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The Kentucky Derby

Posted on 05 May 2016

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (NewsChannel12) – It is Horse racing season and the biggest event of the year is right around the corner. The 142nd Kentucky Derby is taking place this Saturday in Louisville at Churchill Downs. In the past years, horse racing in general has lost popularity but the Derby itself continues to be a high profile […] Continue Reading

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Posted on 05 May 2016

As the semester winds down, several students are preparing to leave for the summer.  But,  some art students are showcasing their creations to get money for the summer.  Reporter William Catledge has the story. Continue Reading

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WKU Track & Field Reacts to Harsh Realities

Posted on 03 May 2016

WKU learned the harsh realities it will face following Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s budget cut proposal to kick off the month of May.  The university will immediately endure a 4.5 percent cut to the overall operating budget. What will these cuts mean for athletics on The Hill?  Each team will undergo a 4.5 percent cut, but WKU’s decision […] Continue Reading

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WKU’s John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series presents alumna Nikita Stewart

Posted on 25 April 2016

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (NewsChannel12) — WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting will be hosting one of its alumna for the 2016 John B. Gaines Family Lectures Series. Nikita Stewart is currently an investigative reporter for the New York Times and her presentation is titled:  “Covering your city:  Why investigative reporting is most important at the local level.” Her previous […] Continue Reading

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Laundry detergent pods are a growing threat to children

Posted on 25 April 2016

By Danielle Dorsey (NewsChannel12) – Laundry detergent pods are becoming a life-threatening problem for children. New data shows that calls to poison control centers increased 17% from 2013 through 2014, according to an analysis of national poison data published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers said that the data shows that laundry pods are more […] Continue Reading

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Report finds that the number of children who have had a parent incarcerated is highest in Kentucky

Posted on 25 April 2016

By Danielle Dorsey (NewsChannel12) – A national data report concluded that Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent incarcerated. The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy organization that strives to better the lives of disadvantaged children in the U.S., reports that 13 percent of Kentucky children […] Continue Reading

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WKU football Red vs. White game this Saturday

Posted on 22 April 2016

  BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (NewsChannel12) — WKU will host its annual Red vs. White spring football game on Saturday April 23. The event is free for all WKU students and will begin at 1 P.M. in Houchens-Smith Stadium. Gates will open at 12 P.M. The first 1,000 fans will get a Conference USA and Miami […] Continue Reading

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Can Broadway Musicals Influence U.S. Currency?

Posted on 21 April 2016

By Ben Martin (NewsChannel12) – The Treasury Department of the United States announced Wednesday that three new bills will be receiving new designs – the $20, $10, and the $5. Though the biggest news was the decision to put Harriet Tubman on the $20, there is another face that is excited to stay. With the […] Continue Reading

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Cast your vote for WKU SGA officers now

Posted on 18 April 2016

  BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (NewsChannel12) –The Student Government Association elections are now open through Tuesday April 19. Students will vote for an SGA President, Executive Vice President, Administrative Vice President and Senators. Jay Todd Richey is the current SGA president and is running against Braxton Powell. To cast your vote, click here and login to Topnet. The […] Continue Reading

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Kentucky House and Senate reach compromise on 2016-18 biennial budget

Posted on 16 April 2016

(NewsChannel12) — The Kentucky House and Senate reached a compromise on the 2016-18 biennial budget which they delivered to Gov. Bevin on Friday. HB 303 includes a number of variables that will impact WKU. Legislators agreed on a recurring 4.5 percent reduction in WKU’s state budget, as opposed to the originally proposed 9 percent cut. Additionally, […] Continue Reading

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