Station News & Events http://weku.fm en Former WEKU Station Manager Passes http://weku.fm/post/former-weku-station-manager-passes <p>Former WEKU station manager, Madison Lee Hodges, has died.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:47:56 +0000 Jonese Franklin 62932 at http://weku.fm Former WEKU Station Manager Passes WEKU's Special 4th of July Holiday Weekend Programming http://weku.fm/post/wekus-special-4th-july-holiday-weekend-programming <p>WEKU is featuring a number of special programs for this Independence Day weekend. They include: <a href="http://www.pbs.org/a-capitol-fourth/about/the-concert/" target="_blank"><strong><em>A Capitol Fourth,</em></strong></a> a "live" concert simulcast with PBS from the U.S. Capitol; a three-hour 4oth anniversary edition of <a href="http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/" target="_blank"><strong><em>A Prairie Home Companion</em></strong></a>; and the annual Capitol Steps 4th of July Special edition of <a href="http://www.capsteps.com/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Politics Takes a Holiday.&nbsp;</em></strong></a></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's the schedule:</span></p><p><strong>Friday July 4&nbsp;</strong><br /><br /><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em><a href="http://www.pbs.org/a-capitol-fourth/about/the-concert/" target="_blank">A Capitol Fourth&nbsp;</a></em></strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">8:00 - 10:00 pm "live" on </span>WKYL<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Classic 102.1</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">10:00 pm - midnight on 88.9 and the WEKU&nbsp;network of news and information stations</span></p><p><strong>Saturday July 5</strong><br /><br /><em><a href="http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/" target="_blank"><strong>A Prairie Home Companion 4oth Anniversary Special</strong></a></em><br /><br />6:00 - 9:00 pm - A special three-hour "live" &nbsp;broadcast from the campus of Macalaster College in St. Paul, MN</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday July 6</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;1</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:00 - 4:00 pm - A special three-hour re-broadcast of Saturday evening's "live" show<br /><br />7:00 - 8:00 pm - <a href="http://www.capsteps.com/" target="_blank"><strong>The Capitol Steps,</strong> <strong><em>Politics Takes a Holiday</em></strong></a></span></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:44:59 +0000 John Hingsbergen 61917 at http://weku.fm WEKU's Special 4th of July Holiday Weekend Programming Support WEKU During Summer FUN Drive http://weku.fm/post/support-weku-during-summer-fun-drive <p>WEKU's Summer FUN Drive is underway through the weekend and we're asking for your support for the news, information and entertainment programming we bring you all week throughout they year.&nbsp;<br /><br /><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank">Make a&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">One-Time Gift</strong></em>&nbsp;to 88.9&nbsp;WEKU</a></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 19px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank">Set Up a</a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;Sustaining Monthly Gift</em></strong>&nbsp;</a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank">to 88.9&nbsp;WEKU</a></p><p>When we reach our overall goal of $25,000, we'll return to scheduled programming uninterrupted by fundraising.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:54:24 +0000 WEKU 60345 at http://weku.fm Support WEKU During Summer FUN Drive Forest Fire Closes State Park http://weku.fm/post/forest-fire-closes-state-park <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">An early spring forest fire has led to the closure of a Southeast Kentucky state park. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The woodland fire fed by gusty winds forced the Sunday shut down of Kingdom Come State Park in Harlan and </span>Letcher<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> counties. &nbsp; &nbsp;Local fire departments and about 50 Division of Forestry firefighters worked to contain the fire, which at one point covered about 465 acres including some state park property. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:15:24 +0000 Stu Johnson, WEKU 58191 at http://weku.fm Nearly 500 Support WEKU During Spring Fund Drive http://weku.fm/post/nearly-500-support-weku-during-spring-fund-drive <p>WEKU says "Thanks" to everyone who donated during the Spring Fund Drive.&nbsp; The drive ended Saturday at 1:00 pm, about $9,000 short of the $80,000 goal.