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  1. Scaramucci: Let Priebus 'Explain He's Not A Leaker'

    07.27 / 16:28 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    The Game of Thrones -like infighting in the West Wing of the White House is turning from a behind-the-scenes struggle into a public duel. Newly installed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci was livid Thursday morning over a report in Politico that indicates he has assets worth as much as $85 million and that he took a $5 million salary from SkyBridge Capital, the hedge fund he founded, in the first half of the year. Scaramucci tweeted Wednesday night suggesting that…
  2. Black Producers, HBO Defend Upcoming Series 'Confederate'

    07.27 / 16:28 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    It may be the most explosive response ever to a TV show that hasn't shot a frame, doesn't have a script, or even a plot written yet. All we know is HBO's Confederate will be a TV show set in a modern America where the Confederacy never lost the Civil War and slavery still exists. After days at the center of the controversy, Executive Producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman says the experience has been like getting "a crash course in crazy." That painful education began last week, after HBO…
  3. Admiral Says He'd Launch A Nuclear Strike On China If Trump Ordered It

    07.27 / 16:28 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff8zNTKglpM At a security conference in Australia on Thursday, this scenario was posed to the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet: If ordered to do so by President Trump, would he would launch a nuclear attack on China next week? His response: Yes. An academic in the audience posed this question to Adm. Scott Swift : "At risk of being blunt ... If, when you return to your command next week, you were to receive an order from the commander in chief, the…
  4. ALA.NI On World Cafe

    07.27 / 16:28 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    In this session, we are joined by ALA.NI, a British singer-songwriter whose debut album, You & I, is a remarkable update on the cabaret tradition. The London-born, Paris-based performer was surprisingly candid during our World Cafe interview: "I was at a point where I found it easier maybe to date men who were married, just because ... you'd get a really nice side of them. You don't have to deal with all of the smelly socks and underwear. And I wasn't like… …
  5. States Have Already Tried Versions Of 'Skinny Repeal.' It Didn't Go Well

    07.27 / 16:28 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Betting that thin is in — and might be the only way forward — Senate Republicans are eyeing a "skinny repeal" that would roll back an unpopular portion of the federal health law. But health policy analysts warn that the idea has been tried before, and with little success. Senators are reportedly considering a narrow bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's "individual mandate," which assesses a tax on Americans who don't have insurance. The bill would also eliminate the ACA's pen…
  6. Watch Live Performances From XPoNential Music Festival This Weekend

    07.27 / 14:26 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    The XPoNential Music Festival, presented by Subaru, offers an unparalleled experience for music discovery. With a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists (many of whom have recently performed World Cafe sessions), the XPoNential Music Festival has been pleasing audiences of all ages for more than a decade at the Camden Waterfront in Camden, N.J. This year, VuHaus brings you a front-row seat for all of the performances at Wiggins Park. Check out the lineup below, and don't miss the…
  7. Grimes Again Says “No” to Federal Voter Information Request

    07.27 / 13:20 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Kentucky Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is again refusing to comply with a federal request for state voter…
  8. Congressman Comer to Hold Town Halls in Henderson, Princeton, Clinton

    07.27 / 13:20 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    U.S. Congressman James Comer is holding three town hall meetings in the region beginning…
  9. Paducah’s Health Park Construction Approaches Phase One Completion

    07.26 / 23:19 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Paducah’s Health Park has nearly completed the first phase of a two-part construction e…
  10. Kentucky H2A Visa Program Has Generations of Ag Workers Coming to the Same Farm

    07.26 / 23:19 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Migrant workers who come to Kentucky under the H2A visa program are a critical part of the agricultural workforce. The Bluegrass State ranks seventh among the 50 states for the number farm workers who come under this visa, according to the Office of Foreign Labor Certification. Phil and Jan Holliday's farm in Logan County has two workers from Mexico who have been coming for more than two decades, and they’re bringing the next g…
  11. Director of Kentucky Democratic PAC Arrested on Theft, Forgery Charges

    07.26 / 23:19 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    The director of a Kentucky Democratic political action committee has been arrested on charges including theft and…
  12. As Cost Of U.S. Health Care Skyrockets, So Does Pay Of Health Care CEOs

    07.26 / 23:19 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    In the seven years since the Affordable Care Act was passed, CEOs of U.S. health care companies have made a lot of money. Their compensation far outstrips the wage growth of nearly all Americans, according to reporter Bob Herman , who published an analysis this week of "the sky-high pay of health care CEOs" for the online news site, Axios. Based on corporate financial filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Herman did research on 113 heads of 70 of the largest U.S. health care…
  13. Planned Parenthood, ACLU File Motion to Join Tennessee Abortion Lawsuit

    07.26 / 23:19 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union want to join a lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that requires counseling and a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking…
  14. Amid Healthcare Talks, Steve Beshear Denounces 'Hypocrites' in Office

    07.26 / 21:11 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    As the U.S. Senate this week voted to hold debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear accused some Republican politicians of “religious h…
  15. Report Reveals Contaminants In “Legal” Water

    07.26 / 21:11 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    An environmental group’s new report shows a broad range of contaminants occur in many drinking water systems in the Ohio Valley, even though the water meets federal requirements. The research highlights the gap between what regulations require and what many scientists and health advocates recommend for safe drinking w…
  16. New Scam in Kentucky Claims to Represent Veterans Group

    07.26 / 21:11 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    One of the latest scams making the rounds in Kentucky involves a caller who claims to be raising money to cover Veterans Affairs medical bills and aid homeless…
  17. Amid Healthcare Talks, Steve Beshear Denounces 'Hypocrits' in Office

    07.26 / 20:10 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    As the U.S. Senate this week voted to hold debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear accused some Republican politicians of “religious h…
  18. Amid Healthcare Talks, Steve Beshear Denounces 'Hypocrits' in Office

    07.26 / 20:10 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    As the U.S. Senate this week voted to hold debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear accused some Republican politicians of “religious h…
  19. Report Reveals Contaminants In “Legal” Water

    07.26 / 20:10 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    An environmental group’s new report shows a broad range of contaminants occur in many drinking water systems in the Ohio Valley, even though the water meets federal requirements. The research highlights the gap between what regulations require and what many scientists and health advocates recommend for safe drinking w…
  20. Ky State Senator Julian Carroll Says He Won’t Resign

    07.26 / 20:10 wkms.org Wkms.org - Murray
    Kentucky state Senator Julian Carroll says he won’t resign from his s…