Warren County

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A public school teacher in Warren County has launched a bid to unseat Kentucky State Senator Mike Wilson.  

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  An effort by a Warren County high school principal to help notify students about an upcoming deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, caused one parent to complain about 'profiling.'

A lawmaker from south central Kentucky has been elected by his Republican colleagues to Senate leadership. 

State Senator Mike Wilson of Bowling Green will serve as Majority Whip when the legislature convenes in January. 

Spectrum News’ Pure Politics reports that Wilson replaces Senator Jimmy Higdon of Lebanon who was chosen by the GOP caucus to serve as Senate President Pro Tem.

Lisa Autry, WKU Public Radio

Veterans advocates say the hard part has just begun as Bowling Green seeks to open the state’s fifth veterans nursing home. 

Erica Peterson

Western Kentucky University is planning for its football stadium to be filled with as many as 20,000 school-age children for the solar eclipse on August 21.

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A Warren County judge has delayed a ruling in a case between Western Kentucky University and its student newspaper.  WKU requested a stay in its lawsuit against the College Heights Herald over an open records dispute. 

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Kentucky may join a national movement that wants the U.S. Constitution amended at a national convention. A group known as Convention of States plans to lobby members of the General Assembly today in Frankfort.

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A new survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 3,200 Kentucky farms reported selling some of their products locally.

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Republican members of the Kentucky House are planning to boycott a meeting on the state’s under-funded pension system.  House Speaker Greg Stumbo has called lawmakers to return to Frankfort Tuesday, but the GOP is calling it a trick. 

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Kentucky Republicans have until the end of the week to request an absentee ballot for the March 5th presidential caucus. Ballot applications must be requested by this Friday and can be found on the state GOP website. 

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