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Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration wants to demolish the 26-story Capital Plaza Tower and Frankfort Convention center in the state capital’s downtown later this year.

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Governor Matt Bevin's administration wants to demolish a 26-story office building and convention center in the state capital and replace it with energy efficient buildings. 

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With the General Assembly on break for a 10-day “veto period,” Gov. Matt Bevin has begun signing a flurry of bills into law.

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The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce recently took a trip with nearly 30 community leaders to Frankfort to discuss state-level issues that could impact the region. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with local chamber president and CEO Aaron Dail about some of the economic development issues that emerged out of the meeting and how to address some of the needs moving forward.

Murray-based artist Eva King will display her work on the walls of the capitol for the third time as part of a Kentucky Arts Council exhibit.

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State lawmakers were on a break this week after approving a handful of major conservative policies over last weekend.

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Anti-Trump demonstrators are planning to protest when Kentucky’s eight presidential electors meet on Monday to cast their Electoral College votes in Frankfort.

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Lawmakers have already pre-filed scores of bills ahead of the 2017 legislative session, though likely priorities like anti-abortion legislation, permission for charter schools and tort reform have not yet been filed.

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Thirty-nine cadets have graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy.

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An effort is underway in Kentucky to replace a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the Capitol Rotunda with a tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali. 

Lexington attorney and former State Treasurer Jonathan Miller have begun an online petition seeking the change.  Miller says Ali’s recent death has more people talking about his place in history. 

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