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Western Kentucky University has filed a lawsuit against its student newspaper, arguing that the school is not required to release records related to sexual misconduct by university employees.

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  A bill in the Kentucky General Assembly would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring their weapons on to college campuses.  Proponents say that would prevent school shootings, or stop them once they began.  Mitch Walker is the interim police chief at Western Kentucky University.  He said he doesn’t think concealed carry training is extensive enough.

 

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Western Kentucky University has filed a lawsuit against its student newspaper, arguing that the school is not required to release records related to sexual misconduct by university employees.

Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is announcing a video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. He was at Western Kentucky University Wednesday to promote the effort.  

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A new report on Kentucky’s civic health shows trust in the media at an all-time low. That conclusion is found in the 2016 Civic Health Index released by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has found that Western Kentucky University officials acted illegally by turning down open records requests from two student newspaper representatives.

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Kentucky universities, including Murray State, have issued statements regarding President Donald Trump's Executive Order temporarily blocking entry of citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations. 

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  Western Kentucky University officially has its next president.

The school’s board of regents voted unanimously Friday morning to offer the job to Timothy Caboni.

The 47-year-old currently serves as vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Kansas.

Caboni will be formally introduced as WKU’s next president at a Friday afternoon news conference.

Speaking after the vote, presidential search committee chairman Dr. Phillip Bale said Caboni is taking over the school at a time when many are questioning the value of higher education.

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Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents will consider hiring a new president during their meeting this week.

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The Western Kentucky University Board of Regents has selected its “preferred candidate” to be the school’s next president.

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