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6:00 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Tennessee Judge Planned to Halt Construction of Mosque

A Tennessee judge says a federal court ruling for a Muslim congregation fighting to open its new mosque short-circuited his intention to stop construction. The Associated Press obtained orders filed Friday by Chancellor Robert Corlew in Murfreesboro.

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Business
4:34 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

EPA to Review Part of Controversial Rule on Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing part of a controversial rule that sets the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants. The controversial rule was issued in December. Its aimed at curbing mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal and oil-fired power plants.

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Regional
11:32 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Kentucky to Change Execution Method

Kentucky is switching to a single drug to carry out inmate executions, becoming the latest state to drop a three-drug mixture for lethal injections. New regulations filed today also give the state two drug options, either the anesthetic sodium thiopental or the barbiturate pentobarbital.

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Sports
9:59 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Courtney Lee Could Be On the Move to NBA Title Contender

Courtney Lee is WKU's all-time men's basketball points leader.

ESPN is reporting a former WKU basketball star could be on the move to the Boston Celtics. The network says free agent guard Courtney Lee is expected to sign with the Celtics soon, after averaging 11 points a game last season with the Houston Rockets.

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Regional
9:32 am
Fri July 20, 2012

New Trial Date Set for Iraqi Man Facing Terrorism Charges in Kentucky

A federal judge has bumped by one day the start of a trial for an Iraqi national facing federal terrorism charges in Kentucky.  The start of 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi's trial is now set for Aug. 28 in Bowling Green.  U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell didn't give a reason for the delay in the one-page order. 

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