Bowling Green

Terror Suspect Boasted about Setting Explosives
11:22 am
Mon February 27, 2012

Documents Indicate Terror Suspect Bragged about How Many Explosives He Placed

Documents obtained by the Associated Press reveal that 24 year old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi once boasted to an informant that he had placed so many explosives in Iraq he couldn't count them all. Hammadi is one of the two Iraqi nationals arrested in Bowling Green, Kentucky last year on federal terrorism charges.

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Politics
3:45 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Warren County Lawmaker Helps Craft Compromise on Amish Buggy Signs

A bill allowing Amish buggy drivers in Kentucky to use reflective tape instead of a state-mandated orange triangle is only a few steps away from becoming law.

The state Senate passed a bill addressing the issue weeks ago. And a House committee passed its own version last week.

There are a few differences in each chamber’s bill. The House wants 200 inches of white, two-inch-wide tape on the back of each buggy. The Senate version mandates 100 inches of red or white one-inch-wide tape.

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Business
3:55 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Effort to Expand Auto Incentives Would Help Bowling Green Corvette Plant

A Louisville lawmaker is looking to enhance job creation in Kentucky’s auto industry by amending a law that's already on the books. House Speaker Pro Temp Larry Clark has filed House Bill 400 to update the 2007 Kentucky Jobs Retention Act, which helped bring 3,000 jobs to Ford plants in Louisville.

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Grayson Resigns
1:17 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Grayson Resigns

Secretary of State Trey Grayson shocked many people in Kentucky politics when he announced he would resign his position to take a job at Harvard. The choice of his replacement is also sending shock waves through city government in Bowling Green.

Author Interviews
9:51 am
Thu November 10, 2011

Bowling Green Doctor Authors New Book about His Experience as Vietnam Combat Surgeon

Bowling Green, Ky – In 1966, Jerry Martin was a 30 year old family doctor in Bowling Green. By that summer, he had been drafted into the Army has a combat medic. "Soldiers Saving Soldiers" is Dr. Martin's new book about the history and accomplishments of the 18th Surgical Hospital, the unit in which he served. The book contains over 500 photographs Martin took of the Vietnamese people, the countryside, and the US soldiers he operated on. He spoke to Kevin Willis ahead of Veteran's Day.

Health
8:57 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Bowling Green Hospital Using New Robotic Surgery System

Bowling Green, Ky – The use of robots in surgical procedures is increasing across the US, as more surgeons look for ways to perform less invasive procedures. Dr. Matthew Rutter is the leader of the Da Vinci Surgical Team at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He spoke to our Dan Modlin about how the new system works.

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