</p><p><strong>During this drive we've invited listeners to become Day Sponsors.&nbsp; As a special benefit, all Day Sponsors will be welcome at a reception with former NPR newscaster, Jean Cochran, and a taping of <a href="http://www.weku.fm/eastern-standard" target="_blank">WEKU's <em>Eastern Standard, </em></a>Wednesday evening May 7 in Lexington.</strong>&nbsp;<br /><br />If you didn't get a chance to pledge during the drive, you can still make your $180 donation ($15 per month) now or contribute any amount you choose.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong>&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">Make a <em><strong>One-Time Gift</strong></em> to 88.9 WEKU</a></p><p><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong>&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">Set Up a</a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong><em> Sustaining Monthly Gift</em></strong> </a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">to 88.9 WEKU</a></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:38:10 +0000 Julie Tennill 57133 at http://weku.fm Nearly 500 Support WEKU During Spring Fund Drive Check out Snowy Mountain Trek to put WEKH Back on the Air http://weku.fm/post/check-out-snowy-mountain-trek-put-wekh-back-air <p>We just thought you'd like to know what it takes sometimes to keep a network of public radio stations on the air.&nbsp; Follow this <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.632450130125749.1073741828.132319356805498&amp;type=1" target="_blank">link to the WEKU Facebook page</a> for a complete photo album with more shots from a trip up Buffalo Mountain in Hazard, KY. to put WEKH (90.9 FM) back on the air.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 18:13:20 +0000 John Hingsbergen 55674 at http://weku.fm Check out Snowy Mountain Trek to put WEKH Back on the Air Special Announcement for listeners of 88.5 WEKF, 90.1 WEKP and 96.9 in Barbourville http://weku.fm/post/special-announcement-listeners-885-wekf-901-wekp-and-969-barbourville <p><span class="userContent">Starting at around 9:00 o'clock this morning, these signals will be off the air for a brief time so we can make technical ad<span class="text_exposed_show">justments. Our engineers will keep the outage as brief as possible, but we may be off for as much as an hour or more.<br /><br />We apologize for the inconvenience and advise you, if possible, to tune to either 88.9 or 90.9 or listen online from our website at WEKU dot FM.<br /> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:52:05 +0000 Julie Tennill 55521 at http://weku.fm Farewell & Thanks to News Director Charles Compton http://weku.fm/post/farewell-thanks-news-director-charles-compton <p>The Lexington Herald Leader's Rich Copley has written a tribute to WEKU News Director Charles Compton, who's moving on today after eight years at the station. We've been looking for a way to pay tribute to Charles on the air and we couldn't say it better.... Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:26:07 +0000 John Hingsbergen 54453 at http://weku.fm Farewell & Thanks to News Director Charles Compton State of the Commonwealth Address on WEKU Tuesday http://weku.fm/post/state-commonwealth-address-weku-tuesday <p>Governor Steve Beshear will deliver his State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday evening January 7 at 7:00 p.m.&nbsp; The WEKU stations will carry "live" coverage provided by Kentucky Educational Television.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 16:00:04 +0000 John Hingsbergen 53965 at http://weku.fm State of the Commonwealth Address on WEKU Tuesday "Live" Coverage of Obama News Conference @ 2:00 pm http://weku.fm/post/live-coverage-obama-news-conference-200-pm <p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">WEKU presents "live" coverage of President Obama’s press conference this afternoon at 2:00.&nbsp;&nbsp; NPR tells us he’s likely to discuss the economy, health care and the NSA among other topics.&nbsp;<br /><br />Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson of Here &amp; Now will host the special and will be joined from Washington by NPR Health Policy Correspondent Julie Rovner, National Security Correspondent Larry Abramson and White House Correspondent Scott Horsley. </span></font></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:44:07 +0000 John Hingsbergen 53429 at http://weku.fm "Live" Coverage of Obama News Conference @ 2:00 pm "Live" Mandela Funeral Coverage on WEKU http://weku.fm/post/live-mandela-funeral-coverage-weku <p>WEKU brings you "live" coverage of the funeral of Nelson Mandela Sunday from 1:00 - 6:00 am.&nbsp; This coverage is provided by the BBC World Service.