Western Kentucky University

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This time next year, charter schools will be opening for the first time in Kentucky. A new law will let local school boards and the mayors of Louisville and Lexington contract with private groups to create the alternative schools in their communities.

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Thousands of people will flock to Hopkinsville next month for the first total solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years. But where’s the next best place to view the eclipse in Kentucky?

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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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The average cost of a four-year degree in Kentucky will be more than $39,000 this fall after state regulators approved tuition increases at all but two of the state's public universities.

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A new partnership will give some Western Kentucky University students a direct path to medical school without having to leave Warren County. 

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Six current Western Kentucky University football players and a former player have been indicted in an assault case at a campus fraternity.

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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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Western Kentucky University is renaming an academic building after a longtime Warren County lawmaker.

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Western Kentucky University's Student Government Association has passed a resolution calling for free tuition for black students as reparations for slavery.

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A court hearing this morning will determine if Attorney General Andy Beshear can intervene in a lawsuit between Western Kentucky University and its student newspaper.

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