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usmarshals.gov

Governor Matt Bevin has appointed a former U.S. marshal to aid an investigation into what he says are potential illegal practices of former Governor Steve Beshear. Bevin appointed Kenneth F. Bohac as the inspector general for the Finance Cabinet. 

KYTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane Friday morning on the US 45 Ohio River "Brookport" Bridge.  

Murray State University

Katherine Farmer has been named Murray State University’s next Faculty Regent, as hers was the only name submitted for nomination.  

Farmer currently serves as director of the Curriculum Materials Center, Education Research and Instruction Librarian and Vice President of the Faculty Senate.  

LRC Public Information

A Christian County lawmaker says it’s unfortunate that the relationship between the Governor and Attorney General is off to such a bad start. 

John Howard Griffin, Thomas Merton Center (mertoncenter.org)

Next week, a group of Murray State faculty members will host a panel discussion on the American Catholic writer and mystic Thomas Merton. Hear William Mulligan, Cynthia Gayman and Matthew Robertson give a preview of the program on Sounds Good.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Tomorrow, April 22, the Tennessee Valley Authority is holding an Earth Day clean-up at the Sledd Creek Recreation Area in Marshall County. Nick Morris with the TVA speaks to Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the event.

Screenshot, via Mike Pape for Congress' YouTube channel

Republican candidate for Congress Mike Pape has released a new ad in which he pledges to help presidential candidate Donald Trump build a U.S./Mexico border wall if he’s elected as Kentucky’s next 1st District Representative.

Sergey Kuzmin, 123rf Stock Photo

Republican Governor Matt Bevin has agreed to not spend nearly $18 million in public money until after a judge decides whether he has the authority to spend it. Bevin has cut spending for state colleges and universities by about $18 million for the final three months of the fiscal year. 

Kentucky Retirement Systems (kyret.ky.gov)

The chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees is presiding at a meeting in defiance of Governor Matt Bevin's order removing him from the board.

Thomas K. Elliott took his seat at Thursday's regularly-scheduled board meeting, a day after Bevin issued the order to oust him.

Office of KY Secretary of State

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a former Alison Lundergan Grimes senate campaign staffer.

Elizabeth Cantrell Brooks will serve as state director of Clinton’s Kentucky campaign ahead of next month’s primary.

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