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The Kentucky Lottery has announced record ticket sales in 2018. 

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Kentucky Lottery announces record sales in 2018

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The Kentucky Lottery has announced record ticket sales in 2018. A statement from the lottery says it recorded sales of $1.04 billion, which is 4 percent more than the previous year’s sales.

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Charges against former Louisville basketball standout dropped

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Charges against a former Bowling Green High School and University of Louisville basketball player have been dismissed.

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Warren County Public Schools increase literacy initiative with new literacy scholars

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Reading, writing, listening, and speaking, those are four skills Warren County Public Schools are trying to help students improve on. With the help of 12 new literacy scholars, the school district will be able to better prepare students for college or a career.

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Kentucky State Fair kicks off in Louisville

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The Kentucky State Fair began today in Louisville.

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Logan Co. Detention Center searches for solution to overcrowding

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The Logan County Detention Center is requesting some assistance from architects to solve a statewide issue—inmate overcrowding. “We have 236 today and we have 162 beds,” Logan Co. Jailer Phil Gregory says. This week, Gregory went before the Logan County Fiscal Court to propose his solution to the overcrowding. “I suggested to the court that they employ an architect with experience in that matter and maybe assess the situation and give us an evaluation and a ... More>>

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Bowling Green Independent Schools introduce new teacher mentoring program

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The Bowling Green Independent School district has started a new mentoring program called, Ascend, for first time teachers.  

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WKU Soccer: Filling the void left by four-year starter Leone

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The WKU Women's Soccer team kicks off their season on Friday evening with a trip to in-state foe Murray State. While the Lady Toppers have a large group of returning players, one position that has a void is goalkeeper following the departure of four-year starter Allison Leone. With Leone gone, it's time for a new regime to mind the net, a regime that starts with a competition for the starting job between true freshman Bailee Witt and redshirt-junior Anne-Marie Ulliac. "We're kin... More>>

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Stage set for Bowling Green City Commission Race

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The stage is set for Bowling Green's City Commission race this November. Tuesday afternoon was the filing deadline.

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Massey Springs hosts Rock-A-Thon to help end Alzheimer's

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Residents danced and sang in support of Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Golden Alert now issued for missing Bowling Green man

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The Warren County Sheriff's Office has now issued a Golden Alert for a missing man, described by deputies as mentally challenged.

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Warren County family loses everything after lightning strikes home

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A family has lost everything after their mobile home was struck by lightning and caught on fire in Warren County.

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Auburn man accused of credit card fraud

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A preliminary hearing in a credit card fraud case was scheduled Thursday afternoon in Logan County.

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Kentucky lawmakers look to make the punishment for animal cruelty more severe

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Kentucky lawmakers are looking to up the punishment, for those convicted of animal abuse related crimes.

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Louisville man charged by federal grand jury indictment in July overdose death

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22-year-old Damone Domonique Bell of Bowling Green was charged in a criminal complaint on August 1st and subsequently charged by federal grand jury indictment yesterday, according to a press release.

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Kentucky State Fair starts today

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The Kentucky State Fair is set to kick off today in Louisville! Rides, food, entertainment and music make this such an exciting event to celebrate the Bluegrass State.

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Construction underway in Hidden River Cave

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The world’s longest underground swinging bridge is finally being assembled right here in South Central Kentucky.

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Parking ticket fees increase in downtown Glasgow

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If you often park on the square in downtown Glasgow, you might want to read this.

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Remains of Korean War veteran with Bowling Green ties return to US

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Army Private First Class Joe Elmore, a soldier with ties to Bowling Green, who went missing in action in North Korea, is now back home.

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2-year-old boy shot in Louisville

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Police are investigating after a 2-year-old boy was shot in Louisville. The shooting was reported in the 1700 block of South 32nd Street around 10:40 this morning. 

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Car collides with a school bus in Northern Kentucky

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Two people in Kentucky are recovering after a car collided with a school bus. It happened early this morning at an intersection in Erlanger. 

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Voters may still have a say on whether to turn Warren County wet

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There is still a chance registered voters in Warren County will have a say on whether to turn it from a dry county to a wet county.

