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Illinois transportation officials are asking for the public's input in its annual traveler opinion survey.

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Kentucky State Parks are offering a chance to view eagles in western Kentucky.

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The International Bluegrass Music Museum has announced the lead acts for its annual ROMP Festival in western Kentucky.

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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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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.