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Music, Food and Art Bring Crowds to Rocktoberfest

Updated: 10/21/2007 - The first ever "Rocktoberfest" was held downtown at the Capitol Arts Center on Oct. 20. The event showcased local artists work that was sold later on in the night at a silent auction.

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Some Area Counties Still Affected by Burn Ban

Updated: 10/22/2007 - With a few rain showers hitting the state of Kentucky in recent days, Governor Ernie Fletcher lifted the state wide burn ban this week. The lift does not truly apply to the entire state and your county may still be under the ban.

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Kids of All Ages Attend Halloween Fest '07

Updated: 10/21/2007 - With Halloween being a little over a week away, kids and adults got a chance to do a little pre-trick-or-treating at Halloween Fest.

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Supporters Walk for Diabetes Awareness

Posted: 10/21/2007 - Early Oct. 20, the American Diabetes Association walked downtown in Bowling Green all in the name of diabetes research. Fountain Square Park was the site for this year's "Walking in the District for Diabetes."

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Striking Nurses Return to the Bargaining Table

Posted: 10/21/2007 - It's been almost three weeks since 600 nurses went on strike, and now they plan on returning to the bargaining table. The nurses from Kentucky and West Virginia are striking against Appalachian Regional Healthcare.

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Mountain Parkway Set to Get Improvements

Posted: 10/21/2007 - State officials attended a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 20 in Campton, Kentucky for a $48-million project to improve the Mountain Parkway.

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Murder Investigation Continues in Allen County

Updated: 10/22/2007 - Police are investigating a murder after a body was found Friday in Allen County. The Kentucky State Police received a call from the Allen County Sheriff's Department Friday that a body was found in the water near a boat ramp at the end of Brownsford Road.

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Owensboro Storm Damage

Updated: 10/20/2007 - Part of the damage assessment by the National Weather Service is taking place just to our north in Owensboro. Police have closed an eight-block area of the city because of debris and downed power lines.

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Horse Cave Storm Damage

Updated: 10/20/2007 - Thursday's overnight storms left a path of destruction across several Kentucky counties. Strong winds toppled trees, power lines, and tore off roofs tops. In Hart County, Horse Cave was one of the towns that saw a lot of damage.

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Local Marching Bands Advance to State Competition

Updated: 10/20/2007 - More than a dozen area high school bands are marching toward the state band championship! We caught up with the Greenwood High School marching band at practice this week.

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Marina Along Wolf Creek Asking for New Location

Updated: 10/20/2007 - A marina along Wolf Creek and the Cumberland River is asking for a new location because of lower lake levels. Alligator One Marina in Russell Springs has requested to move up to the Cave Springs recreation area.

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Barren County Superbug

Updated: 10/20/2007 - A staph infection that's sweeping through school locker rooms around the country has even hit here in South Central Kentucky. Officials at Barren County High School say eight football players had confirmed cases of the MRSA staph infection.

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SKyPAC Gets Big Pledge

Updated: 10/20/2007 - The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, which is part of the TIF district, announces its first substantial donation. Martin Automotive Group has pledged $100,000 dollars to SKyPAC.

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BG Downtown Redevelopment Project Gets Huge Boost

Updated: 10/20/2007 - Bowling Green's Downtown Redevelopment Project gets a huge boost from the state. The state Tax Increment Financing Commission gave unanimous approval on Friday to the city's Tax Increment Financing District or "TIF".

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Hometown Hero: KY Special Olympics Basketball Team

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Team USA dominated at this year's Special Olympics World Summer Games. The basketball team, which was made up of 15 athletes from Kentucky, struck gold and in the process put Bowling Green on the map.

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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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