About 140 new international students are expected to arrive at WKU by August 21st. University officials say a number of activities have been planned to help those students undergo an effective orientation plan, to help them adjust to campus life in the U.S.
Unemployment rates moved higher in 44 out of 50 states last month. The Associated Press reports that is the highest number of states to show an increase in unemployment in more than three years. Analysts say the numbers reflect weak hiring activity across the United States.
Several hundred teens and twenty-somethings descended on downtown Bowling Green Friday hoping to get discovered. They were auditioning for the Fox television show American Idol which begins its 12th season in January.
A Tea Party activist is hoping to end a decade-long battle between the Kentucky Department of Insurance and a Christian health sharing organization. Christian Care Medishare pools money from members in various states to pay medical bills for members in need.
The Department for Public Health says cantaloupes tested in the state public health laboratory in Kentucky carry the same strain of salmonella associated with a statewide outbreak that health officials say is continuing. At least fifty people have been sickened by the salmonella, and health officials say it has been associated with two deaths.