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After leading the cross country programs on an interim basis this fall, Morehead State has appointed alum Clay Dixon as the full time head coach for the men's and women's cross country and track and field programs.

The women's track and field team opens its indoor season Friday at Marshall.

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Freshman Ariel Kirkwood posted the second double-double of her career as the Morehead State Women's Basketball team suffered an 58-41 setback at Dayton in a midday tilt on Thursday in front of 10,554 fans at UD Arena.

In a game where both teams shot under 30%, the Flyers won the on the boards and used the offensive glass to make the difference. The hosts outrebounded the Eagles 58-34 which included 23 offensive boards and a 24-2 advantage in second-chance points.

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Morehead State men's basketball held visiting IUPUI to just one field goal in the final 13 minutes of the first half and used a 15-0 run to end the half en route to gutting out a 56-51 victory over the Jaguars Wednesday at Johnson Arena.

The Eagles, who ended a four-game losing skid, improved to 5-4 overall and won for the second straight year over IUPUI. The Jaguars dipped to 2-7.

While Morehead State had a tough night shooting the ball itself, the Eagles made the going tough for the Jaguars. MSU held IUPUI to just 5-of-25 (20 percent) in the opening 20 minutes.

Adding plants and trees to the landscape could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, according to a new study. Specialists in environmental science, engineering and geography spent three years analyzing thousands of counties across the country. They found that adding more plants is cheaper than most technologies at reducing air pollution. One of the lead researchers is an engineering professor at Ohio State University named Bhavik Bakshi.


The West Virginia Humanities Council is accepting applications for their 2020 Folklife Apprenticeship Program

Lexington's Recycling Center Pausing For Upgrades

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Lexington’s recycling center will be closed for a few weeks at the start of 2020 so that improvements can be made to the facility. The Division of Waste Management won’t take recycling materials between January 6th and 19th and will resume collection the week of January 20th.

KY's Incoming AG Makes Appointments

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Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron has made appointments of two attorneys to lead his criminal and civil divisions. Cameron announced Wednesday that Amy Burke will serve as an assistant deputy attorney general overseeing the office’s criminal justice matters. Burke is currently chief prosecutor for the Kenton County Attorney’s office.

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The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry, focused on constitutional grounds for impeachment. The Judiciary Committee is tasked with drafting potential articles of impeachment against President Trump. Watch the hearing live.

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