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Va. Student Dies From Staph Infection

Posted: 10/16/2007 - Virginia school officials say they are shutting down 21 schools for cleaning after an antibiotic-resistant staph infection killed a high school student.

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City Commission Passes Transpark Refinance Ordinance

Posted: 10/16/2007 - The Transpark property was originally paid for with $25-million worth of mortgage bonds issued in February of 2002. With those bonds, every time a piece of land is re-sold to a tenant, the entire mortgage cost has to be paid immediately.

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Special Olympic Team Awarded Key to the City

Posted: 10/16/2007 - Mayor Elaine Walker presented the team with a golden key to the city, representing their hard work and our community while bringing home the gold.

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"EQIP" Helps Farms and the Environment

Posted: 10/16/2007 - This year's drought has left more and more farmers seeking ways to re-cultivate their pastures. Not only that, but many ponds have dried up, leaving water sources to a minimum.

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Downtown Continues Its Makeover

Updated: 10/16/2007 - As Warren County magistrates prepare to enact a new hotel tax, development plans are moving forward in downtown Bowling Green.

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Dream Factory Grants Wish to Area Teen

Posted: 10/16/2007 - At the Tompkinsville Wal-Mart on Oct. 16, it was all about Eric Reid. The Dream Factory of Bowling Green grants wishes to area children and young adults with critical illnesses. Eric Reid's wish was to buy anything his heart desires at his favorite store.

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Memorial Service Lets Many Remember Slain Social Worker

Updated: 10/16/2007 - Slain social service aide Boni Frederick is being remembered, one year after she was killed while supervising a child's home visit. A memorial service for Frederick was held on Oct. 16 outside the Bowling Green Police Dept.

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Ky. Mother Enters Alford Plea Following Death of Small Son

Updated: 10/16/2007 - Toni Barber of Flemingsburg entered a plea to one count each of second-degree manslaughter and second-degree criminal abuse. Barber was arrested last November following the death of her son Kaleb Davis.

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Long-Time Lawmaker Won't Seek Re-Election

Updated: 10/16/2007 - After almost two-decades in the state legislator, Republican Richie Sanders of Franklin, announced Oct. 16 he will end his term in the state Senate next year.

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Board Names New Schools After War Hero

Updated: 10/16/2007 - A new middle and high school in Warren County aren't scheduled to be open for three more years, but the schools now have a name.

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Oil Prices Go Up

Updated: 10/16/2007 - A barrel of oil costs $2 more today than it did yesterday, at a record $88. And just since last week, the price of crude is up $9. The recent run-up to record levels near $90 has many Americans wondering how it will affect them.

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Thousands Evacuated Following Michigan Acid Leak

Updated: 10/16/2007 - The acid leaked from a tank on a plant's roof, creating a cloud over the area just outside of Detroit. Officials say the leak could become a bigger problem if it rains.

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Cleveland School Reopens After Shooting

Updated: 10/16/2007 - On Oct. 16, community leaders and civic organizations formed a "human pathway" outside the entrance to the high school, cheering and applauding as the students and faculty entered.

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Lawmakers Seek Action in Jena 6 Case

Updated: 10/16/2007 - The House Judiciary Committee is hearing about the case of six black teenagers accused of beating a white student. Some believe a repercussion of the Jena Six Rally has been the recent uses of nooses against African-Americans.

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Study Shows We Don't Sleep as Much as We Think We Do

Updated: 10/16/2007 - Experts recommend that adults get at least eight hours of sleep each night, but surveys find people report averaging less than seven hours. Now a new study reveals we may be sleeping even less than we think.

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Senate Leaders Speak at U of L

Posted: 10/16/2007 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell both gave speeches at the school in a rare joint appearance.

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Fugitive Accused of Child Sex Abuse Arrested

Posted: 10/16/2007 - The nationwide manhunt for Chester Stiles, the fugitive accused of raping a 3-year-old girl and recording it on videotape, is over. It all ended after a routine traffic stop in Henderson, Nevada.

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Kentucky Ranks #1 Among Cancer Deaths

Updated: 10/15/2007 - The cancer death rate in America is declining. A new national cancer study looks at the numbers between 2002 and 2004. It shows the cancer death rate decreasing. But even still, Kentucky remains the state with the highest number of cancer deaths across the country.

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Workplace E-mail Overflow

Updated: 10/15/2007 - Many people have workplace e-mail accounts, and many of those accounts are overflowing. Every day, billions of e-mails are sent in the business setting and it only seems to be getting bigger

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Adventures in Kentucky: Trout Fishing

Updated: 10/15/2007 - Are you ready to try your hand at angling one of South-Central Kentucky's rainbow or brown trout? If so, this Oct. 15 Adventure in Kentucky is just for you.

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Book Author Speaks to Young Audiences

Updated: 10/15/2007 - Kirby Larson is visiting five Warren County middle schools on Oct. 15 and 16. Her book Hattie Big Sky was chosen by for this year's "One Read" program.

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