Oak Ridge, TN – The Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee is relying on failing production equipment.

That's the conclusion of a report from the Energy Department Inspector General's office. The plant manufactures depleted uranium bomb components used to refurbish the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile. The investigators found that the facility relies on production equipment that is often outdated and damaged beyond repair.

Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell troops and their families can look forward to a housing upgrade. Construction will begin in about a year to replace or renovate ninety-percent of the post's facilities. The project is expected to take ten years to complete.

The improvements are made possible by an army housing program which is providing almost 300 million dollars to the Fort Cambpell military base.

Bowling Green, KY – Huge hoards of WKU students rioted in front of the Downing University Center this morning to protest the new sidewalk replacement project taking place campus-wide. Susan Susan, a freshman from Glasgow, said "I came here to learn, not to mess up my shoes".

Campus authorities were not available for comment.

Somerset, KY – After decades of speculation and research, Lost River was accidentally discovered today in a hubcap warehouse in Somerset, Kentucky.

Area scientists are baffled by the find, and have refused to confirm that the watery mass is indeed the famous underground river that normally resides in Warren County, over 100 miles to the east of Somerset. "It's really weird" said one river expert, who refused to remove the paper bag that covered his head.

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The second annual Kentucky Acoustic Music Festival was held May 20th at The Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green. It was presented by Lost River Sessions. The evening featured local favorite Mt. Victor Revue, Jenni Lyn and Lillie Mae.

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