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1 min ago | Evansville Courier & Press

Governor's Awards in the Arts recipients named

Kentuckians who have made significant contributions to the arts in the Commonwealth, across the country and around the globe will be honored for their lifelong commitment to and achievements in the arts as the recipients of the 2014 Governor's Awards in the Arts, the Kentucky Arts Council has announced.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boston.com

Professor Startled to See MIT Course Featured As Jeopardy Clue

Jeopardy's $600 clue from Wednesday night's episode featured Professor Sam Ford's 2007 course.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

3 high school seniors working on eyewear app

The product was released initially in 2012 and to the general public this year. The $1,500 eyewear has a small screen above the right eye that offers Internet access, camera, email, maps and voice commands.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bowling Green, KY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newswise

Economic Effects of the World Cup May Result in Losses, Say Researchers

July 8, 2014 -- The World Cup has an economic effect on countries, according to an analysis of 50 years of nations' economic data compared with their Cup success over the same time period.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Beacon

Former SunBelt Conference rival joins Conference USA

Just as the Panthers made the move from the SunBelt Conference to Conference USA on July 1 of 2013, the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky University did on July 1 this year.

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News Democrat

Creasy, Stacy

The parents of Autumn R'ee Creasy and Daniel Clinton Stacy Jr. would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of the couple to be.

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Related Topix: Auburn, KY, Lewisburg, KY, Bowling Green, KY, Russellville, KY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Columbia Magazine

WKU announces May 2014 graduates for CM 7-County area

WKU announces May 2014 graduates for CM 7-County area By Bob Skipper, Media Director Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY The following Western Kentucky University students from the CM 7-county area of Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties earned degrees at the May 2014 Commencement Ceremonies.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Richard Wayne Williams, 59, Edmonton, KY

Richard Wayne Williams, 59, Edmonton, KY He was a native of LaRue County, KY, and a resident of Metcalfe County, KY, at the time of his death.

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Related Topix: Edmonton, KY, Larue County, KY, Metcalfe County, KY, Columbia, KY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Bike4Alz Group Stops in Bowling Green

A group of fraternity brothers from Western Kentucky University is biking across the country this summer in hopes of raising $100,000 for Alzheimer's disease research.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Alzheimer's, Health

WTVF Nashville

Rare illness afflicts Elizabethtown woman

In her dreams, she eats at buffets. She watches cooking shows on the Food Network and joins her family at the dinner table for meals, but Mallory Chaney can't have what can't be administered through a feeding tube.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Tuition Going Up for WKU Resident Students

Western Kentucky University students will be forking out more cash this year thanks to a budget increase approved by the school's board of regents Friday.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

US News & World Report

Parties Square Off in 2014 Congressional Baseball Game

Team managers Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, talk before the 2014 Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday at Nationals Park in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Jeff Flake

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

WKU students ride to fight Alzheimer's

A dozen Western Kentucky University students pedaled into Paducah Wednesday afternoon during a bicycle ride for Alzheimer's disease prevention, which began in San Diego and will end in Washington, D.C. For the fundraiser, called Bike4Alz, the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity brothers hope to raise $100,000 for the BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities, Non-Profit, Hopkinsville, KY

WLEX-TV Lexington

Weather Update, June 25

UK announced today that in-coming freshman, Trey Lyles, had a procedure done on his left leg.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WHAS11

Hemp takes root in Kentucky

Kentucky's industrial hemp pilot projects have literally taken root, with small crops growing at several universities and at private farms.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Eastern Kentucky University

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Lawson Spann Kicks Off Campaign Tour in Frankfort

Western Kentucky University graduate and Bowling Green native Jean-Marie Lawson Spann officially kicked off her campaign for Agriculture Commissioner Wednesday in Frankfort.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jun 16, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Stivers making trip to western Kentucky

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers is taking a trip to western Kentucky to hear more about issues important to the region.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY

Fri Jun 13, 2014

WHAS11

Former Kentucky GOP official dies

Nelda Barton-Collings, the first woman to lead the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the state's longtime Republican National Committeewoman, has died, a funeral home director said.

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Columbia Magazine

Barbara Dabney, Taylor County, KY

Barbara Dabney, Taylor County, KY She professed faith in Christ and was an active member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.

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Related Topix: Taylor County, KY, Campbellsville, KY, Psychology, Science, Columbia, KY

Grayson News Gazette

Whitaker, Wilson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James "Racky" and Pernie Whitaker of Leitchfield are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Earlene Racquel Whitaker to Matthew Frederick Wilson.

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Related Topix: Leitchfield, KY, Wedding, University of Louisville, Grayson County, KY, Inez, KY

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