Sydni Anderson

Student Reporter

Sydni Anderson is an undergraduate student at Murray State University, majoring in Pre-Medicine and Public Relations. Born on Fort Campbell, Sydni has lived between Kentucky and Tennessee for most of her life.

In high school, she traveled with her school’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter to Atlanta, Chicago, and Nashville, competing in website and digital design events.

In addition to reporting for WKMS, she writes for the features section at the Murray State News.

Sydni enjoys photography, travel and music. She spends most of her time hitting the books and watching dramas.

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Murray's Center for Accessible Living is working to create a playground in the city's Central Park catering to those with disabilities.

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A team from Calloway County’s Obesity Workgroup is participating in a Centers for Disease Control-funded national conference this spring to improve their project targeting childhood obesity.

A middle school student in Madisonville could have her art showcased on Google’s homepage.

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Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes confirmed Tuesday nearly 60% of Kentucky voters cast ballots in last November's presidential election. 

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Students across Kentucky meet this month at Murray State University to take part in an effort to to close the financial gap between low-income youth and their well-off peers.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear joined with five other egg-producing states today in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision upholding California’s “Shell Egg Laws.”

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Update:  The US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton is now open to traffic. The bridge reopened early Thursday morning.

The existing bridge connecting Land Between the Lakes to Trigg County is expected to open back up to traffic on time. 

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Tennessee’s economy showed steady growth in 2016.

The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicator report for the fourth quarter released Tuesday showed a 6.5% increase in new business filings from the fourth quarter of 2015 as well as a 0.5% drop in business closings.

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A  $20 million arch installation for a new bridge connecting Land Between the Lakes to Trigg County will halt traffic for the next two days across the US 68 and KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge.

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A major employer for Clinton, Kentucky is at a total loss after fires overtook the business Wednesday morning.

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