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Livingston Central High School is one of seven Kentucky schools to receive a transportation grant allowing students to visit a state park. 

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Questions both 'practical' and 'philosophical' began Murray State's Quarterly Board of Regents meeting today, along with a tone of cautious optimism. In passing the budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, university officials report being in a generally good financial position in terms of preparation for and managing state funding cuts. 

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Moody's Investors Service will review the credit worthiness of seven Illinois universities after downgrading the state's credit to two levels above "junk" status this week. 

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The announced closing of Springfield’s St. Catharine College last week may have Kentuckians wondering about other private postsecondary schools. 

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New data from the Illinois State Board of Education show many schools in the state have cut back on days of physical education in class schedules.  

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Kentucky Department of Education officials continue to seek public comment on developing a new school accountability system.  A 12th opportunity, in the form of a virtual town hall meeting, is scheduled for tonight

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  The president of Kentucky’s community college system makes $375,000 annually, a paycheck that’s right on the money when compared with similar institutions, at least according to a school-funded consultant’s report.

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The Council on Postsecondary Education has approved Murray State University's proposed tuition fees for the next academic year.

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Murray State University has appointed a new Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management. Jamie Herring takes the position after a national search. 

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Brynn Jones, a rising senior at Murray High School, traveled to Sacramento, California, with other qualifying students for the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament and she returned to Murray as  the National Champion in Original Oratory. She and her coach Michael Robinson speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about what it took to bring home the win.

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