Josh James

Reporter / Webmaster

Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now known as Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and Program Director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.

In 2003, he joined WUKY as a part-time reporter and weekend announcer. He's earned several awards from the Kentucky Associated Press, including Best Radio Documentary in 2005. An avid music fan raised on The Beatles and British Invasion rock, James also enjoyed a stint in the programming department, hosting WUKY's Rock & Roots from 11-1 pm weekdays.  He currently works as a reporter and webmaster for the station. When he's off duty, James enjoys songwriting, philosophy, and kicking back with his cat, Brooklyn.

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Local/Regional News
9:25 am
Tue May 25, 2010

Lawmaker Still Wants To Consider Charter Schools

Rep. Harry Moberly, D-Richmond, speaks to reporters on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives after adjournment of the opening day of the 2010 special session.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Richmond Rep. Harry Moberly wants Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to add charter schools to the agenda of the special session on the budget. On the session's first day, Moberly introduced a bill to that effect.

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Local/Regional News
9:11 am
Tue May 25, 2010

Lawmakers Plan To Move Swiftly Through Session

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – The 2nd legislative session of 2010 is off and running. Senate president David Williams sees no big problems with the Governor's compromise spending plan. Hoping to conclude the session before week's end, Williams says both chambers are working quickly on the budget."

"If we advance it forward it will show the intent of the senate to pass that bill without getting into any kind of situation that would be confrontational or disagreeable," said Williams.

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Local/Regional News
8:52 am
Tue May 25, 2010

State Leaders Weigh In On Rand Paul

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Gov. Steve Beshear says he's concerned about recent comments made by Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul about the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Paul initially questioned the federal government's right to impose discrimination guidelines on private businesses. He later revised his comments, clarifying his opposition to all forms of racism. But the answers don't satisfy Gov. Beshear.

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Local/Regional News
7:50 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Ky. Republicans Unite Around Paul

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul delivered brief remarks Saturday to several hundred people at a Republican Party of Kentucky unity rally in Frankfort.

Paul, who defeated Secretary of State Trey Grayson in Tuesday's primary, warned the crowd a day of reckoning is coming if the United States government continues to run up debt.

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Specials
9:02 am
Mon December 14, 2009

Technology Haunts Commentary Even In The Public Washroom

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper with a humorous essay about technological "minefields" in public bathrooms.

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Specials
8:54 am
Mon December 14, 2009

Christmas Eve or Christmas Day?

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper ruminates on when's the best time to unwrap presents.

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Specials
8:49 am
Mon December 14, 2009

A Christmas Eve Memory

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper shares vivid Christmas memories from her Kentucky childhood.

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Specials
2:50 pm
Tue June 16, 2009

Commentator Recalls Her First Summer Vacation

Lexington, KY – Everybody's got a funny or horrifying summer vacation story. Commentator Georgia Green Stamper shares hers.

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Specials
1:36 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Georgia Green Stamper On Fixeruppers

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper shares this life lesson particularly for potential homebuyers who are contemplating investing in the proverbial "fixer-upper". She says there's more to it than just re-sale value.

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Specials
5:56 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Georgia Green Stamper's Back With More Commentaries

Lexington, KY – Georgia visited our studios recently and recorded a whole new batch of commentaries. Listen as she sends out this audio birthday card to her grandson, Hudson.

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