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The Environmental Protection Agency has placed a Kentucky chemical plant on its list of Superfund locations targeted for hazardous waste cleanup. 

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Murray State University's Board of Regents discussed in their December meeting interim Title IX rules, President Bob Davies' contract, Fall enrollment numbers, a preliminary budget assessment, academic overview and moving forward with plans for buildings on campus among other topics. Here are some of the highlights from the meeting:

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While former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's Democratic bid for the U.S. Senate will focus on "fixing the mess" in Washington, he doesn't plan to talk about Republican President Donald Trump all that much. 

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   Kentuckians have one more week to sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov.

As of Dec. 6, about 36,000 people in the state had signed up, that’s about 44 percent of the people enrolled for 2017.  This year’s enrollment period is only half as long as the previous year.

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  Immigration and Customs Enforcement - or ICE - has arrested 22 immigration violators in Northern Kentucky. In a release,  ICE said Enforcement and Removal Operations made the arrests during a two-day enforcement action, this week, that involved 20 men and two women.

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A Kentucky man who was sentenced to 20 years in prison on murder charges in his sisters' killings is seeking a new trial and a judge's recusal. 

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A state lawmaker who made racist Facebook posts during his campaign last year wants to require all devices that can access the internet to have pornography blockers installed on them.

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  Louisville officials defended the city’s new immigration ordinance in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice Friday that called concerns about federal law violations inaccurate and out of context.

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A petition in Murray to place the payroll tax on the ballot has secured the number of signatures required by KRS statutes.

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Flags at all state office buildings will be lowered to half-staff this Saturday in honor of a Kentucky sailor killed during World War II.

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