John Hingsbergen

Associate Manager/Program Director

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3:45pm

Fri September 14, 2012
All Politics are Local

Health Care to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Tune in Kentucky tonight Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss health care.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday evening, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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7:37am

Mon September 10, 2012
All Politics are Local

Federal Budget to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the federal budget.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday evening will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the the WEKU Stations.

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12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Arts Weekly

Cincinnati Pops opens 2012-2013 season at EKU Center for the Arts

2012-2013 marks John Morris Russell’s second season as the conductor of the Cincinnati Pops,

The second season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts begins next week with a performance by the world-renowned Cincinnati Pops.  On Tuesday, the orchestra, under the leadership of John Morris Russell, presents a show being called “Summon the Heroes," a celebration of America honoring the heroes of 9/11 and our nation’s storied history.

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12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Arts Weekly

31 acts scheduled for Richmond's Jubilo Festival

The Jubilo Music & Arts Festival takes place Sept. 13 - 16, 2012 at Ft. Boonesborough State Park

31 bands and individual performers take the stage next week for the first ever Jubilo Music and Arts Festival. John Hingsbergen spoke with the event's director.

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12:05am

Mon September 3, 2012
All Politics are Local

2012 Election to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesdays at 11:00 am on the WEKU Stations

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 election.  The program, which airs "live" on KET Monday night, will be re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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7:00am

Mon August 27, 2012
Kentuckians at War

US Constitution as a Weapon of War

Kentucky this week marks a major milestone at one of its historic sites. Over the weekend, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Richmond was commemorated.  Joining in Kentucky’s Civil War commemoration was Pulitzer prize winning author Mark Neely.   Neely, who spoke last week at Eastern Kentucky University, won the prize in 1991 for his history, The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties.  Neely told WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that the US Constitution helped the Union with the war.

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12:00pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Arts Weekly

UK Fine Arts series opens with Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band perform at the UK Singletary Center Aug. 24, 2012

This year's fine arts series at the University of Kentucky's Singletary Center begins this weekend with a performer who's not exactly known for his music.   Hugh Laurie is the actor who starred in the TV series “House,”  that wrapped up production earlier this year.

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12:00pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Arts Weekly

Jerry Douglas, Dobro featured with Alison Krauss & Union Station

Jerry Douglas performs with Alison Krauss and Union Station at the Norton Center Saturday August 25, 2012

Another option for music lovers this weekend is the season-opener for the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College.  Alison Krauss and Union Station perform Saturday evening in Danville.

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7:56pm

Sun August 12, 2012
The Commonwealth

Energy, Environment on Kentucky Tonight

KET's Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss energy and the environment.  The program , which airs "live" on KET at 8:00 pm Monday, will be re-broadcast on the WEKU Stastions Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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12:53pm

Sun August 5, 2012
All Politics are Local

KET Special provides Fancy Farm highlights

A special program from Kentucky's premier political speech-making event kicks off Kentucky Educational Television's coverage of the fall 2012 election. 

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2:44pm

Mon July 30, 2012
All Politics are Local

Young Partisans Discuss 2012 Elections on KY Tonight

On this week’s edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 state and national elections.  The program which airs "live" on KET Monday evening at 8 pm is re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesday mornings at 11 am.

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6:04pm

Sat July 21, 2012
All Politics are Local

Foreign Policy, National Security on this week's Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss foreign policy and national security.  The program that is "live" Monday evening at 8:00 on KET, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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1:00pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Station News & Events

Keeneland Concours d'Elegance, Car Talk Marathon, this Saturday

The WEKU stations are once again proud media sponsors of the annual Keeneland Concours d'Elegance.  This year's Concours will take place Saturday July 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with the awards ceremony at 3:00 p.m. 

Tune to 88.9 WEKU and our network of stations for our special Car Talk Marathon, including "live" updates from Keeneland from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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5:54pm

Mon July 16, 2012
Business and the Economy

Jobs & Economy on this week's Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss jobs and the economy.  The program that airs "live" Monday evening at 8:00 on KET, repeats Tuesday morning at 11:00 on 88.9 WEKU and our network of stations in Central and Southeastern Kentucky.