</p><p></p><p>http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25386729</p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 05:57:21 +0000 John Hingsbergen 53188 at http://weku.fm "Live" Mandela Funeral Coverage on WEKU Holiday Programming for WEKU & Classic 102.1 http://weku.fm/post/holiday-programming-weku-classic-1021 <p>As usual, we have a<a href="http://weku.fm/node/52098" target="_blank"> full and varied line-up programming </a>for Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas and New Year's for both WEKU and Classic 102.1.&nbsp;&nbsp; Click here for the listening and access to a downloadable version of the schedule.</p><p></p><p>Plus, we have sponsorships available for businesses and other organizations.&nbsp; For more information, call 859-622-7270 or email john.hingsbergen@eku.edu.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 04:28:27 +0000 John Hingsbergen 52314 at http://weku.fm Holiday Programming for WEKU & Classic 102.1 JFK Featured in Special Programming http://weku.fm/post/jfk-featured-special-programming <p><a href="http://weknewjfk.org/" target="_blank"><em>We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives</em></a>&nbsp; is a radio documentary in oral history form, built around the recorded recollections of people who knew the former President personally.&nbsp; The program can be heard on WEKU Sunday evening November 17 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm and <a href="http://weknewjfk.org/" target="_blank">at this link.</a></p><p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:51:24 +0000 John Hingsbergen 52011 at http://weku.fm JFK Featured in Special Programming "Live" Coverage: President to Speak on Syria http://weku.fm/post/live-coverage-president-speak-syria <p>From the NPR Two Way Blog: President Obama is expected to speak from the Rose Garden about Syria shortly, but a White House official says his remarks will not be about imminent military operations.</p><p>Instead, the official, who asked not to be named, said the president will update the public about his decision on how to proceed.</p><p>The president has been considering a limited military strike against Syria, but he said Friday that he hadn't yet made a decision.</p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 17:43:04 +0000 John Hingsbergen 49421 at http://weku.fm Kentucky Public Radio Stations Evaluate Collaborations http://weku.fm/post/kentucky-public-radio-stations-evaluate-collaborations <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 16px;">Leaders of Kentucky’s public radio stations are considering how they might collaborate and consolidate operations, with a goal of cutting costs and boosting reporting on local and regional issues. Six of Kentucky’s seven public radio stations have enlisted&nbsp;<a href="http://www.publicradiocapital.org/" style="color: rgb(85, 26, 139); border: none; outline: none;">Public Radio Capital</a>&nbsp;to assess benefits of closer collaboration and to help advance the process if all agree to move ahead. Universities hold licenses to five of the stations and may need to join future negotiations as well. The state has some history of successful station mergers. In 1993,&nbsp;<a href="http://wuol.org/" style="color: rgb(85, 26, 139); border: none; outline: none;">WUOL</a>, licensed to the University of Louisville, and two stations operated by libraries merged under the auspices of the Public Radio Partnership, a newly formed community licensee. <a href="http://www.current.org/2013/08/kentucky-public-radio-stations-evaluate-advantages-of-working-together/" target="_blank">Read more...</a></p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:52:22 +0000 Mike Janssen & Current 48816 at http://weku.fm Kentucky Public Radio Stations Evaluate Collaborations Classic 102.1 Experiencing Technical Difficulties http://weku.fm/post/classic-1021-experiencing-technical-difficulties <p>Classic 102.1 is experiencing technical difficulties and will be back on air as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:31:23 +0000 Julie Tennill 48571 at http://weku.fm 2013 Keeneland Concours d'Elegance July 18 - 21 http://weku.fm/post/2013-keeneland-concours-delegance-july-18-21 <p><span class="style82">WEKU is once again a proud media sponsor of the <a href="http://keenelandconcours.com/" target="_blank">Keeneland Concours d'Elegance.</a>&nbsp; This year's four-day event will again be held at the beautiful Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky, showcasing over 130 of the finest collector vehicles in the country---from antiques to future classics. </span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 02:08:31 +0000 John Hingsbergen 46882 at http://weku.fm 2013 Keeneland Concours d'Elegance July 18 - 21 Michael Carter, Carol Siler retiring from WEKU http://weku.fm/post/michael-carter-carol-siler-retiring-weku <p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">Friday June 28 is the day when numerous employees of Eastern Kentucky University are beginning retirement as part of a cost-saving plan.