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Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Another semester is in the books at Murray State University. As we look ahead to 2018, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies, reflecting on the Fall semester and efforts underway in the upcoming year. They recap the commencement ceremony last weekend, discuss a recent student engagement survey, describe 'aggressive' enrollment efforts and partnerships in Europe... and some New Years resolutions.

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University of Louisville trustees say they have resolved their differences with the foundation serving as the school's investment arm. 

Ryland Barton

Bullitt County is reeling after the suicide of state Rep. Dan Johnson Wednesday night.

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The Calloway County Public Library Board is reopening the bid process to sell an historic house near downtown Murray. The library owns the neighboring Higgins House, a dilapidated Victorian property that needs significant, costly repair.

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Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson’s suicide following sexual assault allegations has sent Frankfort reeling.

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Democrat James Mackler says he's dropping out of the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee to replace Sen. Bob Corker, a move that appears to clear the path to the Democratic nomination for former Gov. Phil Bredesen.

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A new study from the Commonwealth Fund finds the number of people in Kentucky who don’t have health insurance continues to decline since the provisions of the Affordable Care Act fully went into effect in 2014. Despite these gains, a separate report of nationwide health rankings showed Kentucky falls near the bottom in terms of health outcomes.

Kentucky Department Of Corrections

  Local and state officials met in Frankfort on Tuesday to discuss solutions to long-time issues with the halfway house in Paducah.

City of Hopkinsville

The Hopkinsville-Christian County community plans to break ground on an indoor sportsplex and expansion of the convention center.

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The wife of a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who killed himself after accusations he sexually assaulted a teenage girl says she will seek to replace him in the state legislature. 

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