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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

  A top official with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is the keynote speaker at a meeting involving area business leaders Thursday in Benton.

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Anticipation is building in Hopkinsville for this summer’s total solar eclipse. The city will hold a community forum Tuesday night and will welcome two speakers from the University of California at Berkeley. 

via March for Science Bowling Green, KY, Facebook

Bowling Green organizers are planning a local March for Science in support of the national event on April 22, which is Earth Day.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

More than two hundred high school students from the region are expected to attend Murray State University’s first annual Math Day on Tuesday.

Buffalo Trail prescribed burning in Nov. 2009. FS Staff, via landbetweenthelakes.us

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will conduct a prescribed burn in the Franklin Creek area this week.

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A community college in far west Kentucky is splitting Work Ready Skills funding with regional partners.

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The Tennessee  attorney general's office says a bill that would require all state license plates to bear the words "In God We Trust" is constitutionally suspect. 

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering building a facility to remove and recirculate water used in the coal ash management process at a Gallatin facility.

Defunding Appalachia: Coal Communities Resist President’s Budget Cuts

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Rebecca Kiger | Ohio Valley ReSource

President Donald Trump's proposal to cut the Appalachian Regional Commission and other agencies has alarmed some people in a region that helped to elect him. Now a budget resistance is brewing within the president's own party. Benny Becker of the Ohio Valley ReSource reports on what's at stake.

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Update: The Logan County Justice Center is expected to reopen this afternoon following a suspected bomb threat. 

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