&nbsp; Among them are two familiar voices of WEKU: Development Coordinator Carol Siler, whom you have heard many times during station fund drives and other events;</span><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"> and Michael Carter, Music Director and classical music host. </span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:01:24 +0000 John Hingsbergen 46383 at http://weku.fm Michael Carter, Carol Siler retiring from WEKU $1,000 an Hour, End-of-Fiscal-Year Fund Drive http://weku.fm/post/1000-hour-end-fiscal-year-fund-drive <p><strong>UPDATE as of Friday 6/14 2:00 pm!</strong></p><p><em>THANKS to the generosity of over 200 donors between Wednesday and Friday, WEKU reached its goal of $25,000 for the "$1,000 an hour End-of-Fiscal-Year Listener Challenge"&nbsp; Fund Drive!</em><br><br>These donations will assist the station in meeting its financial obligations at the end of the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year.</p><p><em>As of 2:06 pm Friday, we resumed scheduled programming, uninterrupted by fundraising messages.</em><br><br>After three days of asking, we're now giving...THANKS for your generous support of Listener-supported 88.9 WEKU!</p><p><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong>&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">Make a <em><strong>One-Time Gift</strong></em> to 88.9 WEKU</a></p><p><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong>&gt;&gt;</strong></a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">Set Up a</a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank"><strong><em> Sustaining Monthly Gift</em></strong> </a><a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/pledge.pledgemain" target="_blank">to 88.9 WEKU</a></p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:25:39 +0000 Julie Tennill 45547 at http://weku.fm $1,000 an Hour, End-of-Fiscal-Year Fund Drive Coverage of Presidential speech 2:00 pm today http://weku.fm/post/coverage-presidential-speech-200-pm-today <p>WEKU will carry NPR coverage of President Obama's speech at the National Defense University in Washington, DC. During the 2:00 pm talk, he is expected to announce major changes in US foreign policy regarding the use of drone air strikes overseas.</p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 13:54:24 +0000 John Hingsbergen 44654 at http://weku.fm Coverage of Presidential speech 2:00 pm today Apologies for problems with APHC Saturday http://weku.fm/post/apologies-problems-aphc-saturday <p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">Here we go again, apologizing for a technical issue, but seriously the problem with A Prairie Home companion on Saturday evening was a computer playlist error that went unnoticed when prepping for the weekend. For those who are really interested in what goes on behind the scenes, feel free to read on. Otherwise, we won't be offended.</span><br> Sat, 18 May 2013 23:47:28 +0000 John Hingsbergen 44448 at http://weku.fm Apologies for problems with APHC Saturday Apologies for technical difficulties http://weku.fm/post/apologies-technical-difficulties <h5 class="uiStreamMessage userContentWrapper" data-ft="{&quot;type&quot;:1,&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"><span class="messageBody" data-ft="{&quot;type&quot;:3}"><span class="userContent">"The trouble is not in your set."&nbsp; Difficulties that kept NPR's Morning Edition off the air for most of the hour between 6:00 and 7:00 am Monday originated at NPR in Washington.&nbsp; By way of background, NPR's ENTIRE operation has been moved into new facilities during recent weeks.&nbsp; WEKU apologizes for the inconvenience and disruption. Mon, 06 May 2013 11:14:04 +0000 John Hingsbergen 43741 at http://weku.fm Hear the results of Thursday night's cinecast this weekend http://weku.fm/post/hear-results-thursday-nights-cinecast-weekend <p>Thanks to all who showed up Thursday night at the Fayette Mall in Lexington and the Grand Theatre in Frankfort for the first-ever "live" cinecast of Wait Wait..Don't Tell Me.&nbsp; We hope you had as good a time as we.&nbsp; Whether you saw it "live" or not, don't forget to tune in for the edited and packaged results Saturday morning at 11:00 and Sunday afternoon at 3:00. Fri, 03 May 2013 15:02:42 +0000 John Hingsbergen 43645 at http://weku.fm Hear the results of Thursday night's cinecast this weekend Congrats to Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me ticket winners http://weku.fm/post/congrats-wait-waitdont-tell-me-ticket-winners <center><p> <span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">If you were selected in our random drawing, we're trying to make contact directly. Check your Facebook "other messages" in-box. If we have an e-mail address or phone number, you may have already heard from us.