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The outcome of last Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary in Kentucky is unchanged after a recanvass of votes in the state. Hillary Clinton is still the narrow winner. According to the Associated Press, Bernie Sanders says he accepts the loss and will not contest the results.

EKU Regents Discuss Funding Cuts in Special Session

May 26, 2016
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Eastern Kentucky University’s Board of Regents met in special session Wednesday to consider, among other items, state funding cuts to education.  

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There are 65 contested races in the Kentucky House of Representatives this year, and the political stakes are high.

The Northwest Tennessee Racquet Club offers summer tennis programs in Paris, Tennessee, for all ages. Instruction is available for all levels of players, with summer camps for kids and cardio-focused programs for adults and teens. More information available on the club’s Facebook page.

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Decades before the construction of Murray State in Calloway County, there existed a college farther west in Hickman County, called Marvin College, and later Marvin University School. Vice President Alben Barkley is perhaps the most notable alumni. The Marvin special collection at Pogue Library, albeit small, may very well be the most substantial about this largely forgotten turn-of-the-last-century higher ed institution.

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The Land Between the Lakes Homeplace 1850s Working Farm hosts the 18th annual Pickin’ Party Old-time Music Festival June 11 and 12. From 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. that Saturday and Sunday, people can relive the way people would gather to celebrate with old-time music. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Public Relations Specialist Josh Frye about the summer activities.

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A judge has ended a restraining order that barred the city of Louisville from removing a 120-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that sits near the University of Louisville.

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The National Quilt Museum has two special exhibits on display: 12th Quilt Japan and the Gala of the Unexpected. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Judy Schwender about the exhibits and thoughts on why quilting has room to grow as a medium and is growing in popularity worldwide.

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A west Kentucky man has been appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin to serve on the state Board of Education. 

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Paducah officials are working to establish a new 9-1-1 service within the city.

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