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Schools offer certification for employability skills

Officials say programs at Murray State University and Bluegrass Community and Technical College offer a certification ensuring graduates.

Kentucky awarded $7.1 million in service grants to strengthen communities

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has received more than $7.1 million in AmeriCorps federal funding.
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EKU takes first step towards program cuts

Eastern Kentucky University took its first step Thursday towards cutting programs to close a $25,000,000 deficit.
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EKU prepares for $25 million budget cut

 Eastern Kentucky University is warning students and staff of major cuts to come if the current state budget proposal makes it through Frankfort.
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University receiving grant to expand cybersecurity training

UofL received a $580,000 federal grant to expand programs to train cybersecurity specialists.
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Juvenile justice agency launches community supervision fund

Juvenile justice officials in Kentucky are launching an incentive fund for local programs that supervise young offenders in the community.

Hummingbird Festival set at Land Between the Lakes

Ruby-throated hummingbirds are coming to Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, and the park is offering special programs to mark the occasion.
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Lexington Public Library – Discover Summer

The Lexington Public Library has a full line-up of summer reading activities for our kids to keep their brains active in the summer months when away from school
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Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims

Justice officials in Kentucky say federal grants are available for programs that offer services to victims of violent crimes.
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Grants available for alternatives to detention programs

Kentucky's juvenile justice department will soon begin accepting applications for a grant program that supports alternatives to detention for low-level juvenile offenders.
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EKU cuts French major, several other academic programs

Eastern Kentucky University regents have voted to suspend French and comparative humanities degrees at the school.
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New survey seeks to boost reputation of E. Kentucky workers

A new study of eastern Kentucky workers says the labor force has declined by 20 percent over the past 10 years as people have stopped looking for work after being stymied by their lack of professional certification and a struggling coal industry.
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Eastern Kentucky University considers cutting programs

The Richmond Register is reporting that EKU may be considering getting rid of some academic programs to deal with the state's budget cuts.
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Over 25K KY children fed in 2015 summer meals programs

Only one in 13 low-income children in Kentucky who needs summer meals is receiving them, according to a national report, Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation, released today by the Food Research & Action Center.

Hampton: Colleges should focus on jobs-producing programs

Kentucky's lieutenant governor has told a student newspaper that colleges and students should focus on programs that produce jobs.
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State launches new assistance application website, Benefind

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has launched a new website, Benefind, for Assistance Programs.

Tennessee Valley Authority cutting back solar incentives

The Tennessee Valley Authority is rethinking the way it treats solar power, and that has some environmentalists and local solar installers worried.
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Kentucky homeless programs being awarded $19M from US

More than $19 million has been awarded to help homeless housing and service programs in Kentucky.
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Lexington Student Starts Facebook Page To Save Arts Programs

A Lafayette High School Senior used facebook to drum up support for art programs in the district.

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