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EXCLUSIVE: WKU President Timothy Caboni discusses his plans for year two on the Hill

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Next Monday, Aug. 20, freshmen will be arriving in Bowling Green and moving into their dorms as they embark on their first year at Western Kentucky University. As for WKU President Timothy Caboni, he's gearing up for his second year in charge at Western. In an exclusive interview with WNKY, Caboni detailed what his plans our now that he's a bit more familiar with the university. "It's my sophomore year as president. And I'm thankful that I do have one year under my belt," s... More>>

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Reinhart Foodservice breaks ground on expansion project

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Dozens of new jobs are coming to Bowling Green, part of an expansion by a food service distributor.

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Decades old dry cleaners closing in Bowling Green

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The owner of a Bowling Green dry cleaners is hanging it up after being in business for over nine decades.

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Best of Barren County contest begins

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If your favorite restaurant, doctor, or store is located in Barren County, you're urged to enter a contest sponsored by the Glasgow Daily Times.

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Holy Trinity Lutheran School prepares for the year with prayer

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One local school teaches kids the power of prayer

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Lewisburg man indicted on sex charges

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A Logan County grand jury indicted a Lewisburg man Aug. 10 on one count of first-degree rape and one count of sexual misconduct.

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4 arrested after traffic stop in Glasgow

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Four people are behind bars following a single traffic stop in Glasgow.

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Trucker airlifted to hospital after crash in Barren County

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A 50-year-old man was airlifted to the hospital after being involved in a crash in Barren County. It happened just after 9:00 a.m.

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Architects set up online virtual tour of BGHS

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Construction is underway for the renovations at  Bowling Green High School.

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One killed, one injured in two-vehicle Hart County wreck

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A Munfordville man died and a teen was critically injured in a Tuesday night collision near the 4300 block of South Dixie Highway in Hart County.

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Department of Amusement focuses on safety as the Kentucky State Fair starts tomorrow

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The Kentucky State Fair is set to kick off tomorrow.

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Gov. Bevin criticized following comments comparing critics to drowning victims

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Facing a groundswell of opposition from public workers for his proposed pension changes, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin compared them to drowning victims on Tuesday in that “you just need to knock them out and drag them to shore.”

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WKU Women's Soccer picked to finish 9th in C-USA

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WKU Soccer has been picked to finish ninth in the annual preseason C-USA coaches’ poll as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Last season, WKU finished in a tie for eighth place in C-USA after a 4-5-1 record in conference play that saw the Lady Toppers come away victorious in four of their last five matches. Rice and North Texas, who have combined to win every regular season C-USA crown since 2014, are tabbed first and second, respectively, followe... More>>

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WKU Men's Golf announces Chan Metts as new head coach

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Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Todd Stewart announced Monday the hiring of Chan Metts as the next head coach of the WKU Hilltopper Golf program. Metts comes to The Hill following two highly successful seasons as an assistant coach at Georgia Southern, during which he was heavily involved in tournaments, travel, recruiting, practices, schedules and workouts. The 34-year-old Dublin, Ga., native takes over for former WKU coach Phillip Hatchett, who passed away in June.... More>>

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Louisville Women's Basketball announces non-conference schedule for 2018-2019 season

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University of Louisville women's basketball has released its 2018-19 non-conference schedule, which is highlighted by home games against Nebraska, Kentucky and Connecticut. Overall, the Cardinals will face nine opponents that reached postseason play a season ago, seven that won 20-plus games and six that played in the NCAA Tournament. “Our non-conference schedule is extremely challenging and we are excited about that,” said head coach Jeff Walz. “Our goal is to pla... More>>

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SoKY Fair makes long-awaited return

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The 2018 SOKY Fair has officially opened. The family fun event runs July 23-28 at Lampkin Park. 

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WKU Football: TE Mik'Quan Dean named to preseason watch list for John Mackey Award

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Senior tight end Mik’Quan Deane has been named to the 2018 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, the committee announced Friday morning. Deane returns as the Hilltoppers’ top receiving tight end, catching 11 passes for 143 yards and one touchdown last season. Those numbers put Deane second among WKU tight ends in 2017 behind Deon Yelder, who was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints. Deane caught at least one pass in five games, including... More>>

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WKU Volleyball: Lady Tops earn AVCA Team Academic Award for 12th consecutive season

