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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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West Kentucky Community and Technical College 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. 

Tennessee Valley Authority, Facebook

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

Mar 27, 2017
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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The Tennessee state Senate could decide today on whether to approve a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be moved to a fourth resting place.

Bill Haslam, via Facebook

Gov. Bill Haslam is speaking to the annual convention of a national trucking group as state lawmakers debate his proposal to boost transportation funding through a hike in Tennessee's gas and diesel taxes.

ALEX BRANDON / AP

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Friday that the Republican plan to replace Obamacare would not get a vote, to the delight of one of Kentucky’s U.S. senators and dismay of the other.

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