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WKU Football: QB Duncan leads 28-20 comeback over Ball State for Tops first win of the season

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MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Steven Duncan came off the Western Kentucky bench to throw two second-half touchdown passes and engineer the Hilltoppers’ 28-20 come-from-behind win at Ball State Saturday afternoon. The victory kept Western Kentucky from going winless in nonconference games to start the season. Duncan came on in the second half and gave Western Kentucky an immediate lift as the Hilltoppers drove for a touchdown to take a 14-13 lead on a 4-yard pass to Mik’Quan ...

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Foster's Football Frenzy Week Six Scoreboard

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Update on North Carolina family taking refuge in Kentucky after Hurricane Florence

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Earlier this week we told you about a family who was staying in a tent at Barren River Lake State Resort Park, after Hurricane Florence forced them to evacuate their home in North Carolina. WNKY’s Cecilia Herrell spoke with the family today to get an update.

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Volunteers needed for foster care review boards in several Kentucky counties

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Kentucky officials say volunteers are needed for county citizen foster-care review boards.

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Scottsville Police Department to purchase new K-9 cruiser with grant money

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The Scottsville Police Department will soon welcome a new addition to the streets, but it’s not another officer. The department is the recipient of $30,100 through the USDA’s Opioid Initiative Grant Award—something they say they’ll use to purchase a new K-9 cruiser. “We have a K-9 dog,” Assistant Chief Darren Tabor says, “He’s five years old and his names Umo.” The problem is, Umo’s ride isn’t exactly reliable. &ldq... More>>

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Churchill’s next project to offer rooftop views of the Derby

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Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby.

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Warren Co. Sheriff's Office purchases new police K9

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There's a new deputy dog at the Warren County Sheriff's Office.

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Annual Bowling Green Fire Department Festival takes place Saturday

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The Bowling Green Fire Department will be hosting its annual Firehouse Festival this weekend.

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Scottsville man accused of leading Glasgow police on chase

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A Scottsville man is under arrest in Barren County, accused of leading officers on a chase.

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Barren County man arrested after pursuit

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A Barren County man is accused of taking police on a chase.

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Town raising money for wounded deputy

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(AP) — A Kentucky community is selling a car, T-shirts and cornhole tournament spots to help raise money for a sheriff's deputy who's now paralyzed after a deadly shootout with a Florida bank robbery suspect. 

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150 new jobs to be added at Tractor Supply's Franklin facility

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150 new jobs are coming to Simpson County. Tractor Supply Company has announced plans to invest $8.5 million at its distribution center in Franklin. 

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Grand opening date announced for Warren County's first dog park

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At Friday's Warren County Fiscal Court meeting, county parks officials announced that the county's first dog park will officially open next month.

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New date scheduled for museum groundbreaking at Aviation Heritage Park

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Officials from Bowling Green's Aviation Heritage Park gave an update to the Warren County Fiscal Court this morning on the progress of the park's future indoor museum. 

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Louisville police officer seriously injured in accident

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Last night, a Louisville Metro Police Officer was involved in a serious accident that required him to be cut out of his car. 

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With teachers watching, Kentucky court considers pensions

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Kentucky’s governor and attorney general, potential opponents in next year’s race for governor, clashed before the state’s Supreme Court on Thursday as they argued about the future of one of the country’s worst-funded public pension systems.

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Man arrested on several drug charges in Warren Co.

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Methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, cash and more were found by the Warren County Sheriff's Office inside one man's residence. 

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Senator Rand Paul holds information fair at Western Kentucky University

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Senator Rand Paul hosted a U.S. Service Academy Information Fair Thursday night inside the Western Kentucky University Knicely Center.   

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Cave City Proud Days starts Friday

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If you are looking for something to do this weekend, Cave City Proud Days start tomorrow. 

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Glasgow High School introduces Advanced Medicine program this year

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Glasgow High School introduced a brand-new program this year, it’s called Advanced Medicine. From text books… to life like mannequins… The Advance Medicine class at Glasgow High School is providing students the opportunity to get a hands-on learning experience they wouldn’t get in a traditional classroom. 

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Former police officer accused of bringing contraband into jail

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A former Glasgow and Horse Cave police officer was arrested Tuesday after he was mistakenly released from the Barren County Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

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Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce teaches students about community leadership

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The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is teaching area high school students how to become leaders in the community.

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Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall brings veterans together in Tompkinsville

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Over a hundred locals gathered at the Tompkinsville City Park this morning to welcome the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to town. The wall is 300 feet long and filled with the names of more than 50,000 who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. “I’ve seen the wall before,” Vietnam veteran, Specialist E-4 Norman Clarkson says with tears in his eyes, “I was privileged to go to Washington see it and it still bothers me. It brings back old memories ... More>>

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WKU Students vote to cancel classes on Election Day

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Students at Western Kentucky University may have an additional day off this semester.

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Guthrie announces federal funding for Edmonson County Water District

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Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie has announced the Edmonson County Water District will be receiving some federal funding.

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Missing man from Glasgow found safe

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A missing Glasgow man, Jeffrey Dugard, 50, has been located and is safe.

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An 86-year-old man is accused of fondling child

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Bowling Green police arrested an Indiana man Wednesday on an indictment warrant charging him with one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old.

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WKU Volleyball: Lady Tops start season with exhibition versus #5 Kentucky

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In the inaugural volleyball exhibition match hosted in Diddle Arena, WKU got its first taste of action in the 2018 campaign as No. 5-ranked Kentucky came to town. Both Bluegrass programs went deep into their benches to take advantage of the live match setting. “When you play a team the quality of Kentucky, you get exposed a lot of ways and that’s exactly what we wanted to be,” head coach Travis Hudson shared following the exhibition. “I wish we would have done... More>>

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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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    (Peter Byrne/PA via AP). Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, waves to supporters outside the International Slavery Museum at the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool, England, as he arrives in the city for his party's annual conference, Saturday Sep...(Peter Byrne/PA via AP). Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, waves to supporters outside the International Slavery Museum at the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool, England, as he arrives in the city for his party's annual conference, Saturday Sep...
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