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Neighborhood May House Correctional Facility

Updated: 10/18/2007 - A correctional facility could be making its home in downtown Bowling Green. City officials and those close to LifeSkills Inc. say the business is in the process of selling its Hospital Hill building to a privately-owned correctional facility.

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Executions Slowed By Lethal Injections Review

Updated: 10/18/2007 - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review the constitutionality of lethal injections has slowed the number of executions taking place. The slowdown comes amid renewed concerns about whether the form of execution is too cruel.

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Early Morning Storm Kills Two in Missouri

Updated: 10/18/2007 - The National Weather Service is trying to determine if it was a tornado or just extremely high winds causing structural damage in Missouri. Investigators say the bodies of a 44-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were found about 400-feet from the home.

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Change is Coming for TV Viewers

Updated: 10/18/2007 - The Federal Communications Commission is mandating that all on-air broadcasts move into the digital age after February 17, 2009--meaning higher picture quality and more channels. We talked to some TV viewers to see if they knew about the upcoming change.

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Lawmakers Look for New Compromise Following SCHIP Veto

Updated: 10/18/2007 - In Washington, Democrats have failed to overturn President Bush's veto of the SCHIP bill. That is the measure that would have expanded federal health care insurance for young people.

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Child Deaths Lead to FDA Hearing on Cold & Cough Meds

Posted: 10/18/2007 - The Food and Drug Administration is holding a hearing on Oct. 18 after a voluntary recall was announced last week of more than a dozen types of infant cough and cold medicine.

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Police Charge Ohio County Man with Murder

Updated: 10/18/2007 - Robert Casey has been charged with murder for the death of Theresa Hicks. Kentucky State Police received a disturbance call at a residence on Morning Dr. in Hartford at around 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 17.

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Morning Fire Barely Misses Area Middle School

Updated: 10/18/2007 - The Bowling Green Fire Department received a call after 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 18 of a trailer that was fully engulfed. The trailer was used for storage and was located beside Drakes Creek Middle School.

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Fiscal Court Votes for Hotel Tax

Updated: 10/18/2007 - When you check into a hotel in Warren County in the coming months, you'll notice a new tax on your receipt. In its second reading, Warren County Fiscal Court voted 4-to-2 in favor of the two-percent hotel-motel tax.

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"Video Voyeurism" Case Goes to Grand Jury

Posted: 10/17/2007 - Two men accused of altering a teacher's photograph in an obscene way, then e-mailing it to others have their cases bound over to the Barren County grand jury.

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Outdoor Store Opens in Bowling Green

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Recently, Kentucky's Tourism office launched the "Kentucky Unbridled Adventure" Campaign in hopes of increasing popularity of Kentucky's many outdoor activities. Here in Bowling Green, there’s an "adventure" store that has just opened it's doors.

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Colder Weather Brings More Drought Concerns

Updated: 10/18/2007 - Everyone knows we're in a drought, but did you realize Kentucky is experiencing its driest weather since the 1950s? This area has a rain deficit of almost 18 inches.

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Staph Infections Triple in New Study

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Deaths from drug-resistant staph infections may someday surpass the number of people who die from the AIDS epidemic.

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WKU Students Prepare for "Up 'til Dawn" Event

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Western Kentucky University students are doing their part to help the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. On WKU's campus, the kick-off of a letter writing campaign began for students planning to help out with an upcoming "Up 'til Dawn" event.

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Ninety Ky. Guard Troops Return Home

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Ninety Kentucky National Guard soldiers returned to the Bluegrass on Oct. 17 after a one-year tour in several countries overseas. Their families were camped out at Heritage Hall all day in Lexington, Ky., waiting to be re-united with their loved ones.

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President Urges Congress to Pass Keys Pieces of Legislation

Updated: 10/17/2007 - President Bush took on the Democratic Congress on Oct. 17, saying they had passed little important legislation. Mr. Bush spoke at a wide-ranging news conference in which he challenged Democrats on a number of issues.

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Dalai Lama Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Updated: 10/17/2007 - President Bush personally handed the medal to the Tibetan leader in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Oct. 17. Bush praised the exiled Buddhist spiritual leader as "a universal symbol of peace and tolerance."

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Warren County Schools Get Swimming Facility

Updated: 10/17/2007 - An amendment to the Warren County Public Schools Facilities Plan was approved by the Warren County Board of Education this week. It will provide a new facility and calls from an expansion of the Central Office building on Lovers Ln.

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Scottsville Plant Cuts Hundreds of Jobs

Updated: 10/17/2007 - About 250 people who work in Allen County have just over a year to find a new job after a factory announces plans to shut down. The AO Smith Plant in Scottsville makes parts for heating and cooling units.

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Crime Stoppers: Brush Fires

Updated: 10/17/2007 - As dry as it's been in our area this year, brush fires have been especially dangerous. In the Oct. 17 "Crime of the Week," you can help police catch whoever is igniting the fires that are scorching north Warren County.

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Sand Gap Leaning Tower Falls Down

Posted: 10/17/2007 - The leaning tower of Jackson County has fallen down, with a little help from a bulldozer. Demolition crews pulled down the empty water tower in Sand Gap, Kentucky on Oct. 16.

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Kentucky HS Basketball Star Faces Drug Charges

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Bud Mackey appeared before a judge in Scott County to face charges stemming from an arrest in September. Mackey, considered a top candidate for the state's Mr. Basketball award, stood as his attorney entered a plea of not guilty.

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