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Murray State University is partnering with Primary Care Medical Center in Murray to offer campus health services. 

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Murray State’s Board of Regents has authorized a 1% increase to undergraduate tuition and fees next academic year. Graduate and doctoral rates will not change. Regents also approved on Friday fee changes to housing, dining and other areas.

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Murray State President Bob Jackson said Ja Morant and the Racers’ basketball run this year is worth about $250 million from a media standpoint.

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“We can’t keep cutting ourselves and expecting great things to happen,” said Murray State University’s new President Bob Jackson at a budget and tuition forum on Thursday. 

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Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State.

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The Murray State Racers are heading to Hartford, Connecticut to take on Marquette in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

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The Murray State Racers are Ohio Valley Conference champions, heading to the NCAA for the 17th time; the university has a new president and athletic director, preliminary enrollment numbers for spring are in and budget planning is underway for the next fiscal year. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with the university’s 14th president Dr. Bob Jackson about these topics, as well as what makes Murray State a “disruptor” with regard to standing out from other higher ed institutions and his thoughts on this year’s legislative session. 

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Murray State guard Ja Morant was determined to finish the job Saturday night.

With the Racers' NCAA Tournament hopes on the line, the sophomore standout came through in the second half in front of more than 10,000 fans at Ford Center.

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Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp that will focus on research, education and policy in the state's growing hemp industry.

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Murray State University’s projected tuition and fees shortfall for the current fiscal year is now lower than previous estimates due to an increase in enrollment.