 -- Ezra Cornell was an American businessman, politician, philanthropist and educational administrator. He was the founder of Western Union and a co-founder of Cornell University.   

It is 2017 and we are back! This monstrosity includes a list of good things that happened in 2016, and our own “Health Matters” list of top stories for 2016. Brought to you by the American Medical Association’s seven recommendations for a healthier new year, we cover everything from giant rats to calcium supplementation.

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January 10, 2017 -- Ethan Allen led the Green Mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga during the American Revolution. He petitioned for Vermont to join the new United States.  

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January 9, 2017 -- American-born society figure, remembered chiefly as the wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and mother of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain (1940–45, 1951–55).    

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January 6, 2017 -- German archaeologist and excavator of Troy, Mycenae, and Tiryns. He is sometimes considered to be the modern discoverer of prehistoric Greece, though scholarship in the late 20th and early 21st centuries revealed that much self-mythologizing was involved in establishing his reputation.    

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January 5, 2017 -- Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a European statesman who served as the first post-war Chancellor of Germany from 1949 to 1963.    

January 4, 2017 -- Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain.     

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January 3, 2017 -- J.R.R. Tolkien is an internationally renowned fantasy writer. He is best known for authoring The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.    

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December 12, 2016 -- Born in Bucharest on December 12, 1893, Edward G. Robinson moved to the U.S. when he was ten. He studied acting and began playing stage roles in 1913. In film, he made a name for himself playing a gangster in 1931's Little Caesar, and was often typecast as a "tough guy" after that. Yet he also made films like Double Indemnity, Key Largo, The Ten Commandments, and Soylent Green, his last film.    

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December 9, 2016 -- Actor Kirk Douglas brought his formidable chin and talent to movies such as Spartacus and The Bad and the Beautiful. You may also know him as the father of Michael Douglas.    

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December 8, 2016 -- Gabriel Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America.     

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December 7, 2016 -- Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist.

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December 5, 2016 -- An English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing Goblin Market and Remember, and the words of the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.

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December 2, 2016 -- John Breckinridge was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Virginia. He served in the state legislatures of Virginia and Kentucky before being elected to the U.S. Senate and appointed United States Attorney General during the second term of President Thomas Jefferson. 

December 1, 2016 -- Australian stage, screen and television actor, and director. He is probably best remembered today for his performance as Captain Hook in the Mary Martin musical production of Peter Pan.    

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November 30, 2016 --  American comedy writer and television producer who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s.     

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November 29, 2016 -- Italian composer Giacomo Puccini started the operatic trend toward realism with his popular works 'La Bohème' and 'Madame Butterfly.'    

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November 28, 2016 -- The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London, England. It began in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register, adopting its current name on 1 January 1788.     

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