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Franklin-Simpson Schools Looking to Increase Safety

Updated: 01/07/2013 - The Franklin-Simpson Superintendent says it was the Columbine Shooting that struck fear and worry inside of our nation's schools. The 1999 shooting resulted in schools cracking down on safety. And more than a decade later, Sandy Hook would re-energize that need for safety in schools. Franklin-Simpson High School, City, and county officials discussed ideas today for a safer school environment.

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UPDATE>>>Kentucky Storm Deaths Keep Climbing

Updated: 03/03/2012 - Kentucky emergency management officials say another body has been found in south-central Kentucky, raising the state's death toll to 17 people killed by violent storms.

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Turn on Your Headlights, Other Drivers Need to See You

Posted: 12/23/2011 - Winter is here, meaning the days are shorter, and the state Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky State Police want to remind motorists to make themselves visible by turning on headlights.

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Winds Topple Planes at BG/WC Airport

Updated: 07/22/2011 - Winds measured at 75 miles per hour flipped private planes over at the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport Thursday afternoon.

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Sweltering Heat Wave on the Way

Posted: 07/18/2011 - Another blast of heat and humidity will put air conditioners to the test across Kentucky and Tennessee this week, as forecasters are predicting heat index readings climbing into triple digits.

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Tornado Tears into Churchill Downs

Updated: 06/23/2011 - A confirmed tornado smashed barns and sent horses running wild at Churchill Downs Wednesday night.

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Rains Pelt Bowling Green

Updated: 02/25/2011 - From traffic on I-65 to a quiet neighborhood in Indian Hills, the sweeping storms didn't miss an inch of Bowling Green.

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WxBlast 01/19/11

Updated: 01/19/2011 - Today will be the calm before the next Winter event moves through the region beginning tomorrow. We’re expecting a low pressure system to move just to the south and east of the Bowling Green area bringing us a good chance of snow that will start tomorrow morning to our northwest in the bootheel of Missouri and southern Illinois then spread eastward throughout the day.

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FEMA Opens Barren County Disaster Office, Closes Madisonville

Updated: 06/10/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY-As the needs of Kentucky disaster survivors change, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are making Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) changes to better serve those devastated by the early May storms.

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Warren County Severe Weather Emergency Plan

Updated: 04/27/2010 - In response to all of our recent severe weather, Monday on wbko.com we asked if you had an emergency plan. Fifty-five percent of you said you do have a plan, while 45 percent said you do not.

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