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Hometown Hero: Pet Rescuers

Posted: 09/16/2007 - The cause of the fire at Chandler Park Apartments in Bowling Green is still under investigation. Though everyone got out of the building safely before first responders arrived, there were a few pets that needed rescuing.

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Scottsville Resident Wins St. Jude Dream Home

Updated: 05/29/2009 - On Sept. 16, WBKO held its annual St. Jude Telethon to raise money for the hospital, which helps children with infectitious diseases. The big prize for the drawing was the "Dream Home," which is located in Olde Stone.

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Hazardous Material Accident on I-65

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The lanes of I-65 South have been reopened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous material.

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GM and United Auto Workers Continue Negotiations

Updated: 09/16/2007 - It was another day of negotiating for General Motors and the United Auto Workers. Some union officials say GM wants the union to take over responsibility for retiree health care costs using a company-funded trust.

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Attempted Sexual Assault Reported on UK Campus

Updated: 09/16/2007 - University of Kentucky Police have issued a safety alert on their campus following the report of an attempted sexual assault. A female student reported to UK Police that an unknown suspect attempted to assault her on the UK campus.

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O.J. Simpson Arrested on Six Counts

Updated: 09/16/2007 - O.J. Simpson is back in the news in connection with robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police are charging Simpson with a total of six counts of robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy.

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Thailand Plane Crash Leaves Nearly 90 Dead

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The crash happened Sept. 16 on the Thai island of Phuket, a popular destination for Thai's, as well as tourists. The pilot of the plane attempted to land during a rain storm when the plane skidded off the runway.

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Race Season Underway at Ky. Downs

Posted: 09/16/2007 - It's a date that horse trainers have been waiting weeks to gear up for. Hundreds gathered at Kentucky Downs in Franklin on Sept. 16 for the kickoff of the live race season.

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Trashmasters Classic Keeps Lake Clean

Posted: 09/16/2007 - There was plenty of trash at Barren River Lake on Sept. 15, but no worries because many people were on hand, including our own Shane Holinde, to cleanup. Saturday was the 20th annual "Trashmasters Classic."

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Franklin Car Show Brings in Thousands

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Nice September temperatures made it a perfect time to get out, and that's exactly what the people of Franklin did. Antique cars swamped their downtown on Sept. 15 for the 45th Annual Southern Kentucky Antique Car Show.

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Two Students Still Hospitalized with E.coli

Posted: 09/16/2007 - Auburn Elementary School has two students with the illness and both are listed in stable condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center. One was recently moved out of intensive care.

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Family Loses Everything in House Fire

Posted: 09/16/2007 - A fire destroys a Bowling Green family's home, and now friends are hoping to help them rebuild. The fire happened on Magnolia St. when the homeowner, Victoria Bryant, and her daughter were trying to go to sleep.

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Fake Doctor Arrested

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Twenty-seven-year-old Tracy Lynn White is a former hospital secretary who Georgetown police say was improperly posing as a doctor and giving medical advice to patients at an obesity clinic.

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Two Men Charged for Altering Teacher's Picture

Updated: 09/17/2007 - On Sept. 9, WBKO and some other news agencies received this e-mail from Frankie Shane Ford of Mount Herman, Ky. The e-mail, signed by Danny Delph of Glasgow, had an altered picture of a Glasgow teacher.

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St. Jude Telethon Winners Announced

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Prize winners from the St. Jude Telethon are announced, including the winner for the 2007 St. Jude Dream Home.

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Western Kentucky University Setting Big Goals With New Campaign

Updated: 09/15/2007 - Western Kentucky University is setting big goals for the future. WKU's President, Gary Ransdell, unveiled a new campaign Friday morning. The $200 million dollar campaign will make WKU a leading American university with international reach by the year 2012.

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Winkler Talks to Oprah Winfrey

Posted: 09/13/2007 - In her first interview since getting out of prison, Mary Winkler, appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show Sept. 12. Winkler is convicted of killing her minister husband last year and told Oprah that she never intended to pull the trigger.

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President Addresses Nation on Iraq War

Posted: 09/13/2007 - On Sept. 13, President Bush addressed the nation on Iraq. He detailed his plan for cutting back U.S. forces there to pre-surge levels. Speaking from the Oval Office, President Bush announced a plan he calls "Return on Success."

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High School Deals With Terroristic Threat

Posted: 09/13/2007 - On Sept. 12, a student was removed from the school after possible "threatening behavior." On Sept. 13, many parents and students want to know what happened and if their children are safe.

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St. Jude Dream Home Tour

Updated: 05/29/2009 - There are only a few days left until the big drawing for the St. Jude Dream Home and tickets are selling fast. There are fewer than 500 tickets left for the home, which is in Olde Stone subdivision in Bowling Green.

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E.coli Scare at Logan County Schools

Updated: 09/13/2007 - A possible E.coli scare has many Logan County parents concerned for their children's health. We have been tracking this story and have the latest.

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BGMU Introduces Shocking Demonstration

Updated: 09/13/2007 - A new safety trailer uses electricity to show the possible accidents that can occur in and around your home and around power lines.

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Emotional Testimony Precedes Life Sentencing

Updated: 09/13/2007 - Emotional testimony from the victim's parents precedes the sentencing of a man and a woman for the murder of a Bowling Green man. Tonya Ray and Christopher Hackworth were each sentenced to life in prison in Warren Circuit Court on Sept. 13.

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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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