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3:34pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Station News and Events

Share your comments about Cabinet of Wonders & other NPR pilots

WEKU is asking for your help in evaluating a total of 3 new shows that NPR is making available to stations. Tune in for Ask Me Another at 2:00 pm and Cabinet of Wonders at 3:00 pm, then let us know what you think below and on our Facebook page.   We're also still glad to hear your comments about The TED Radio Hour, which will be returning to the air for at least a few more weeks later this summer.

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5:01pm

Mon July 9, 2012
The Commonwealth

Health Care topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesdays at 11:00 am on 88.9 FM, WEKU.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss health care.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday night at 8:00 will be repeated Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU.

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8:01pm

Mon July 2, 2012
The Commonwealth

Illegal Immigration topic of Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss illegal immigration. The program, which airs "live" at 8pm Monday, will be repeated at 11 am Tuesday on WEKU.

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11:06am

Thu June 28, 2012
Breaking

WEKU to carry special coverage of Sup. Court decision

WEKU will carry continuous special coverage of the reaction to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.   Details below will be updated as necessary throughout the day.

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2:49pm

Mon June 25, 2012
All Politics are Local

Electoral College Topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight is re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the Electoral College.  The program that is "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday evening at 8:00 will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations. 

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1:03am

Mon June 18, 2012
All Politics are Local

U.S. Supreme Court topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court.  The program which airs "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night at 8:00 is re-broadcast on the WEKU Stations Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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6:00am

Thu June 14, 2012
Station News & Events

88.9FM off air at times on Thursday

At some times today, WEKU 88.9 FM will be off the air or operating at low power. This is a result of some necessary work at the transmission tower at Clay’s Ferry.

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1:12pm

Sun June 10, 2012
The Commonwealth

Gay Marriage topic of this week's Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss gay marriage.  The program which is "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday evening at 8:00, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU.

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11:56pm

Fri June 8, 2012
Station News & Events

Notice for Saturday - 88.9 to be at reduced power or off air

UPDATE:  WEKU 88.9 will likely be operating at reduced power or off the air at times on Saturday AFTERNOON.  Our Hazard, Corbin and Pineville transmitters will be unaffected.  This is a result of work that tower owner KET must have done on the transmission tower at Clay's Ferry.

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6:24pm

Thu June 7, 2012
Education

Town & Gown officials discuss issues, concerns

L-R: Dr. Doug Whitlock, Dr. Lesley Di Mare, Mayor Jim Barnes, Pete Haga
John Hingsbergen

The 7th annual conference of the International Town and Gown Association, took place at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky June 4 though 8, 2012.  On June 6th, a group of about 20 attended  a breakfast session for mayors, university presidents, city managers and other campus and municipal officials.

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9:50am

Mon June 4, 2012
All Politics are Local

State Tax Reform on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, guest host Renee Shaw and guests will discuss state tax reform.  The program, which airs "live" at 8:00 pm Monday evening on Kentucky Educational Television, will be re-broadcast on Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU station.

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12:00am

Fri June 1, 2012
Station News and Events

Thanks for your support in the Summer Countdown Drive!

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Thank you to everyone who made a donation last week and during our one-day Summer Countdown fund drive.

Thanks to you, your friends and neighbors...your fellow listeners and members of WEKU, we have completed our fundraising for Spring 2012!

As promised, we stopped our on-air fundraising when we reached, and actually exceeded, our $15,000 goal at 12:54 PM on Friday. The total came in at $16,920!

Your generosity makes it possible for the news, information, and music to be there everyday of the year.

Once again, thanks from WEKU!

10:06pm

Mon May 28, 2012
All Politics are Local

2012 Election is topic of Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 election.  The program that aired Monday night on Kentucky Educational Television, will be re-broadcast at 11:00 am Tuesday on the WEKU stations.

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9:24pm

Sat May 26, 2012
Kentucky Arts and Culture

Broadway Live at the Opera House announces 2012-13 Season

www.lexingtonoperahouse.com

The lineup for the 2012-13 Broadway Live series was announced this week during the annual season preview event at the Lexington Opera House. The Thursday event showcased local talent who performed excerpts from top national touring productions that have been booked for the coming   season. 

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7:55pm

Mon May 21, 2012
All Politics are Local

2012 Election on Ky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 election.   The program which is "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night, repeats Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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12:34am

Mon May 14, 2012
All Politics are Local

4th Dist. Republican Candidates on Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman will talk with candidates in the 4th Congressional District Republican primary.  The program which airs "live" on Kentucky Educational TV Monday night at 8:00, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on 88.9 WEKU.

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