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Fall enrollment information reflects significant increase in number of freshmen at Murray State

Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent as of Aug. 27, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By comparison, the fall 2018 freshmen class was down nearly 9 percent from the previous...

Melissa Martin: Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock — looking back so we can look forward to do more, be more

So long 2018 — Hello 2019. Another year (2018) has departed — 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days have ticked away. The residue of events, happenings, and goings-on of 2018 dwell in newspapers, history books, human memories—and in the bowels of computer hard drives, cell phones, and other techno devices. More time has passed — 8760 hours, 525,600 minutes, and 31,536,000 seconds have ticked away....

Healthy New Year: How to improve your health in 2019 — avoid harm and set these goals

Kentucky One Health With the new year approaching, many people are making resolutions to better themselves. While weight loss is a common New Year’s resolution, there are many other factors to consider when setting a goal to improve your health. By setting the right resolutions up front, you can avoid harmful fad diets and other short-term health trends, and improve your overall health for 2019 and...

Commerce Lex releases ’19 public policy statements — on taxes, health care, education, energy, and more

From taxes and regulation to health care and education to energy and environmental issues, government impacts all aspects of economic development.  Commerce Lexington Inc. works on behalf of its members and the business community as an effective public policy voice at all levels of government to improve Kentucky’s business climate.  Developed by Commerce Lexington’s Public Policy Council,...