&nbsp; </span> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:29:16 +0000 John Hingsbergen 42178 at http://weku.fm Congrats to Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me ticket winners Last Day to enter for Wait Wait tickets http://weku.fm/post/last-day-enter-wait-wait-tickets <p>Give us a "like" or comment on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/WEKU88.9?ref=tn_tnmn" target="_blank">WEKU Facebook page, </a>call 859-622-1667 by midnight Sunday, 4/28 to enter the drawing or<a href="http://www.weku.fm/post/wait-waitdont-tell-me-goes-live-big-screen" target="_blank"> click this link for more information.</a></p><p></p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 19:00:44 +0000 John Hingsbergen 43378 at http://weku.fm Last Day to enter for Wait Wait tickets Spring Fund Drive Contest and Rules http://weku.fm/post/spring-fund-drive-contest-and-rules <p><strong><em>Grand Prize Giveaway:</em> Trip to Florida and Set of Briggs and Riley BRX Luggage</strong></p><p></p><p>The winner will fly our exclusive air carrier, Louisville International Airport to Ft. Myers, Florida for a week-long stay at Peg’s Paradise, a beautiful condo with views of the Gulf and Bay Bridge. &nbsp;The winner will also receive a 3-piece set of Briggs and Riley Luggage provided by Leather Incorporated, Lexington Green. Prize package valued at over $2500. More details below.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:25:42 +0000 Julie Tennill 41590 at http://weku.fm Spring Fund Drive Contest and Rules Joseph Beth Booksellers Community Appreciation Day http://weku.fm/post/joseph-beth-booksellers-community-appreciation-day <p>On Friday March 15, Joseph Beth Booksellers will host their <strong>Community Appreciation Day</strong> with giveaways, kid's crafts, special events, and storewide savings. WEKU is proud to be a <a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/GivesBack.aspx" target="_blank"><em>Joseph Beth Gives Back</em></a> partner. Find out how you can contribute to the community (and WEKU) through the Joseph-Beth Gives Back program!</p><p>ALL DAY GIVEAWAYS<br>Enter to win prizes from Joseph Beth, Lexington Children’s Theatre, The Norton Center, Broadway Live! At the Opera House, and the Kentucky Theatre.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:24:19 +0000 Julie Tennill 41187 at http://weku.fm Joseph Beth Booksellers Community Appreciation Day WEKU & KET present Legislative Wrap http://weku.fm/post/weku-ket-present-legislative-wrap <p>The WEKU Stations and Kentucky Educational Television will combine forces to present a special interactive program discussing the issues and accomplishments of the 2013 Kentucky legislative session.&nbsp;&nbsp; KET's Bill Goodman and WEKU's John Hingsbergen will co-host the hour-long program Tuesday morning March 12 from 11:00 am until noon. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:21:16 +0000 John Hingsbergen 41040 at http://weku.fm WEKU & KET present Legislative Wrap Spring Fund Drive http://weku.fm/post/spring-fund-drive-0 <p><strong>Thank you</strong> to everyone who contributed to the Spring Fund Drive.</p><p>Congratulations to <strong>M. J. Davis</strong>, of Lexington, the winner of the iPad Mini and <strong>Amanda Briggs</strong>, of Lexington, the winner of the Grand Prize trip to Ft. Myers, FL.</p><p>As of Saturday afternoon listeners have contributed more than $85,000 towards the goal of $90,000. If you have yet to give, it’s not too late.</p><p><a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Default/form.pledgemain">&gt;&gt;Make a <em><strong>One-Time Gift</strong></em> for WEKU stations</a><br><a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/weku/WEKU_Sustainer/form.pledgemain">&gt;&gt;Set Up a <em><strong>Sustaining Monthly Gift</strong></em> for WEKU stations</a></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:50:57 +0000 Julie Tennill 40924 at http://weku.fm Spring Fund Drive BBC Strike causes cancellation of News Hour http://weku.fm/post/bbc-strike-causes-cancellation-news-hour <div class="emp-decription" id="meta-information"><br /><p></p><p>Many BBC journalists have gone on strike for 24 hours in a dispute over compulsory redundancies.&nbsp; As a result, WEKU will carry an extra hour of NPR's Morning Edition between 9:00 and 10:00 am Monday. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:46:33 +0000 John Hingsbergen 40028 at http://weku.fm BBC Strike causes cancellation of News Hour