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Tennessee election officials are reminding state residents the last day to register to vote for the August 4 state primary and county general election is July 5. 

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Kentucky is still several months away from implementing the federal coal ash disposal regulations set by the Environmental Protection Agency last year.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is restricting eastbound I-24 traffic in Christian County to one lane Tuesday, June 28th, through Thursday, June 30th. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Keith Todd says the interstate will be one lane starting at mile point 91. Workers will repair joints on the West Fork Red River Bridge during the restriction.  

 

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The Illinois Legislature is reconvening next week as the state approaches a second year without a budget.

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State prisons are at capacity, county jails are overcrowded and the state is recommending transferring about 1,600 inmates to private prisons that have been shuttered for the past several years.

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The latest legal challenge against Gov. Matt Bevin had its first hearing Thursday — Attorney General Andy Beshear is attempting to join a lawsuit contesting Bevin’s reorganization of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board, which manages retirement funds for state workers.

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The University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees has approved tuition increases for the coming fiscal year that the school says are the lowest in 30 years.

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Despite widespread confusion over drastic leadership changes atop the University of Louisville, President James Ramsey said Thursday that operations are “business as usual.”

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A new audio healthcare service at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army  Community Hospital is underbooked. Hospital Commander Telita Crosland says it may that there is not a great need for the service or just that people are unaware of it. She says the service rolled out last month as a way to provide patients in the hospital's broad coverage area with more convenient access to healthcare.

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt testified on Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, discussing the commonwealth’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

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