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11:28 am
Wed August 4, 2010

Outgoing Chamber of Commerce Leader Comments on Outlook for Growth

Bowling Green, KY – Jim Hizer looks back at his years in Bowling Green. The Chamber of Commerce leader comments on successes and challenges he has faced in the position.

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Regional
10:03 am
Tue August 3, 2010

Randall Creek shooting trial set to open in Bowling Green

Bowling Green, Ky – A former law enforcement officer from south-central Kentucky is going on trial for a fatal act of domestic violence. Randall Creek is charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her home in Smiths Grove. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
9:10 am
Wed July 28, 2010

Tom Hiles reflects on time at WKU before taking job in Ohio

WKU VP for Institutional Advancement Tom Hiles

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Vice President for Institutional Advancement Tom Hiles will officially leave that job at the end of the week. Hiles is becoming the President of the Foundation at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In an interview with Dan Modlin, Hiles says one of his most rewarding collaborations at WKU involved the Kelly Autism Project.

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Regional
4:52 pm
Fri July 23, 2010

Afternoon Newscast

Bowling Green, KY – A new Michael Carneal hearing has been scheduled. Carneal is the man currently serving a prison sentence for the Heath High School shootings in Paducah more than a decade ago.

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Regional
11:18 am
Fri July 23, 2010

In Owensboro, a concerted effort is underway to return to river roots

Owensboro, Ky – In Owensboro, a series of downtown redevelopment projects has at least one major theme in common: they're all designed to improve life along the Ohio River. Across the country, river towns are rediscovering the joy--and economic incentives--of being near a major waterway. Kevin Willis visited Owensboro recently to learn more.

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Regional
9:18 am
Wed July 21, 2010

Tough Economic Conditions are Impacting Homebuilders

Bowling Green, KY – A new report issued this week found that homebuilders' confidence in the housing market has dropped to its lowest level in more than a year. The National Association of Home Builders says its seasonally-adjusted housing market index fell to 14 for the month of July. Readings lower than 50 indicate negative sentiment about the market. Dan Modlin talks with an Owensboro home builder who is an Area Vice-President of the Homebuilders Association of Kentucky......

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Regional
10:10 am
Tue July 20, 2010

Cash Gifts Reach New Levels at WKU

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Cash gifts have reached a record level at WKU. Officials at the Institution say nineteen million dollars was donated in the past fiscal year. Dan Modlin has more on the story.

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Regional
1:43 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Workshop Will Train Emergency Personnel for Public Health Emergency

Workshop to be held in Somerset to train emergency response volunteers.

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Regional
10:51 am
Thu July 15, 2010

"Amanda's Law" officially in place to help domestic violence victims

Bowling Green, Ky – "Amanda's Law" goes into effect today, July 15th. The legislation allows judges to order GPS bracelets for domestic violence offenders who violate orders of protection. Diana Ross's daughter Amanda was shot to death last September outside her Lexington home. Diana hopes judges will order the tracking devices whenever possible, despite concerns over costs. Former Barren County lawmaker Steve Nunn is charged in the murder of Amanda Ross. Lisa Autry has more on the new law.

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Sports
12:15 pm
Wed July 14, 2010

WKU Athletics Director Stresses the Importance of Effective Marketing

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Bowling Green, KY – Administrators in the WKU Athletics Department are urging sports fans in the region to order tickets for upcoming games. Athletics Director Ross Bjork says ticket sales are part of an overall marketing strategy. He points to the football program as a key to the success of marketing efforts.

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