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Station Events
9:19 pm
Sat October 20, 2012

Thanks For Doing Your Part During Our Fall Membership Drive!

Thanks to everyone who contributed during our Fall Membership Campaign! 

Your support pays for the programs on WKU Public Radio. The news, music, and entertainment shows you enjoy are on the air thanks to listener support. We couldn't do it without you.

If you're not a member yet, it's always easy to join online. Just click on the Donate Now button at the top of the page.

Station Events
3:36 pm
Sat October 13, 2012

Fall Membership Drive Ends Today: Now's The Time To Do Your Part!

Membership support makes the programs possible on WKU Public Radio.  The news, interviews, and entertainment shows you enjoy are all here thanks to listeners who become members. 

It's how public radio works, and your membership really matters. As we head into the final days of the drive, we encourage you to join with us to keep WKU Public Radio strong.

Our membership drive is a great time to show your support for everything your public radio station does. You can call us during the pledge drive at 800-599-9598. It's also easy to join online--just click the Donate Now button at the top of the page. 

You can learn more about how membership works, and check out our thank-you gifts here.

Thanks for doing your part!

Regional
6:16 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Ceremonies Mark 9/11 Anniversary

As the nation pauses to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, Fort Knox will host a Patriot Day ceremony. The event will include a 9/11 video presentation and music by the Fort Knox Army Band.

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Health
11:57 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Longtime Healthcare Executive in Bowling Green Dies

A former president and chief executive officer of The Medical Center in Bowling Green has died. John Desmarais passed away Tueday at his home in Logan County.

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Station Events
9:59 am
Mon July 23, 2012

WKYU-FM Operating at Full Power Following Tower Repairs

The WKYU-FM transmitter is operating at full power again following a period of reduced power operation on Monday--this the result of KET repairing some damage to the tower. Thanks for your patience while this work was completed.

Severe Weather Impact
9:18 am
Fri July 20, 2012

WKUE-FM Back On The Air

Update, Saturday, 1:15 pm: WKUE is back on the air as of early Saturday afternoon. Thanks for your patience while repair work was underway.

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Business
2:34 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Major Hancock County Employer Could Close Doors Over Electricity Costs

A Hancock County aluminum smelter is warning it might have to shut down its 700-employee operation if it can't negotiate better electric rates. Century Aluminum and power producer Big Rivers Electric Corporation appear to be at an impasse in their efforts to find a solution.

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Station Events
10:00 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Tower Work Leads to Reduced Power for 88.9FM Listening Area

Work being performed on WKU Public Radio's tower in Warren County Wednesday morning will cause reduced power for those in the south-central Kentucky and northern Tennessee region.

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Regional
2:13 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories In Effect Across Region

According to the National Weather Service, summer heat will continue through at least next Wednesday, the Fourth of July. Temperatures will climb well over 100 degress in many areas. 

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Shots - Health Blog
10:18 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law

Supporters of the health care law march in front of the Supreme Court building.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

Originally published on Thu June 28, 2012 1:55 pm

In one of the most widely anticipated decisions in recent history, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the sweeping federal law overhauling the nation's health care system is constitutional.

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