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The Murray State University Board of Regents will authorize tuition and mandatory fee rates and housing and dining rates for the next academic year in a special meeting on Friday.

Officials are seeking qualified candidates to serve on boards that oversee colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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The Bowling Green-based International Center of Kentucky is not requesting any refugees from Syria for the next fiscal year. The center’s Executive Director Albert Mbanfu said Syrian refugees are not expected to be approved because the Trump administration considers them a "special concern."

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A bill that would ban some abortions at 20 weeks has passed in a Senate committee, despite Tennessee's attorney general calling the measure "constitutionally suspect." 

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The Tennessee Senate has approved Governor Bill Haslam's road funding proposal. The plan includes the state's first gas tax increase since 1989.

Murray Police Department

  U.S. Marshals arrested a U.S. Army soldier Tuesday for the shooting of a former Murray State University student two months ago.


A Hopkinsville-Christian County Library support group is raising awareness over a lack of funding for the library.

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The famed Kelly-Hopkinsville alien encounter of the 1950s will be depicted in a film to premiere on the same day as the total solar eclipse.


Update: Statement from Judge Executive Larry Elkins added.  

An attempt to fill a vacancy on the Calloway County Library Board failed in a fiscal court meeting Tuesday night.

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U.S. Congressman James Comer concluded a series of town halls in Carlisle County on Wednesday. Speaking to a group of about 60 people, Comer outlined his position on foreign affairs, tax reform, healthcare and Medicaid.