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CARDINALS & ENTERCOM ANNOUNCE EXTENSION TO RADIO RIGHTS AGREEMENT

CARDINALS & ENTERCOM ANNOUNCE EXTENSION TO RADIO RIGHTS AGREEMENT

Bill Stephens

November 15th, 2019

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Long Term Partnership Ensures News Radio 1120 KMOX Continues as the Team’s Flagship Station ST. LOUIS, Mo., November 15, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals and Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today announced a five-year extension […]

AAA: More than 55 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

AAA: More than 55 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

Bill Stephens

November 15th, 2019

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The most since 2005; record delays expected on Wednesday More than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since […]

Kentucky Folklife Magazine looking for submission proposals

Kentucky Folklife Magazine looking for submission proposals

Bill Stephens

November 15th, 2019

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University is looking for proposals for articles and other pieces documenting Kentucky’s folklife. The program said in a news release that this is the first call for proposals for the multimedia digital publication […]

Radio host says he won’t run to unseat Mitch McConnell

Radio host says he won’t run to unseat Mitch McConnell

Bill Stephens

November 15th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky radio host returned to the airwaves after a hiatus to announce he won’t enter the race to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020. Matt Jones left his popular sports talk show last week when the Kentucky Republican […]

Kentucky State Police: Inmate jumped fence, escaped custody

Kentucky State Police: Inmate jumped fence, escaped custody

Bill Stephens

November 13th, 2019

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DIXON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say authorities are searching for an inmate accused of jumping a fence and escaping from a detention center. News outlets report the agency put out a public call for help in locating 29-year-old William Casto on Tuesday. State […]

CARDINALS MANAGER MIKE SHILDT VOTED N.L. MANAGER OF THE YEAR

CARDINALS MANAGER MIKE SHILDT VOTED N.L. MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2019

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SHILDT JOINS HALL OF FAMERS HERZOG & La RUSSA AS CARDINALS AWARD WINNERS ST. LOUIS, Mo. – November 12, 2019 – St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Shildt was named this evening as the recipient of the 2019 National League Manager of the Year Award as […]

CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2020 CONTRACT

CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2020 CONTRACT

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2019

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VETERAN PITCHER SET TO ENTER HIS 16TH SEASON WITH ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS, Mo. – November 12, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with free-agent pitcher Adam Wainwright on a one-year contract for the 2020 season.   Financial […]

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2019

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Some accumulating snow this afternoon and evening may result in scattered slick spots on area roads. A Winter Weather Advisory covers much of the region, north of a line from Greenville, Missouri, to Paducah, Kentucky, to Calhoun, Kentucky, where 1 to locally 2 inches of […]

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2019

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For Current Driving Conditions, Visit:GoKY.ky.gov HENDERSON, Ky. – (November 11, 2019) – The tristate will likely experience its first blast of winter precipitation for the season starting this evening and into tomorrow. Not only does snow and ice cause travel issues but now the influx of temperatures hold an area […]

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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The District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program invites individuals and organizations in the GRADD area to contribute to the 2019 Silver Bells project. Heather Mullican, District Long Term Care Ombudsman, and other GRADD staff are coordinating a collection of items to fill gift bags for […]

Kentucky Drought Declarations Removed

Kentucky Drought Declarations Removed

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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Recent rainfall has eased drought concerns FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Office of the State Climatologist, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the Commonwealth. Recent rains have […]

Kentucky to provide increased access to Medicaid health services for students

Kentucky to provide increased access to Medicaid health services for students

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 8, 2019) – The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received final approval for a Medicaid state plan amendment that will expand health services in schools.  The change to Medicaid will be phased in during the current school year, and approval for […]

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Debuts New Crime Fighting App

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Debuts New Crime Fighting App

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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KFWLaw app available through iTunes App Store, Google Play Store FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov., 2019) – Need to report suspected illegal activity related to fish, wildlife or boating to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources? Now, there’s an app for that. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife […]

Bevin seeks vote recanvass while Beshear starts transition

Bevin seeks vote recanvass while Beshear starts transition

Bill Stephens

November 7th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said next week’s recanvass of the vote count in Kentucky’s gubernatorial election won’t be his last move in challenging the results, which showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear. […]

Cities of Dixon, Slaughters and Wheatcroft awarded $209,834 total in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

Cities of Dixon, Slaughters and Wheatcroft awarded $209,834 total in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

Bill Stephens

November 6th, 2019

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Resurfacing intersection improvements to be made to seven roadways MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2019) – During Monday’s visit to Webster County, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid official announced $209,834 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing and intersection work. Resurfacing […]