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Opinion
11:15 am
Mon April 29, 2013

JMD on Washington and Mt. Vernon

Screen capture from a Mt. Vernon walkabout tour.
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I went to Washington, D.C. recently for an academic conference – one of those conclaves where you present your brilliant scholarly insights to a room of 15 other Deep Thinkers.

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Opinion
8:17 am
Fri April 26, 2013

JMD on the 'Shingles spot'

Screenshot from the YouTube video of the Merck commercial about Shingles.

Perhaps you’ve seen a commercial recently on TV. (Given the highly targeted nature of advertising today, it probably helps if you frequent the news and sports channels viewed by middle-aged men like me.) 

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Mark Haslett's Blog
11:49 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Development, where ideology meets pragmatism

Thomas Jefferson loathed government on principle, but overcame his revulsion when it suited his purposes.
NPR

In Northeast Texas, the proposed Blacklands Turnpike resembles any other development project in that it has business leaders excited and affected landowners angry.

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"The Case of The Devil's Music"
1:59 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

TAPB Use of Actuality-Production: The Grin-N-Bearit Show

Grin-N-Bearit records a song with KETR
M. Meinke

Local band Grin-N-Bearit coordinate with KETR to provide a retroactive homage to radio drama. 

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Tigers vs. Farmers
1:32 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

TAPB Use of Actuality-Production: Football Highlights-Commerce v Farmersville

Highlight reel produced live during a high school football match between Commerce and Farmersville on November 12, 2012.

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Galactic Anniversary
6:15 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Matt Meinke reflects as Star Wars turns 35

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May 25, 1977, a day that shall live in infamy. The George Lucas film “Star Wars” made its debut on today’s date, and created a disturbance in the Force that’s being felt to this very day.

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Higher Education
5:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Jones on Cuban's blog: "Students will need to be smart consumers."

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Photo

On Sunday night, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban posted a blog that calls out higher education as a root cause for unnecessary national debt. On Wednesday, Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce,  addressed Mr. Cuban's concerns.

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Blog
11:03 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Lions After Dark: Gaby's Goodbye

Hey guys its Gaby, I just wanted to drop by my last goodbye.  I want to thank everyone so much for supporting Lions After Dark and Your Station 88.9 KETR. 

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Lone Star Awards Entry
1:50 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Lone Star Awards Entry: Football Highlights Package

Matt Meinke uses actualities from KETR's live High School football broadcast of Commerce vs. Anna, to create a recap of highlights from the game. Play-By-Play Announcer: John Mark Dempsey, Color-Commentary: Adam Sparks. Air date: Oct. 28, 2011.

Category: E/7  Use of Sound

Lone Star Awards Entry
1:37 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Lone Star Awards Entry: Camille Cortinas & Eric Neal on Notably Texan

Eric Neal

Notably Texan host Matt Meinke interviews Dallas music artists Camille Cortinas and her husband Eric Neal. Topics include their music, and various side projects. Recorded in the KETR studios June 30, 2011.

Category: E8 - Talk Show

Blog
10:22 am
Tue March 6, 2012

Lions After Dark: Finalist in New York NBS Competition

Hey guys it's Gaby and I'm pleased to announce that Lions After Dark is a finalist in a national competition!

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Blog
11:09 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Lions After Dark! We Love Guests!

Lucia Garduno in studio with Lions After Dark and company!

Thanks so much to Lucia Garduno for coming in tonight and talking to us about the Zumba Fitness classes available at the rec center! She will be back next week to talk about the Fusion Dance Crew on campus! So Excited!

RTDNA
11:19 am
Tue February 7, 2012

RTDNA Use of Sound entry: Commerce vs Kaufman highlights 9-23-11 Meinke

Matt Meinke produces a game highlights package using game audio from the Commerce Tigers vs Kaufman Lions high school football game.

RTDNA
11:02 am
Tue February 7, 2012

RTDNA Breaking News Entry: Severe Weather 5-24-11- Meinke, Jefferies, Knight

On May 24th, the worst of several weeks of storms plowed through Northeast Texas. KETR had continuing coverage leading up to the event all day, and 4+ hours of non-stop, uninterrupted coverage as the storms made their way through. With help from Texas A&M University-Commerce Emergency Management Coordinator Derek Preas, KETR's Matt Meinke, Kevin Jefferies, and Jerrod Knight provided coverage throughout the evening. From Tornado Warnings, to power outages, KETR had the latest information available, and took calls to hear from the eye witnesses to these storms.

TAPB
11:02 am
Tue January 31, 2012

TAPB Continuing Coverage Entry: Severe Weather 5-24-11- Meinke, Jefferies, Knight

On May 24th, the worst of several weeks of storms plowed through Northeast Texas.  KETR had continuing coverage leading up to the event all day, and 4+ hours of non-stop, uninterrupted coverage as the storms made their way through.  With help from Texas A&M University-Commerce Emergency Management Coordinator Derek Preas, KETR's Matt Meinke, Kevin Jefferies, and Jerrod Knight provided coverage throughout the evening.  From Tornado Warnings, to power outages, KETR had the latest information available, and took calls to hear from the eye witnesses to these storms.

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