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Gov. Matt Bevin is calling on Kentucky lawmakers to pass charter school legislation next year. Charters operate independently of many public school regulations, but receive taxpayer funding. They can be shut down if they don’t meet certain academic requirements.

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Governor Matt Bevin is laying out a conservative legislative agenda he hopes to see accomplished during the next General Assembly.  

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Robert Worden, chairman of the board of directors for Mount Kenton Cemetery in Paducah, talks with Todd Hatton on Sounds Good about the non-profit’s ongoing efforts to identify those buried at the cemetery and find their family members.

On Sounds Good​, Tracy Ross and "The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley discuss the first two games of the season. They also preview the next couple of match-ups, including tonight's trip to Carbondale to play Southern Illinois.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has had a change of heart regarding Syrian refugees. He says he no longer opposes their resettlement in the volunteer state. 

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James Ramsey, the embattled former president of the University of Louisville, stepped down Friday from his role as president of its Foundation.

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Murray State University has a new director of alumni relations. Carrie McGinnis now leads the office, serving as a link to nearly 70,000 alumni. 

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A Murray State alumnus and former Paducah resident is providing the English voice for a Japanese icon in a series of films.

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Governor Matt Bevin ceremonially signed a bill Friday requiring public schools give students cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. 

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A collaborative project involving the University of Kentucky and US Forest Service to establish a network sharing comprehensive tree health and genetic data between scientists and the public is moving forward.

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