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    During the Thanksgiving season, words like 'gratitude' and 'thankfulness' are seen at every turn. However, the holiday season can often carry stressful, and even negative, connotations. MSU Psychology professor, Dr. Michael Bordieri, visits Sounds Good to discuss the psychological benefits of gratitude in every day life, and how important it is to focus on the positive. 

 Based on the 1930 Gershwin musical Girl Crazy, Crazy For You is a romantic comedy full of tap numbers, the wild wild West, and good old fashioned showtunes. Director, Dr. Maribeth Crawford, Polly, played by Livi Gregorowicz, and Bella Zangler, played by Nathan Arnold, visit Sounds Good to discuss the process behind pulling the show together. 

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The U.S. Senate voted along party lines Wednesday, 52 to 46, to narrowly confirm President Trump’s nominee to lead the Mine Safety and Health Administration, or MSHA. 

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Calloway County Democratic Party Chair David Ramey plans on running again for the Kentucky 5th District House Seat in 2018. 

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(Update: Beshear's office says they will appeal. See below)

A judge has ruled Gov. Matt Bevin had the power to reorganize several state education boards over the summer, but said the governor’s restructuring of a board that dealt with teacher disciplinary actions was unconstitutional.

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A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky said he has asked a state ethics commission to investigate a sexual harassment settlement involving four members of the state House.

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Monuments surround us. On the courthouse square. In our cemeteries. On battlefields. What are these monuments for? Or as the Nashville songwriter Kate Campbell puts it, “Who are these monuments for?”

Monuments help us remember. Monuments are, after all, for us. They help us remember from where we’ve come, and therefore, they help us know who we are. Monuments are also erected as what writer Catherine W. Bashir referred to in “Southern Cultures” journal as “landmarks of power.”

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A gay rights activist has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that allows therapists to refuse clients based on personal beliefs.

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A former hacker from west Kentucky once involved in an international malware forum that got shut down by the FBI is encouraging students in the region to use their IT skills for good.

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An official with the federal government wants the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, to remove a rainbow-colored crosswalk because he says the gesture honoring the LGBT community is a safety hazard. 

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