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For the 12th consecutive season, WKU Volleyball has been recognized as a recipient of the AVCA Team Academic Award, the association announced Monday. With a cumulative GPA of 3.61 across the 2017-18 school year, the Lady Toppers have earned the Team Academic Award for the 16th time since 1999. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by ma... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Justin Johnson signs professional contract with Italian team

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Former WKU Basketball star Justin Johnson became the latest Hilltopper to join the professional ranks Monday when he signed with Italian program Cagliari Dinamo Academy. Cagliari Dinamo Academy competes in Italy’s Serie A2 league. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 forward from Hazard, Ky., finished his college career ranked 10th on WKU's all-time scoring list with 1,715 career points and fifth on the all-time rebounding list with 1,057 career boards. He's one of five players in pr... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Tops unveil 2018-2019 Conference USA schedule

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Home games against four of the top six finishers in Conference USA last season and a home-and-home series with defending league champion Marshall highlight the league play portion of the 2018-19 WKU Hilltopper Basketball schedule, as announced Monday by WKU. Playing under a new scheduling model from C-USA, the Hilltoppers will face their travel partner Marshall twice and each other team in the league once over the first 14 games of the conference regular season, including h... More>>

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WKU Women's Golf: Four Lady Tops earn WGCA All-American Scholar honors

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Four members of the WKU Lady Topper Golf team were honored for their academic achievement Tuesday as Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars. WKU’s Georgina Blackman, Megan Clarke, Mary Joiner and Katie Story were all honored by the WGCA, which requires that honorees meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 and compete in at least 50 percent of the school’s regularly scheduled competitive rounds. Blackman, an outgoing senior from Essex, Englan...

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WKU Men's Basketball: Hennssy Auriantal added to coaching staff

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WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Tuesday the hiring of Hennssy Auriantal as an assistant coach on his staff. “We’re happy to have Hennssy join our program,” Stansbury said. “He brings coaching and playing experience at the D-I level in all areas. Besides that, he’s a terrific person and has a beautiful family. We’re excited to have him as part of our team.” Auriantal brings both Division I playing and ...

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Hot Rods open series in South Bend with 5-0 win over Cubs

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods earned their fifth win in a row, beating the South Bend Cubs 6-0 this evening. RHP Tobias Myers turned in another stellar start, and the offense was led by SS Zach Rutherford, who collected two hits on the night. The Hot Rods got on the scoreboard in the top of the second inning. DH Devin Davis reached on a fielder’s choice, and moved to second on a walk. He scored on a single from RF Eleardo Cabrera, and it was 1-0 Hot R...

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Hot Rods sweep Whitecaps in West Michigan

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods earned their first four game sweep of the season with a 5-3 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps this afternoon. LHP Resly Linares earned the win, and LF Emilio Gustave scored twice. The Hot Rods got started in the second inning, when 1B Devin Davis launched his fifth home run of the season on a fly ball to left field. It was 1-0 Bowling Green after two innings. In the third, RF Emilio Gustave scored on a sac fly fro... More>>

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Hot Rods get back on track with win at Whitecaps

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods got back on the winning track tonight, defeating the West Michigan Whitecaps 13-1. Six different Hot Rods had multi-hit games, with SS Taylor Walls leading the way with a four hit night. The Hot Rods got going in the second inning, as they sent seven batters to the plate, scoring four runs. The inning was highlighted by RBI hits from Walls, DH Trey Hair, and 1B Jim Haley. Bowling Green broke the game open in the third, when they sc... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Tops add five-star center Charles Bassey to 2018 class

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WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Wednesday the signing of five-star center Charles Bassey (6-11) in the 2018 class. 

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WKU Men's Basketball: Lamonte Bearden withdraws name from NBA Draft

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WKU Men's Basketball rising junior Lamonte Bearden has withdrawn his name from the 2018 NBA Draft, and will return to the Hill next season, per a tweet from Bearden's Twitter account Wednesday morning.

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Brad Bonds introduced as ACS Boys Basketball Coach

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Brad Bonds officially introduced as Allen County-Scottsville Boys Basketball Head Coach. 

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Bowling Green woman breaks swimming world records

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63-year old Bowling Green resident Penny Noyes continues to break world records in the swimming pool. 

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  • Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

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    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled out through an emergency slide.
  • Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:25:48 GMT
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    (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...(L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
  • Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:13 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...(AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
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