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Jimmie Moore started as a news broadcaster at Murray State University's WKMS. He went on to D.J. a late night music show, Pillow Talk, at WKYX and later hosted The Jimmie Moore Talk Show on that station. Now he brings his show to Paducah 2. Jimmie has a variety of guests discussing subjects of particular interest to Paducah's minority community.

Richard Abraham - July 3, 2014
Jimmie Moore interviews Richard Abraham; life coach, personal trainer, and Paducah City Commissioner. "The most compassionate thing to do for a person," said Abraham. "is to tell them the truth."
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Jessica Currin Part 4 - August 9, 2013
In August of 2000 Jessica Currin's badly burned body was found near Mayfield Middle School in Mayfield, Kentucky. "There was the community, there was the political -- there was a lot of pressure." said Dale Elliott, former investigator with the Kentucky Innocence Project. "You want answers, you want them as quickly as possible. But you don't want to have them so quickly that things are getting misplaced or tainted." Jimmie Moore interviews Elliott and John Poole, private investigator who criticizes the investigation.
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Jessica Currin Part 3 - April 26, 2013
Some unlikely allies are united in their efforts to show the injustices that they claim were committed in the Jessica Currin murder case by Mayfield City Police, Kentucky State Police, and the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation.
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Jessica Currin Part 2 - April 15, 2013
Some unlikely allies are united in their efforts to show the injustices that they claim were committed in the Jessica Currin murder case by Mayfield City Police, Kentucky State Police, and the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation. Jimmie Moore interviews Joe Currin, Father of Jessica Currin; David Cross, Father of Quincy Cross, the man convicted in Jessica Currin's murder; and John Poole, private investigator.
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Jessica Currin - March 28, 2013
In August of 2000 Jessica Currin's badly burned body was found near Mayfield Middle School in Mayfield, Kentucky. Her murder and its complexities still baffle many thirteen years later. Jimmie Moore interviews John Poole, private investigator, who scrutinizes the investigation.
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Harlem Gospel Choir - January 15, 2013
Jimmie Moore and Gail Robinson-Butler; Director, WKCTC Clemens Fine Arts Center, give a preview of The Harlem Gospel Choir. The ambassadors for African American culture will share their joy and faith through music on the Clemens Fine Arts Center stage on Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. Adults tickets are $25 and Student and Childrens' tickets are $15. Visit www.artsinfocus.org or call (270) 534-3212 for tickets.
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Stephen Harvey, Social Services Clinitian - August 30, 2012
Stephen Harvey is a Social Services Clinician at the Mayfield Youth Development Center. "I don't think that I've ever met a kid who didn't have an opportunity for change." said Harvey. The center is not designed as a scared straight center, instead it helps teach kids the skills necessary to help themselves and those around them.
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Men's Community Forum - August 30, 2012
Anthony Walton and Raynarldo Henderson give a preview of the Men's Community Forum set for November 18 at the Robert Cherry Civic Center. Topics for the forum are as follows: the criminal justice system, drug problems, and the Willie Lynch letter.
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Richard Abraham - June 8, 2012
The Sons of Confederate Veterans have raised a Confederate battle flag in near Reidland just off of Interstate 24. Jimmie Moore and Richard Abraham discus various issues including the hoisting of this Rebel Flag, raising children, local politics, and more.
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Bipolar Disorder - April 10, 2012
Bipolar disorder is defined by the presence of one or more periods of mania and depressive episodes. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic-depressive disorder. Jimmie Moore speaks with Jennifer Gregg, Manager of the Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit for Four Rivers Behavioral Health.
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Paducah Area Transit System - March 6, 2012
Paducah Area Transit System, PATS, provides transportation to residents and visitors of Paducah and the surrounding area. Jimmie Moore interviews Arthur Boykin, PATS Executive Director.
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Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club - December 13, 2011
The Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah is a positive place for kids to spend free time. The mission of the club is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Jimmie Moore interviews Allan Treece, Director of the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah, and Samuel Hawkins Jr., Mentor Coordinator.
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Lourdes Volunteer Programs - October 3, 2011
Join over 100 volunteers who provide services to the community at Lourdes. Just a few hours a week can be incredibly valuable to someone in need.
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5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration - September 8, 2011
Come celebrate Hispanic heritage at WKCTC with authentic Hispanic food, entertainment, and the unique exhibit of "The Masks of Michoacan". The celebration begins Thursday, September 20 at 5 p.m. in the Clemens Fine Arts Center. Jimmie Moore interviews Carolyn Perry, WKCTC Foreign Language Coordinator about the upcoming event.
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Abraham Hall Transformations - March 17, 2011
Abraham Hall Transformations is the fulcrum for many youth in the Paducah area. Anita Williams, Gary White, and Butch Adams share about the great need for volunteers at the center.
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Richard Abraham - February 1, 2011
Richard Abraham, Paducah City Commissioner and 2nd Vice President of the Kentucky Black Caucus, tells lessons of life on this edition of Minority Focus.
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Longing: Stories of Racial Healing - September 22, 2010
Jimmie Moore speaks with Phyllis and Eugene Unterschuetz, the authors of Longing: Stories of Racial Healing. The book is about the authors' personal accounts that pulled them out of their comfort zone and into a world of racial harmony.
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Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist - March 1, 2010
Trudy Barnum provides a wide variety of assistance to veterans, and thorough employment and employability development services to disabled veterans.
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Youth Counseling - March 1, 2010
A counselor at the Mayfield Youth Development Center, Steve Harvey is working to beat the odds. Harvey is teaching at risk kids how to break the cycle and to think differently.
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Anthony Walton - January 25, 2010
Anthony Walton tells Jimmie of his prison ministry and of the difficulty that former offenders have when they re-enter society. Walton is the host of Paducah 2's L.I.F.E. After Lockup and pastor of Christ Temple Apostolic Church.
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