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Humberto Downgrades to Tropical Storm

Updated: 09/13/2007 - The storm that hit shore early Sept. 13 as Hurricane Humberto is downgraded to a Tropical Storm as it bears down on central Louisiana. Hurricane Humberto made landfall near the eastern tip of the Texas coast in the same area where Hurricane Rita hit two years ago.

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Helicopter Hits Power Line, Kills Three Ft. Campbell Soldiers

Updated: 09/13/2007 - Fort Campbell releases the names of three soldiers killed when their helicopter crashed in a pasture in northeast Alabama. A company commander, a helicopter pilot and a repairman were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training flight.

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Roadside Bomb Kills Sunni Leader Key to U.S.

Updated: 09/13/2007 - A roadside bomb detonates in Iraq, with one of the victims in the blast important to the U.S. The bomb struck a convoy carrying 39-year-old Sheik Abdul Sattar Abu Risha and his security detail.

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WKU's Festival of Heroes Two-Day Concert

Updated: 09/13/2007 - A two-day concert at Western Kentucky University will help benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Sixteen artists from across the country will be on campus Thursday and Friday to perform.

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President Announces Plan for Iraq on Sept. 13

Updated: 09/12/2007 - President Bush is taking General David Petraeus' advice. Bush is expected to announce Sept. 13, his plans to cut U.S. troops in Iraq by about 30,000 by next summer.

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Marijuana Could Be In Your Field

Posted: 09/12/2007 - Marijuana is, literally, a "growing" problem in Todd County. Recently, drug officers cut down and seized more than $2-million worth of marijuana plants.

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Tompkinsville Water Shortage

Updated: 09/13/2007 - A nearby city's water supply gets dangerously close to drying up. People across South-Central Kentucky have been asked to conserve water but a shortage is forcing Monroe County to put a stricter water policy in place.

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Rochester Dam Erosion Threatens Water Supply

Updated: 09/12/2007 - Three Ky. counties facing a problem that could wipe out the water supply altogether. An upstream pool area around Green River Lock and Dam #3 is a water source for the counties. The rocks on the dam are eroding and if something isn't done soon, the dam could be breached.

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Crime Stoppers: Threatening Phone Messages

Updated: 09/12/2007 - Three area law enforcement agencies are asking for your help in finding the person who's sending obscene and threatening messages to random cell phones.

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Calling Train Enthusiasts All Aboard

Updated: 09/12/2007 - As part of a national convention, passenger trains will be rolling through Bowling Green for the first time in 35 years. Although the L & N Depot and Museum only has static train cars, Bowling Green is making it happen and calling "all aboard."

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China to Stop Using Lead Paint in U.S. Toys

Updated: 09/12/2007 - The U.S. and China have now agreed to a plan to protect America's kids from unsafe toys. China supplies 90-percent of the toys sold here.

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Democrats Say Troop Reduction Doesn't Go Far Enough

Updated: 09/12/2007 - Senate Democratic leaders reject the call by the top U.S. general in Iraq for a reduction of as many as 30,000 U.S. troops in Iraq by next summer, saying it does not go far enough.

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West. Va. Woman Tortured and Beaten

Updated: 09/12/2007 - In West Virginia, six people are charged with crimes of staggering depravity. They allegedly held a woman prisoner for days while they tortured and sexually abused her

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Tenn. Carries Out Electric Chair Execution

Updated: 09/12/2007 - For the first time in almost 50 years, Tennessee has executed someone in the electric chair. Daryl Holton was put to death early Sept. 12 for the murders of his three young sons and their half-sister in 1997.

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Supreme Court Halts Baze Execution

Updated: 09/12/2007 - The Kentucky Supreme Court halts the execution of Ralph Baze. The court made the ruling Sept. 12, two weeks before he is set to die in the state's first lethal injection in eight years.

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Most Ky. Children Above Federal Guidelines

Updated: 09/12/2007 - The majority of children in Kentucky's public schools perform above federal guidelines. A report from the Kentucky Department of Education says 75-percent of public schools met the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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WKU Hits Enrollment High

Updated: 09/12/2007 - The students at Western Kentucky University help it make a milestone. For the first time ever, enrollment at the college has passed the 19,000 mark.

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SAFE Highway Patrol

Posted: 09/12/2007 - You can now have more peace of mind when traveling our state highways.

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Church Prays For Fallen 9/11 Victims

Posted: 09/11/2007 - Everyone mourns for the victims of September 11th in their own way. A local church is taking the opportunity to remember the victims by praying.

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BG Soldier Helps Evacuate Pentagon on 9/11

Posted: 09/11/2007 - It's hard to believe it has already been six years. Six years ago today to be precise that our nation suffered its most devastating attack in history. One of Bowling Green's own was in the line of fire when the terrorists slammed a 757 into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Two Women Found Dead in Ky. Home

Updated: 09/12/2007 - Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting deaths of two women whose bodies were found at a home in central Kentucky. The victims have been identified as 31-year-old Tracy Burke and 53-year-old Karen Comer.

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Local Search Dog Team Experiences 9/11

Posted: 09/11/2007 - Members of the Barren River Area Search Dog Association were part of the first group of cadaver teams to arrive in New York after the attacks. We talked to a few of the members about what they experienced.

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International Students Remember 9/11

Posted: 09/11/2007 - The flags aren't flying at WKU's International Center, but the campus's out-of-country population is well represented. There are around 500 international students walking the sidewalks of Western, and today, they're reflecting back on September 11, 2001 along with the rest of the country.

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Local Responders Are Ready in an Emergency

Updated: 09/11/2007 - It was six years ago today that the nation was united in shock and sorrow by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On this anniversary, people from across the nation gathered to remember.

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