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WKU academic fair reaches over 1,400 students

Posted on 16 September 2014

The Academic Advising & Retention Center and Study Abroad & Global Learning offices held the Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair Thursday afternoon at the Preston fitness center. 1,484 students attended the Fair lasting from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Of those students, 899 were freshmen, 262 were sophomores, 139 were juniors and 135 […] Continue Reading

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Apple reveals new generation of iPhones

Posted on 09 September 2014

CUPERTINO, Ca (WKU NewsChannel12)- Apple unveiled its newest additions to the iPhone family Tuesday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are some of the additions. They are larger, rounder and faster than any previous model.   The 6th generation iPhones have curved edges and larger screens that measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches. To […] Continue Reading

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Comer launches gubernatorial campaign

Posted on 08 September 2014

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky (WKU NewsChannel12)- Agriculture Commissioner James Comer is officially running in Kentucky’s 2015 gubernatorial race. Comer made it official when he filed a letter of intent to run with the secretary of state’s office Monday evening. In his letter, he named Sen. Chris McDaniel as his running mate and recently retired coal magnate Nick Carter as his campaign […] Continue Reading

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Fire alarm sounds, WKU Athletics responds

Posted on 04 September 2014

WKU Athletics, WKU Police Department, and other University officials met Thursday morning for a revision of the safety protocol that occurred during Friday night’s football game against Bowling Green State University. Steam from one of the new food prep areas in Smith Stadium triggered a smoke alarm. Due to a federal law, the activation of […] Continue Reading

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New poll puts McConnell ahead in Senate Race

Posted on 04 September 2014

  BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WKU NewsChannel12)-With two months until Election Day, the Senate race between Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to be one of the most closely watched Senate races of 2014. In a poll released by CNN Tuesday, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell held a four-point lead over Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan […] Continue Reading

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Armed robbery suspects still at large

Posted on 04 September 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WKU NewsChannel12)- The Bowling Green Police Department says the three suspects in the armed robbery case have not yet been identified. A WKU text alert was sent Wednesday night informing students of a robbery involving three black male suspects. The robbery occurred around 11 pm at the Jr. Food Store on 31-W […] Continue Reading

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Fatal collision on Natcher Parkway takes one life

Posted on 03 September 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WKU NewsChannel12)- One person was killed in a collision on the William Natcher Parkway Wednesday evening. Police were called to the scene at 7:50 p.m. Kentucky State Police said a passenger vehicle was traveling North on a Southbound lane when the car collided head on with a tractor trailer. The driver of the passenger […] Continue Reading

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WKU Dining Services looks to hire 50 on-campus employees

Posted on 03 September 2014

WKU Dining Services and the Center for Career and Professional Development will host an employment fair on Thursday, September 4th. The event will last six hours and take place in the Downing Student Union. All students are invited to attend for a chance to become an on-campus employee. Dining Services says it is looking to hire up to […] Continue Reading

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Kentucky GOP House leaders release agenda to fight Obamacare

Posted on 03 September 2014

FRANKFORT, Ky (WKU NewsChannel12)- The Kentucky GOP House has long been opposed to the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare”. They released an agenda called “Handshake with Kentucky” on September 12th. The  collection of bills are an attempt to prohibit Obamacare from touching Kentucky. Within this agenda, the proposals include a constitutional amendment to prohibit […] Continue Reading

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Kentucky becomes Houseboat Capital of the World

Posted on 03 September 2014

Governor Steve Beshear met at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park on Wednesday to sign a new piece of legislation. The Senate Concurrent Resolution 44 names Kentucky the ‘Houseboat Capital of the World.’ The new title could cause the state’s economy to grow. Beshear says the boating industry in Kentucky brings nearly $900,000,000 to the state. The governor also says marketing the […] Continue Reading

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